PIAA Competitive Spirit Champions

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) has crowned champions in competitive spirit since 2013. Each overall classification champion and additional teams from the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) have qualified for the PIAA Championships since their inception, with PIAA District VII claiming a total of 13 state champions in the sport.

The WPIAL has produced multiple PIAA competitive spirit champions three times, with a record three coming in 2023 (Butler, Neshannock, Hempfield Area). A total of six different WPIAL schools have won PIAA titles: Butler (4), Bethel Park (2), Hempfield Area (2), Neshannock (2), South Fayette (2), and Shaler (1).

A full list of champions by year and classification can be found below.

Year School Level Results
2023 Hempfield Area 3A Large Varsity 92.50; def. runner-up Saint Huberts by 0.73 points
  Neshannock 2A Large Varsity 84.47; def. runner-up Hickory by 3.34 points
  Butler Co-Ed Varsity 87.53; def. runner-up McDowell by 3.03 points
2022 Hempfield Area 3A Large Varsity 94.20; def. runner-up Cumberland Valley by 1.30 points
  Neshannock 2A Large Varsity 84.90; def. runner-up Elk County Catholic by 0.27 points
2021 South Fayette 3A Small Varsity 90.37; def. runner-up Avon Grove by 4.34 points
2020 South Fayette Small Varsity 88.73; def. runner-up Lansdale Catholic by 1.45 points
2019 Bethel Park Small Varsity 92.33; def. runner-up South Park by 3.18 points
  Butler Co-Ed Varsity 89.33; def. runner-up McDowell by 0.65 points
2018 Shaler Small Varsity 92.27; def. runner-up Bethel Park by 1.90 points
2017 Bethel Park Small Varsity 81.53; def. runner-up Pine-Richland by 1.23 points
2016 Butler Small Varsity 83.10; def. runner-up Liberty by 3.43 points
2013 Butler Small Varsity 80.03; def. runner-up Pine-Richland by 2.36 points