NEW DATE: July 18 Join Sunny 95 at the Fortress for this Touch-A-Truck event. Get behind the wheel of some of the coolest trucks around! Not only will there be awesome trucks, but there will also be different types of emergency vehicles, heavy machinery, and tons of other types of vehicles! More information will become available closer to the event. Follow @FortressObetz on social for the most up-to-date information.
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April 29, 2020 News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association Jerry Snodgrass, Executive Director www.OHSAA.org | twitter.com/OHSAASports | facebook.com/OHSAASports For Immediate Release – April 29, 2020 Contact – Tim Stried, Director of Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org Fortress Obetz to Host OHSAA Cross Country Championships 50-acre multi-purpose complex onsoutheast side of Columbus signs five-year agreement with OHSAA COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association cross country state championships are moving to Fortress Obetz, a 50-acre multi-purpose sports complex with a 6,500-seat grandstand located on thesoutheast side of Columbus, OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass announced Wednesday. Fortress Obetz opened in 2017 on the former site of the [...]
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, all events during the month of May at the Fortress have been canceled. Visit the link below for more information about the virus and its impact so far: COVID-19 We will post any updates as new information unfolds. There’s no way to tell when we’ll be back on track, so keep an eye out for updates!
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, all events during the month of April at the Fortress have been canceled. Visit the link below for more information about the virus and its impact so far: COVID-19 We will post any updates as new information unfolds. There’s no way to tell when we’ll be back on track, so keep an eye out for updates!
July 25 The Static Monsters World Championships are coming to the Fortress! What is Static Monsters? The Static Monsters was put together as a small Strongman Style Push/Pull competition in November 2015 by Strongman Gold Coast and Coco’s Gym. With the Log Lift and the Axle Deadlift being iconic strength sports events and also being well known and practiced among strongman athletes, it was the perfect fit to get people to have a go. The competition was then opened up to allow more people to be able to compete against eachother under the same rules and conditions. Year two [...]
September 19 & 20 The K9 Frisbee Toss & Fetch Worldwide Championship is back at the Fortress! Fortress Obetz will be hosting the K9 Frisbee Toss & Fetch Worldwide Championship on Saturday, September 19. The UpDog Challenge will be on Sunday, September 20! The K9 Frisbee Toss & Fetch Worldwide Championship is a true, worldwide championship. The competition will consist of 3,000 league members and their dogs; from 175+ Toss & Fetch Clubs; in 4 different continents; in 15 countries. The teams will compete simultaneously (in their time zone), on the same day, in one of 23 convenient regional locations. Club [...]
October 4 Columbus Buddy Walk - Presented by the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio The Buddy Walk returns to the Fortress! We are thrilled to be hosting the Columbus Buddy Walk for the second year in a row! Join the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio as we unite for a common cause and raise funds at the 2020 Columbus Buddy Walk. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, take the first step and donate or register today! Help spread the word; all are welcome for this day of celebration! Visit [...]
July 2 Don't miss the 4th Annual Famous Fortress Fireworks! There will be live music, games, food trucks, inflatables, giveaways, and more! FREE!! On Thursday, July 2nd, join the Obetz community at the Fortress and Memorial Park for the 4th annual fireworks display at Fortress Obetz! The fireworks will be let off in the field just north of the Memorial Park pond. The start time for the fireworks is set for 9:50 PM. The gates at Fortress Obetz will open at 6:00 PM. This is a FREE event! No chairs or canopies are permitted in the Fortress. You are permitted to [...]
Our slate of football events is similar to 2019 with one of the highlight events of the year returning, the Fourth Annual Obetz Bowl! Here are some football events you can expect this year: July - October — Obetz Youth Football September 3 — Obetz Bowl - Hamilton Township vs. Groveport Madison September 11 — Bishop Ready vs. St Charles September 18 — Bishop Ready vs. Liberty Union October 2 — Bishop Ready vs. Columbus Academy October 16 — Bishop Ready vs. Whitehall Yearling Click the dates to learn more about each event. [...]
Though a partnership with the Columbus Crew, Fortress Obetz hosts the Columbus Crew Academy weekly throughout the year. We have a few other soccer events scheduled this year as well: July 13-17 — Ajax Soccer Camp Click the dates to learn more about each event.