Tickles The Clown is a judge at the 2011 Sectionals Competition, alongside Brandy and Dorothy Saunders. For three years running, Tickles won the party clown of the year award.
He was portrayed by Guilford Adams.
He appears as judge in the Sectionals Competition. He is seen enjoying New Directions' performance of ABC. Tickles believes that it is nice to be working with kids who are "just sick with talent." He is the judge who announces the result of Sectionals. It's implied that Sugar Motta likes him.