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2809, 2018

Ohio Machine Fall Classic To Be Broadcasted On Lax Sports Network

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: Ohio Machine|

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE YOUTH CLINIC   For the second year in a row, the Ohio Machine Fall Classic on October 7 will be broadcasted on Lax Sports Network. Three games will be broadcasted throughout the day, including the Ohio Machine vs. Ohio State, Ohio State vs Denison, and Denison vs. Capital games. The games will be made available completely FREE at and on the LSN App. The second-year event [...]

108, 2018

Zfest is right around the corner!

By | August 1st, 2018|Categories: Community, Zucchinifest|

It's August! We are less than a month away from Zfest! A quick recap of everything we know so far: The Festival is on Labor Day Weekend this year.  August 31st - September 3rd. Fortress Obetz is in the process of being paved and will be completed in time for the Festival. FRIDAY — The Car Show and the Pageant are both kicking off the Festival on Friday. Registration for [...]

2707, 2018

Ohio Machine Fall To Launch 13-12

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Ohio Machine|

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Unable to complete the comeback, the Ohio Machine fell to the Florida Launch, 13-12, in their final home game of the season on Saturday at Fortress Obetz. After coming out of the half down three, the Machine (3-10) let loose, scoring four consecutive goals to bring the game within one goal. In his return to the Machine roster, midfielder Tom Schreiber started off the streak, netting his first [...]

2507, 2018

Zfest Pageant and Zfest Parade — Dates Announced, Registrations Available

By | July 25th, 2018|Categories: Community, Zucchinifest|

The Zucchinifest Pageant and the Zucchinifest Parade are now taking registrations! The Pageant will take place on the first day of the festival on Friday, August 31st. The Parade will take place on Sunday, September 2nd at 11:00 AM. Visit the link below for more information about the Pageant and to find the registrations for both the Pageant and Parade.

2407, 2018

Zucchinifest Car Show — Friday, August 31st

By | July 24th, 2018|Categories: Community, Zucchinifest|

The Obetz Zucchinifest Car & Motorcycle Show will be on Friday this year! It will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM inside Fortress Obetz. Registration will be from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM on the day of the Car Show. Awards will be held at 8:00 PM at the conclusion of the show. The categories will be: -Mayor’s Choice -Council’s Choice -People’s Best of Show -Top 20 — [...]

1607, 2018

Obetz Bowl — August 30th

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Community|

The Obetz Bowl is just over a month away! The battle on the gridiron between Hamilton Local Schools and Groveport Madison Schools will take place at Fortress Obetz on August 30th. Last year was the first matchup between these two schools in 50 years! Hamilton won in a nail biter last year. They were down 14-7 entering the 4th quarter and scored two late touchdowns to win the game 21-14! The intensity should be [...]

1307, 2018

Paving at Fortress Obetz

By | July 13th, 2018|Categories: Community|

The paving process has started at Fortress Obetz! The parking lot and the gravel entry pathways from the south will be paved just in time for the Zucchinifest! Also, the west football field closest to the baseball fields is in the process of being re-positioned. We’re very excited for this paving project and many other projects that are underway in the Village! We’ll keep everyone posted as projects begin to [...]

1207, 2018

Ohio Machine Set to Host First Responders Night Presented By Ohio Health And Post Game Party Presented by Gosling’s Ginger Beer

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Ohio Machine|

COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio Machine will face the Atlanta Blaze and host First Responders Night Presented By Ohio Health on Saturday, July 21 at Fortress Obetz. The event will run alongside Shootout For Soldiers to honor and recognize those who work tirelessly to protect the community and our nation. The first 2,500 fans to arrive will receive a limited-edition Ohio Machine Rally Towel presented by Ohio Health. The day will feature [...]

2906, 2018

BRET MICHAELS – Sunday Night at the Zucchinifest

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Community|

Bret Michaels is returning to the Obetz Zucchinifest! Bret Michaels featuring special guest Lita Ford will be playing the Zucchinifest on Sunday night (9/2) this year! Lita Ford will start the night off at 7:30 PM. Bret Michaels will perform at 9:00 PM. Fortress Obetz gates will open at 6:00 PM. This year’s festival hours: Friday 8/31: 5 PM – 11 PM Saturday 9/1: 11 AM – 11 PM Sunday 9/2: [...]

2006, 2018

Ohio Machine Announce Partnership with Columbus Recreation and Parks Department

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Community, Ohio Machine|

COLUMBUS, Ohio– The 2017 Major League Lacrosse champion, Ohio Machine and Columbus Recreation and Parks Department (CRPD) have teamed up to make the game of lacrosse accessible to everyone in central Ohio. The Ohio Machine Foundation’s first-of-its-kind grant allows CRPD to hire a seasonal employee to teach youth the game in community centers throughout the city. This announcement comes after last summer’s Urban Lacrosse initiative—a collaborative effort between US Lacrosse, Greater [...]

406, 2018

Zucchinifest – Monday Kid’s Day Lineup

By | June 4th, 2018|Categories: Community, Zucchinifest|

As we work on finalizing the schedule for Zfest, we would like to share with you some of the things we’ll have for you and your families to enjoy for Monday Kid’s Day (9/3). Returning this year will be the COSI Science Spots and the Columbus Zoo Animals! Brand new for this year will be the Cincinnati Circus Company! This will include things like unicycle artists, stilt jugglers, stilt balloon artists, living statues, magic [...]

106, 2018

Famous Fortress Fireworks

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Community|

It’s the second Independence Day for Fortress Obetz. Last year, we were overwhelmed with all the positive feedback, so we’re very excited to be doing this for the community again this year! You won’t want to miss it! Admission is free. On Wednesday, July 4th, join the Obetz community at Fortress Obetz and Memorial Park for the second annual fireworks display at Fortress Obetz. The fireworks will be let off [...]

2505, 2018

Zfest Saturday Night Entertainment Announced – Gretchen Wilson

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Community|

OBETZ, OHIO – May 25, 2018 – The wait is over! Gretchen Wilson featuring special guest Jessie G will be playing the Zucchinifest on Saturday (9/1) night this year! Jessie G will start the night off at 7:00 PM. Gretchen Wilson will perform at 9:00 PM. Fortress Obetz gates will open at 6:00 PM. The Zucchinifest Concerts will be on Saturday and Sunday this year. The Sunday entertainer has [...]

1505, 2018

Shootout for Soldiers: Using Lacrosse to Support Vets

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Community, Ohio Machine|Tags: |

OBETZ, OHIO – May 15, 2018 – Shootout for Soldiers is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use lacrosse as a platform to support American Veterans and foster community engagement. This season, Shootout for Soldiers and the Ohio Machine have partnered to say thank you to some incredibly selfless individuals. Today Shootout for Soldiers is honoring Derek Duncan. Originally from Obetz, Ohio, Petty Officer First [...]

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