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

CENTRAL – Erika Christiansen, Central Competition Director

WEST  Mike Ermer, Western Competition Director


Special Olympics Pennsylvania hosts the following state level competitions: 

If you would like to volunteer at a Special Olympics Pennsylvania event, follow this link to complete our volunteer application. Once you complete the application, you can select which event and which job you would like to help with!