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Special Olympics Unified Esports

Special Olympics Unified Esports

PlayVS is proud to partner with Special Olympics North America to run the official Unified esports league for Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools®, coming Spring 2022. Unified esports is an activity that combines students with intellectual disabilities (Special Olympics athletes) and students without intellectual disabilities (Unified partners) on esports teams.

Unified Esports League Enrollment for the spring season is now open!

Unified esports provides Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools with an additional opportunity to develop sportsmanship, build team bonds and cerate a community for athletes and partners to connect.

The PlayVS - Special Olympics Unified esports League is currently available for Unified Champion Schools in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, Michigan, Missouri, New York, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, California, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

Learn more about the details of our Spring League HERE

We look to expand to further states in the future! Don't see your state listed? Fill out our school interest form to express you want your state added!


Every player is given an opportunity to contribute to the success of their team through their unique skills and qualities.

Student Engagement

Esports is co-ed, all-inclusive and engages students who might not otherwise be able to participate in school activities or athletics.

Socialization Skills

Many students are already passionate about gaming. Esports provides a structured, coached environment where they can come together and, bond over a shared interest.

How Unified Esports Works

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Find Your Players

Post flyers, share the news in the morning announcements, and let other teachers know to spread the word around campus.

Build Your Program

Assemble as many teams as you'd like. All teams will compete in the Unified league and are inclusive to all who want to play.

Play and Connect

Teams play together on-campus or virtually. No travel required. Athletes and partners can bond and build friendships as the season progresses.

Enrollment for our Spring Season is now open. Don't wait, enroll today!

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Generation Unified

Learn more about Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools’ mission to empower fellow students and create a more inclusive world.

Unified Supercoach Spotlight

"Seeing the positive effect it had on everyone is one of the best and most rewarding parts of any aspect of my job, and one of the reasons I love that my job allows me to do something like this."

—Jonathan Frederick, Limestone H.S.