The Arnold Battle of Columbus 2018

The Arnold Battle of Columbus is excited and honored to announce that for 2018, we are partnered with the Arnold Sport Festival and will be expanding to include three full days of martial arts events and competitions.

2018 Arnold Battle of Columbus Para Martial Arts Competition Rules



  • PUI Adapted Martial Arts rules for all styles (guidelines available upon request).
  • The tournament sponsor reserves the right to combine or change any group of events when appropriate.
  • Competitors must wear a clean martial arts uniform of their style. Toenails and fingernails must be trimmed short.
  • 1st, 2nd, 4th and 4th place winners will receive special awards. Awards in all divisions.

Arnold Battle of Columbus 2018 REGISTRATION


There will be NO on-site registration the day of the event this year, Please make sure to register online at the link above ASAP!!!

Arnold Battle of Columbus Event Program Packet

You may alternatively download the program packet file in PDF (Portable Document Format) file format from here.

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The Arnold Battle of Columbus 2018 Announcement!

Announcement! 2018 Arnold Battle of Columbus Joined with Arnold Sports Festival - The Largest Sports Festival in the World.
43rd Arnold Battle of Columbus will be held on March 2-4, 2018 at Ohio Expo Center (Buckeye Building). Arnold Battle of Columbus will have over 10 different work shops on Friday, 3/2, 11 Separate Championships on Saturday, 3/3, On Sunday 3/4, Best of the Best Grand Champions Matches for all disciplines.
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Mandatory Coaches Meeting

All coaches must attend the mandatory Coaches / Referees Instruction Meeting on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 9:00am. Coach's passes will be validated at this meeting. Only coaches with a validated coach's pass will be permitted ring access and protest rights during competition events! If you do not attend the meeting, your pass will not be validated, and you will not be permitted to coach during your competitor's event! No refunds will be provided for coaches who are unable to be ringside.

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