The National Pageant
Our host hotel for the 2020 pageant will be announced shortly with a reservation link. A special rate is being reserved for our finalists and their families.
Schedule of Events
*This schedule is subject to change*
Friday, March 6, 2020
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Host Hotel TBA
Contestant Check-In & Welcome Meeting
Come learn about the pageant & the year ahead from Pageant Director Stephi Williams & her team. We will go over the weekend schedule and answer any questions about the competition and festival that contestants and parents may have.
Convention Center – Battelle Hall
Fitness Competition at Battelle Hall
We will be in the audience to watch and support the Fitness Competition for the Arnold Sports Festival.
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Contestants will interview with the judges at scheduled times posted the week of the pageant in the pageant group. As soon as your interview is complete, you can change into your provided activewear outfit for physical fitness.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Visit to the Lorimer Suite
Contestants will be escorted to the VIP Lorimer Suite to meet with Arnold Sports Festival CEO Jim Lorimer and get a special view of the convention hall.
Police Escort through the Convention Center to Meet the Bus
All contestants and staff will meet with the Columbus Police Department to be escorted from the Lorimer Suite to the bus loading area to go to the Arnold Kids & Teens Expo for the Physical Fitness Competition.
Leave the Convention Center for the Arnold Kids & Teen Expo
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Physical Fitness Competition – the Spartan Obstacle Course
Contestants will run the Spartan Obstacle Course and will be awarded points based on their finishing time. The highest score will go to the fastest finish. Scores are awarded by division.
Return to the Convention Center
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
We will go through the walking pattern, show flow, and opening during this rehearsal.
6:00 PM – 8:45 PM
Dinner & Free Time to Rest & Change
Dinner on your own. Please change into your outfit for the evening events at this time.
Party with the Pros
This exclusive event is hosted by the Arnold Sports Festival each year for all the competitors. More information will be provided closer to the pageant.
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Transportation to the Kids & Teens Expo
You will need to bring all of your items and wardrobe for the pageant with you on the bus.
12:15 PM – 2:00 PM
2020 Miss Teen & Miss Arnold Fitness Pageant
Regardless of placement, you MUST stay for photos on stage.