Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Championship

Our 2017 Sports Trivia event was held July 13 at the Lake Club in Poland. Stay tuned for more information on our 2018 event!

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 Championship will be held July 13th 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

2017 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 Championship! 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 form and mailing a check payable to Potential Development to:

 Potential Development
Attn: Jodi Harmon
209 W. Woodland Avenue
Youngstown, Oh 44502

Call (330) 746-7641 for more information.


Master of Ceremonies

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

2017 Meet and Greet Sports Celebrities

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

Brian Crist – Wide Receivers Coach, Youngstown State University

Anthony Schlegel – Ohio State Linebacker and former New York Jet and Cincinnati Bengal

John Peterson – Offensive Line Coach, University of Pittsburgh

Jeff Christian – Youngstown SteelHounds Left Wing and former New Jersey Devils, Pittsburgh Penguins and the Phoenix Coyotes

Kirk Barton – Ohio State Linebacker and former player for the Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos

Bobby Carpenter – Ohio State Linebacker and former player for the Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, and St. Louis Rams

Beanie Wells – Ohio State Running Back and former player for the Arizona Cardinals

Jeff Ryan – Former Youngstown State Quarterback

Jerry McGee – Former PGA Tour Golfer

Terence Dials – Former Ohio State Basketball Player

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



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.