The Arnold Indoor Rowing Challenge

  • Hosted By: Greater Columbus Rowing Association
  • 2018 Indoor Open Regatta

The Arnold Sports Festival is the largest multi-sport festival in the United States. It attracts over 18,000 athletes from 80 nations competing in 70 different sports. Click for more info on other events or the The Arnold Festival itself. 


Venue: Rowing takes place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on the second floor Eisenman & Trott rooms. This is conveniently near the Crossfit Arnold Affiliate Gathering in the first floor ballrooms. There are many food options available throughout the Convention Center and nearby. There are many restrooms available, but no lockers.

Equipment: All races will be held on Concept 2 Model D ergs. Ergs are equipped with the Concept 2 electronic timing system. An animated “race” is projected on a screen where racers and spectators can watch event progress.