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PlayVS partners with Special Olympics North America

North American amateur esports platform PlayVS has announced an official partnership with Special Olympics North America.

Set to begin this fall, PlayVS will serve as the official high school esports league operator in the U.S. for Special Olympics Unified esports. The initiative will focus on growing the programme, which combines students with intellectual disabilities (Special Olympics athletes) and students without intellectual disabilities (Unified partners) on inclusive esports teams

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PlayVS and Special Olympics North America ran a successful pilot league during the 2020-21 school year, which included over 40 Unified teams from nine different states competing in Rocket League.