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Students have the unique opportunity to shape the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival and make it a memorable experience for the athletes. Thousands of students volunteer on campus each year. Don't miss out on your chance to be part of this years Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival!

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Special Student Opportunities

Thank you for wanting to volunteer for Special Olympics Pennsylvania.Without our volunteers, we would not be able to have such a successful Fall Festival year after year.

Would you like to support Special Olympics Fall Festival at Villanova to make 2014 the best competition yet? Check out our volunteer page, or Donate Here

"Let me win.  But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
— Athlete Oath

How to Get Involved

How to Get Involved

Click here to learn about Volunteer opportunities!

The Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival is unlike any other event at Villanova.  With great reason, athletes, volunteers, and students alike regularly remark that Fall Festival is their favorite weekend of the year.  Nothing else unites our campus with as much enthusiasm, and nothing makes Villanova as wonderful as experiencing the athletes’ excitement, sportsmanship, and joy.”

–Paul Insley, ’14
2013 Director of Competition



Fact:  Eunice Kennedy Shriver organized the first International Special Olympics Games in 1968. Held at Chicago's Soldier Field, the event consisted of 1,000 athletes from 26 states and Canada competing in track and field, swimming, and floor hockey.

How Can You Help

Not sure how you can volunteer during the Special Olympics Weekend? Check out our various volunteer opportunities to see what you can do to help.

Already know what you want to volunteer for? Sign Up Online Today!

Miss the volunteer recruitment nights but still looking for more information? No problem. Just e-mail and we'd be happy to help!

Want your student group represented at O-Town or just have a great idea? E-mail to get started!

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