State & Sectional Events

Download our State Events: Important Dates, Deadlines & Help Desk Hours documents to stay on top of when competition documents are due and when our staff is available to answer questions.

Important dates and deadlines can also be found on our Events Calendar. 


Sectional competitions are hosted by Special Olympics Pennsylvania for each training season (summer, fall, winter) in each of the three sections of the state (west, central, east). 

EAST –  Bruce Bach, Senior Competition Director

  • Eastern Spring Sectional – Kutztown University: May 7, 2022
  • Eastern Fall Sectional – DeSales University: October 2, 2022  

CENTRAL – Erika Christiansen, Central Competition Director

  • Central Spring Sectional – Saint Francis University: April 23, 2022
  • Central Fall Sectional – Juniata College: September 25, 2022

WEST  Mike Ermer, Western Competition Director

  • Western Spring Sectional – Carnegie Mellon University: April 30, 2022
  • Western Fall Sectional – Slippery Rock University: September 25, 2022


Special Olympics Pennsylvania hosts the following state level competitions: