On Friday March 1st, thru Sunday March 3rd, Warrior Island will be holding a fighter casting call at the exciting Arnold Sports Festival at the Greater Columbus Convention Center located at 400 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Get your Expo ticket then Stop at the Tiffin Mat booth in hall C and register for the casting call. Interviews will be done Friday thru Sunday Noon to 4pm all three days. All Fighters that plan to attend open castings for GPG’s Warrior Island are encouraged to RSVP in advance. Every competitor that registers in advance will receive an email confirmation along with a questionnaire that will help them prepare for the casting call. Fighters attending the Arnold Sports Festival can pre-register by emailing James Jefferson at jefferson.j@globalprovingground.com. Each fighter that tries out gets a VOTE FOR ME global proving ground T shirt with QR code to help fans vote for them.

During each open casting call, reality show hopefuls will be required to demonstrate their fighting skills and tell the world why fight fans should vote them onto the show in an intense 1-2 minute video. ALL experienced fighters with a combat sports background are encouraged to try out. Training gear will be available for fighter use during filming. Coaches are welcome to attend. All Fighters and their guests make sure to get your Arnold Expo ticket and meet us in Hall C.

About Global Proving Ground (GPG):

Global Proving Ground (GPG) is the ideal platform for fighters of all martial arts disciplines to showcase their skills on a global level. It is THE place for promoters, sponsors, television producers, match makers and fight managers to discover new elite fight talent. GPG offers skilled combat sports athletes of all disciplines useful tools to help showcase their skills and advance their careers. It is also a place for fans to show support for their favorite amateur and professional fighters. More info at GlobalProvingGround.com

About Warrior Island:

The exciting reality based combat sports TV show ‘Warrior Island’, created by James Jefferson and directed by Hollywood veteran Ben Perry, will put 16 elite fighters on an island in the Pacific Ocean. Each week the fighters will battle one another to stay on the island and compete for international stardom, bragging rights, and a significant grand prize. The 16 fighters that go to the island will be determined by fan votes. Fans can vote for their favorite GPG fighter by subscribing to the GPG YouTube Channel and clicking the ‘like’ button attached to their favorite. 

Arnold Fitness EXPO:
The 2013 Arnold Fitness EXPO will again feature 700 booths of the latest in sports equipment, apparel and nutrition and a stage that hosts unique, non-stop competitions and entertainment that combine to make the Arnold Fitness EXPO the heart of the Arnold Sports Festival.

The Arnold Fitness EXPO, in the main hall of the Greater Columbus Convention Center, is the nation’s largest health and fitness exposition. It annually showcases leading businesses and organizations showcasing the latest trends in the industry.

“The Fitness EXPO is among the must-see attractions at the Arnold Sports Festival for many of the Weekend’s 175,000 attendees, and at just $15 per day is the best value in all of sports entertainment,” said Jim Lorimer, co-producer of the Arnold Sports Festival. “We have attracted all of the top industry companies that will all put together elaborate displays that will once again draw jam-packed crowds to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.” The EXPO Stage hosts the Arnold Strongman Classic and prejudging for the Ms. International, Fitness International and Figure International competitions. Other highlights include Arnold Amateur Strongman, Arnold Arm-wrestling and the Arnold Amateur Bodybuilding finals.