As noted, WWE will host a NXT live event during the Arnold Sports Festival weekend in Columbus, Ohio in early March. There will be a strong WWE presence at this year’s Arnold Festival as WWE Experience has been announced.

Below are the details:

WWE Experience at the Arnold Sports Festival

WWE Universe, don’t miss your chance to take part in the WWE Experience at the Arnold Sports Festival March 5-8, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio!

NXT Live Event
For the first time in WWE history, NXT comes to Columbus, Ohio, as part of the Arnold Sports Festival! See WWE’s Superstars of tomorrow, as WWE presents NXT Live at the LC Pavilion on Thursday, March 5! See NXT Champion Sami Zayn, NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte, WWE Superstars Ryback and Big Show, WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, Adrian Neville, Kevin Owens, Finn Bálor, Hideo Itami, Sasha Banks and many more!

Tickets will be available on Friday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. ET at the LC Pavilion Box Office and

Don’t miss your chance to attend VIP Experiences, including ringside seats and exclusive meet-and-greets with Ric Flair, Ryback and Big Show!

WWE Experience Event
For a jam-packed weekend of action and entertainment, there’s no better spot at this year’s Arnold Sports Festival than the WWE Experience on Saturday, March 7, and Sunday, March 8.

Enjoy live matches, featuring some of the best up-and-coming talent from WWE and NXT. Meet the Superstars and Divas of WWE’s next generation during autograph signings with Finn Bálor, Hideo Itami, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Tyler Breeze, Sasha Banks, Charlotte, Alexa Bliss and more, plus don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal with WWE Legends during Q&A Sessions.

See what it takes to become a WWE Superstar and watch a live tryout. Will any of these recruits become the next breakout Superstar? Better yet, will you? If you’re serious about a future in sports entertainment, stop by the WWE recruiting booth and tell us.

Location: Columbus Convention Center

Attractions include:

* Live Matches
* Autograph Signings
* Guest Appearances
* Q&A Sessions with WWE Legends
* Live Tryouts
* Recruiting Information
* WWE Shop and Much More

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, March 7
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Autograph Signings
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Q&A Sessions
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Live Matches
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Autograph Signings
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Live Tryouts
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Q&A Session
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Autograph Signings
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Live Matches
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Q&A Session
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Live Matches
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Autograph Signings
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Q&A Session
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Live Tryouts

Sunday, March 8
10:00 AM – 12:00PM Autograph Signings
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Q&A Session
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Q&A Session
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Live Matches
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Autograph Signings
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Autograph Signings
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Q&A Session
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Live Matches

*Talent and schedule subject to change. A daily expo ticket is required for admission. One autograph per person. Autographs are first come, first served. Admission into the event does not guarantee an autograph. No posed photo opportunities are permitted.

General Admission Daily Expo Tickets: $10*

Daily Expo Tickets offer admission to the Arnold Fitness Expo on any one day.

*Note: The WWE Experience will only take place on March 7 & 8. Expo ticket prices will increase at the door, so be sure to purchase in advance at

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