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March 3 - 5, Columbus, Ohio, USA
New for 2017!!! The Arnold Fencing Classic 2017 will be adding an RJCC!!
Everyone can fence: Y8, RYC, RJCC, Open, Vet
Three days. Forty-one events. The most unique event with the most unique medals anywhere in the world of fencing. The Arnold Fencing Classic is a part of the Arnold Sports Festival, the largest multi-sport festival in the world. 2017 featues Y8, an RYC (Regional Youth Circuit), RJCC (Regional Junior and Cadet), Senior, Veteran, Longsword, and Rapier events in Olympic and historical weapons.

Longword & Rapier Tournament!

New for 2017! We've had longsword and rapier demonstrations and workshops for the past few years. This year we add a tournament. Events are Saturday and Sunday.

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Referee Clinic with Abdel Abdelaziz

Thursday Mar 2nd 2017 4:00PM
Hyatt Regency,
400 N. High Street, Columbus, OH
Fee is $75 paid at the door

Abdelaziz is one of the most experienced referees in the United States. He obtained his FIE license in 1979 and has extensive international experience officiating numerous Cadet, Junior and Senior World Cups in addition to PanAm Championships in all three weapons. He is a constant fixture at all USA Fencing Nationals and NCAA events as well as working all major fencing events around the United States and Canada.
All Fencers, Coaches, and Parents are welcome.
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