Champions Center Expo

Regional and National-level horse shows

Category: SERVICES

Horse Hotel & Layover Facility

We offer a safe and reliable layover facility for your horses.  Located between Columbus and Dayton, Ohio our facility is just a quarter mile from Interstate 70 at Exit 59 at the back of the Clark County Fairgrounds. There are indoor and outdoor stalls available.

The indoor barn features 318 permanent 10’x10′ stalls with asphalt flooring. The outdoor barns feature 152 permanent 8’x10′ stalls with dirt flooring. Shavings, electric hookups, and showers are available.

All layovers are required to use shavings.

Advanced reservations and health certificate/coggins papers are required for all layovers. As an event driven facility, available dates and stall locations may vary. The outdoor open arena may be used to exercise your horse(s). The indoor arena is available by appointment only at additional cost.

Indoor Stalls……………………………………………………$25 per night

Outdoor Stalls……………………………………………….$25 per night

Camping………………………………………………………….$30 per night

Shavings………………………………………………………..$7.00 per bag

We accept Cash, Checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express     

Full Service Events

While we set a gold standard in equestrian and livestock events, Champions Center Expo touts a diverse and versatile portfolio. Seminars, quarterly meetings, trade shows, craft fairs, festivals, concerts, reunions and weddings are just a few examples of what The Champions Center Expo’s talented and dedicated staff can do for you. Various industry events of all sizes attract participants and exhibitors from across the nation to our Springfield, Ohio venue.

Many organizations rely on The Champions Center Expo for their local, regional, and even national events. The Champions Center Grill, located near the entrance, offers gourmet catering and exceptional service. Whether it’s a local wedding reception or a corporate fundraising event, the Champions Center Expo has the facilities you need to make your event a successful, memorable occasion. When it comes to picking a venue for your special event, choose the champions!

Halverson appointed OEAA Executive Director

Press Release: The Board of Directors of The Ohio Equine & Agriculture Association is pleased to welcome David J. Halverson as Executive Director of the Champions Center, a state-of-the-art livestock exposition complex located on the Clark County Fairgrounds campus. Mr. Halverson, recently of Ackley, Iowa, brings fourteen years of experience to the position, having directed All-Phase Arena in Minnesota, Kirkwood Community College’s Iowa Equestrian Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the Ag & Renewable Energy Center as well as Ellsworth’s Equestrian Center, in Iowa Falls, Iowa.

According to OEAA Board President Larry Krugh, “Dave’s background in managing all aspects of three different livestock and equine arenas, as well as his experience in the funding and financial aspects of facilities like the Champions Center makes him uniquely qualified for this position. The board and staff are very excited to welcome him to Springfield, and we’re looking forward to his expert leadership and positive energy as the Champions Center enters a new level of growth and community involvement.”

With Clark County’s long tradition as a progressive location for new agricultural developments, from the origin of the national 4-H program to innovations in farm machinery, the Champions Center is in a unique position to evolve into the most exciting livestock expo center in the Midwest, and the OEAA Board looks forward to working with Mr. Halverson to achieve that goal.