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Team: Arnold Classic
Event Type: Bodybuilding Competition
Date: March 5-8, 2020
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
Notable Winners: Rich Gaspari, Shawn Ray, Flex Wheeler, Kevin Levrone
Arnold Classic TicketsThe Arnold Classic is the IFBB event that brings together bodybuilding and strength athletes from across the globe. Fans of the sport make the pilgrimage to Columbus, Ohio, to enjoy a festival that celebrates physical excellence and intense competition. Every year the biggest names in the sphere of bodybuilding gather to do battle against the newcomers who aspire to make their way into the top of the rankings. For four days in March, Ohio becomes a melting pot of strength training and bodybuilding enthusiasts that share their regimens, experiences and excitement and form lifelong friendships that are renewed with the next Spring get-together. The Greater Columbus Convention Center plays host to this exciting event, with the capacity to welcome an astounding number of over 200,000 attendees thanks to recent expansion. Arnold Classic events are also held in Australia, Brazil, South Africa, Hong Kong and Spain, giving bodybuilding a global appeal and aspiring athletes the ability to qualify for the Mr. Olympia championship. Get your Arnold Classic tickets at StubHub.
Where is the Arnold Classic held?The Arnold Classic is held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, and the 2020 Arnold Classic will take place between March 5-8. While Ohio is the home of the Arnold Classic, other events are held throughout the world. The Greater Columbus Convention Center is a venue located in downtown Columbus and is situated along the east side of North High Street. The Greater Columbus Convention Center was constructed in 1993 and expanded twice: once in 1999 and again in 2016.
How many people attend the Arnold Classic?The Arnold Classic is the most anticipated fitness event in North America. During the Arnold Classic, the Greater Columbus Convention Center houses 900 booths and boasts over 200,000 attendees, making the event the largest fitness expo in the United States.
What are some recent Arnold Classic records?The USA Team currently holds its lead over the World Team with a 15–7 record. The 2019 game was an intense matchup with 13 lead changes. The teams tied three times and the World Team was ahead 50–43 at halftime. By the end of the fourth quarter, the USA had pulled ahead bringing home the victory with a final score of 93–87. In 2018, it was the World Team that came out on top with a final score of 89–76 points, led by head coach Roy Rana. Rana holds four Summit wins.
Who are the most notable winners of the Arnold Classic?Throughout the years, the Arnold Classic has featured some of the best athletes to ever compete on a bodybuilding stage. The winner of the inaugural Arnold Classic in 1989 was bodybuilding legend Rich Gaspari. In that first Arnold Classic, Jackie Paisley took home the Ms. International title. The competition has been held every year, with winners including 1990s era mainstays Shawn Ray, Flex Wheeler, Kevin Levrone and the late Naser El Sonbaty. Arnold Classic winners of the 2000s era include eight-time Mr. Olympia winner Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, Dexter Jackson and Kai Greene.
What other events surround the Arnold Classic?The Arnold Classic is part of the Arnold Sports Festival, a greater group of events that encompasses a number of fitness events and competitions outside the scope of bodybuilding. These events include the Kids and Teens EXPO and the Arnold Strongman competition.
How do athletes qualify for the Arnold Classic?IFBB eligibility requirements state that athletes must be registered with the IFBB and declare their interest to compete. They must also fill out an application that is reviewed by the governing body. If accepted, athletes receive airfare and lodging as well as a VIP ticket package to be used at their disposal.
Where can I get tickets for the Arnold Classic?Fans can get tickets for the Arnold Classic at StubHub, the world’s biggest ticket marketplace. StubHub offers its 100% FanProtect guarantee to keep your transactions safe and secure for hassle-free ticket purchases via desktop or mobile app.
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