2016 Sporting Competitions
July 27 – 30, ShowPlace PavilionHeld under sanction of the Ohio Association of United States Amateur Boxing, this is sure to be a big hit.Please note: Registration on Tuesday July 26 has moved back to the Douglas Recreation Center at 1250 Windsor Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43211.Also Note: Per USA boxing rules: All boxers must have pre-bout physical prior to registration. Thanks, see you there.
July 30 – 31, Buckeye Sports CenterWith a large number of age divisions for men, women and children in these USA Wrestling Tournaments, there’s no match for this folkstyle and freestyle competition. Fairgoers will be pinned to their seats while watching the excitement.
July 31 (8 am), Crew StadiumExperience the Ohio State Fair from end to end as you walk or jog your way past rides and animals at one of the most unique 5K routes you’ll find! All participants get free Fair admission, free parking, a SkyGlider ticket and a Fair goodie bag with the race entry fee of $35 in advance for adults or $20 for those 15 and under ($40 on race day for adults or $25 for those 15 and younger). Click here to learn how to save when you order a “Friends & Family Pack.”
July 31, Buckeye Sports CenterSince 1966, baton twirlers have brightened up the Fair. Competitions include solo baton twirlers, duets / pairs, parade corps, twirling teams, dance twirl teams and show teams.
Cheerleading & Dance
Cheerleading & Dance entry form and information
Aug. 7, Buckeye Sports CenterCheerleaders from all over Ohio perform routines of cheers, gymnastics and dance to compete for top titles in this Americheer/AmeriDance sanctioned event.
Aug. 5, Buckeye Sports CenterThis new doubles competition will allow teams to go head-to-head in a double-elimination tournament. Please download the forms and information below for information on how to register for the tournament.
July 30, Buckeye Sports CenterThe third annual Buckeye Classic includes competitions such as Olympic sparring, sports poomsae, open poomsae, station breaking and flying side kick, among others.