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3103, 2020

April Events at the Fortress – Canceled

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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!

1402, 2020

Static Monsters World Championships — Strongman competition coming to the Fortress

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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 [...]

1302, 2020

Inaugural Fortress 5K coming in June

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June 13 Dubbed "Storm the Fortress," we are thrilled to announce the inaugural Fortress 5K & Fun Run! Fortress Obetz and Hamilton Local Schools have teamed up to bring a 5K to the Obetz community. Part of the proceeds will go to the Hamilton Local Schools cross country and track programs! A link to registration be available soon. Keep an eye out! More information will become available closer to the [...]

1302, 2020

K9 Frisbee Toss & Fetch Worldwide Championship returns to the Fortress

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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 [...]

1302, 2020

Columbus Buddy Walk returns to the Fortress

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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 [...]

1302, 2020

Sunny 95’s Touch-A-Truck coming to the Fortress

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June 27 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.

1302, 2020

America’s Strongest Athlete with Disabilities Competition

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May 2 On May 2nd, we are going to discover America's strongest athlete with disabilities! We are very excited to be hosting this event here at the Fortress! This event will be streamed live from the courtyard of the Fortress.   This contest is open to any athlete with a physical limitation that puts them at a significant disadvantage against an able-bodied athlete of otherwise equal skill.   Visit ticketor.com [...]

1302, 2020

4th Annual Famous Fortress Fireworks

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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 [...]

1302, 2020

Football Events at the Fortress in 2020

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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 [...]

1302, 2020

Rugby Events at the Fortress in 2020

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Just like last year, you can expect some great ruby to be played at the Fortress this year! Here's what we have so far: April 25 — D1A & D1 Elite Collegiate Rugby, Women's Final and Men's Semis May 23 — Rugby Ohio — 2019 High School State Championship Semi-Finals May 30 — Rugby Ohio — 2019 High School State Championship Finals   Click the dates to learn more about [...]

1302, 2020

Soccer Events at the Fortress in 2020

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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: April 18 — Club Ohio Nike Challenge Cup July 13-17 — Ajax Soccer Camp   Click the dates to learn more about each event.  

1302, 2020

Ultimate (Frisbee) Events at the Fortress in 2020

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We have a jam-packed season of Ultimate, and we are super thrilled about it! Check out what we have scheduled so far: April 4 — Columbus Pride vs. Nashville Nightshade - Premier Ultimate League May 9 — USA Ultimate High School State Championships May 16 — Columbus Pride vs. New York Gridlock - Premier Ultimate League May 16 — USA Ultimate — D-III College Championships   Click the dates to [...]

1302, 2020

The Columbus Pride will call Fortress Obetz home for the 2020 season

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The Columbus Pride of the Premier Ultimate League will once again call Fortress Obetz home! The Fortress is thrilled to have them back as the league moves into its second year. Home Games: April 4 May 16 Visit www.premierultimateleague.com More information will become available closer to the event. Follow @FortressObetz on social for the most up-to-date information.   [...]

1202, 2020

QFM96 Bike Nights at the Fortress

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The Fortress is the new home of the QFM96 Bike Night!   From May through September, the Fortress Courtyard will host 19 QFM96 Bike Nights!   There will be live music, beer, food trucks, and of course bikes! The courtyard bars will be serving up plenty of drinks with a variety of options. Dates: May 7 May 14 May 21 May 28 June 4 June 11 June 18 June 25 [...]

1202, 2020

Bands of America returning to the Fortress in October

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October 3 Bands of America is returning to the Fortress! Outstanding high school marching bands from around the Midwest will perform at the 2019 Bands of America Central Ohio Regional Championship, presented by Yamaha.   More information will become available closer to the event. Follow @FortressObetz on social for the most up-to-date information.  

1202, 2020

Lacrosse Events at the Fortress in 2020

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The Fortress will see many different lacrosse events this year. Here are the events we can expect so far! April 4 — Turpin Spartans vs. Akron Hoban Knights April 26 — COYLL Play Day - Youth Tournament May 2 — Resolute Shootout Youth Tournament May 30 — 25th Annual Ohio Cup – Youth Tournament   Click the dates to learn more about each event.