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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®. 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

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

The PlayVS - Special Olympics Unified esports League is currently available for Unified Champion Schools in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

We look to expand to further states in the future!


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.

Express Interest in Our Fall 2024 Season Today

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Learn More About National Unified Esports League for High Schools Spring 2024 Season

Generation Unified

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