Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Challenge

July 19th at the Lake Club in Poland

Test Your Sports Knowledge! We are thrilled to announce an innovative event that blends philanthropy, sports trivia knowledge and fun. Benefiting Potential Development Schools for Students with Autism, the third annual Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Challenge will be held July 19th at The Lake Club in Poland, Ohio.

We can assure you that it will be unlike any charitable event you’ve ever attended. With a grand prize of $10,000 and celebrity guests, it is sure to be your new favorite night of the year!

Grand Prize

Second Place

2018 Sponsors

Title Sponsor


Presented in Honor and Memory of
Esther and Morris Simon
by their son, Michael J. Simon

“Touchdown” Sponsors


“Home Run” Sponsors


“Goal” Sponsors


Media Sponsors


Support Potential Development Schools for Students with Autism while promoting your company through the Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Challenge! All sponsorships include access to the VIP Meet and Greet with sports celebrities and a Sports Trivia team playing for a chance to win $10,000!

Order online or skip the fees by downloading the sponsorship registration form and mailing a check payable to Potential Development to:

 Potential Development
Attn: Jodi Harmon
2405 Market Street
Youngstown, Oh 44507

For more information, please send email to Jodi@Potential or call 330-746-7641.


Master of Ceremonies

Bob Hannon, Executive Director of the Youngstown and Mahoning Valley United Way
Ed Muransky, The Muransky Companies

2018 Meet and Greet Sports Celebrities

AJ Hawk - Former Ohio State Linebacker

Anthony Schlegel – Former Ohio State Linebacker

Austin Carr - Former Cleveland Cavaliers and current Cleveland Cavaliers Sports Broadcaster

Bobby Carpenter – Former Ohio State Linebacker 

John Hirschbeck – Major League Baseball Umpire, Crew Chief and first president of the World Umpires Association

Kelly Pavlik -  Former Professional Boxer

Mike Tomczak -  Former Pittsburgh Steelers Quaterback and current Sports Commentator

Phil Bourque - Former Pittsburgh Penguin and current Pittsburgh Penguin Radio Analyst

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini - Former professional boxer and currently actor and film producer

Jim Tressel – President, Youngstown State University and former coach of YSU and OSU


Pub Fare

Get in the sports mindset with your favorite pub food!

Open Bar

Enjoy your favorite soft drink or top shelf adult beverage from our open bar.

NO cell phones, smart phones, hand held personal devices or reference materials of any kind may be used during the event. There is a zero tolerance/zero strike policy that will be strictly enforced with immediate elimination of the entire team.
All participants must be 21 years of age or older.
Written waivers will need to be signed by ALL team members on the night of the event before the team is eligible for participation.