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The Disney's Friends for Change Games were Olympic-based televised games aired on the Disney Channel as part of the station's Friends for Change initiative. It replaced the Disney Channel Games and premiered on June 24, 2011 on Disney Channel.

The games did not continue into 2012 for unknown reasons.



Four teams (Blue, Green, Yellow, & Red) played for their chosen charity. An amount of $125,000 was automatically given to each charity and the winning team received an additional $200,000 for their chosen charity. The Red team supported the World Wildlife Fund, the Blue team supported The Ocean Conservancy, the Yellow Team supported UNICEF, and the Green Team supported Fauna & Flora International.

Red Team - World Wildlife Fund (Winners)

Star Show/Movie Representing
Mitchel Musso (Captain) Pair of Kings
Phineas and Ferb
Jake T. Austin Wizards of Waverly Place
Kelsey Chow Pair of Kings
Davis Cleveland Shake It Up
Zendaya Shake It Up
Dean Delannoit Disney Channel (Netherlands & Belgium)
Carlon Jeffery A.N.T. Farm
Roshon Fegan Shake It Up
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam
Doc Shaw Pair of Kings
The Suite Life on Deck

Notes: Red Team won the Disney Friends for Change Games. Winning 2 events, the Red Team won 1025 points and additional points from online donated points. They have donated over $300,000 when winning $100,000 extra points from the donated points. They won 2 trophies for winning and the online points.

Blue Team - The Ocean Conservancy

Star Show/Movie Representing
Debby Ryan (Captain) Jessie
The Suite Life on Deck
Allisyn Ashley Arm So Random!

Sonny with a Chance

Doug Brochu So Random!

Sonny with a Chance

Olavo Cavalheiro Disney Channel Brazil
Hutch Dano Zeke and Luther
Den Brother
Leo Howard Kickin' It
Stefanie Scott A.N.T. Farm
Jake Short A.N.T. Farm

Yellow Team - UNICEF

Star Show/Movie Representing
Bridgit Mendler (Captain) Good Luck Charlie
Wizards of Waverly Place
Lemonade Mouth
Jorge Blanco Disney Channel Latin America
Valentina Colombo Disney Channel Italy
Adam Irigoyen Shake It Up
Sierra McCormick A.N.T. Farm
Logan Miller I'm in the Band
Ryan Ochoa Pair of Kings
Gregg Sulkin Disney Channel UK
Wizards of Waverly Place
Avalon High

Green Team - Flora and Fauna International

Star Show/Movie Representing
Brandon Mychal Smith (Captain) So Random!

Sonny with a Chance

Valeria Baroni Disney Channel Latin America
Paula Dalli Disney Channel Spain
David Henrie Wizards of Waverly Place
Adam Hicks Zeke and Luther
Lemonade Mouth
Sterling Knight So Random!
Sonny with a Chance
China Anne McClain A.N.T. Farm
Eve Ottino Disney Channel France
Bella Thorne Shake It Up

1: After winning the High Energy Dance Battle, the Red Team used their prize - the chance to take any other team's player - to "steal" Roshon from the Blue Team.
2: China Anne, Doc, Doug, and Ryan were voted MVPs of their respective teams during Week 2.China Anne switched teams with Ryan, and Doug switched with Doc.
  3: In week 3, China Anne and Sierra were named captains of their teams in the recycler challenge, but Brandon and Bridgit continued as captains in week 4.
  4: In week 4, a mystery player was added to help the Blue team. That mystery player was Leo Howard.


Four events were held.

Week Event Description Air Date Winning team
1 High Energy Dance Battle Teams performed a dance routine atop an energy generating dance floor. The winning team was allowed to steal a player from another team. Rosero McCoy judged the teams. 6/24/2011 - 6/26/2011 Red Team
2 Wash Out Teams searched for 3 pieces of clothing of their team color (shirt, pants, and jacket) and washed and dried them using a human-powered washer and a clothesline. MVPs were chosen for each team and switched amongst the teams. 7/08/2011 - 7/10/2011 Yellow Team
3 The Recycler Team members ran on giant hamster wheels to power a high speed conveyor belt filled with recyclable items that other team members took and threw into recycle bins. In the final round, the youngest players from the green and yellow teams became team captains. 7/15/2011 - 7/17/2011 Green Team
4 The Ultimate Course for Change Teams will be doing an ultra obstacle course. It will incorporate Friends For Change green themes. 7/29/2011 - 7/31/2011 Red Team


Teams Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Total Placing
300 200 100 425 1025 1st
200 100 100 300 700 2nd
50 300 200 0 550 3rd
100 100 300 0 500 4th
Light teal: Team got the highest points in a challenge
Light red: Team got the lowest points in a challenge
Gold-  Team got the highest points at the end of the competition
Light Grey:  Team was disqualified

5: Since both Yellow and Green Teams both advanced to the next challenge without completing the previous challenge correctly, both were disqualified from the event. Therefore, they earned 0 points.

Online Points

On the Internet, fans played games and donated points to their favorite team. The Red Team won with 38%, earning them an extra $100,000 for their charity. Blue was donated 24%, Yellow was donated 20%, and Green Team was donated 18%.

Concert for Hope

The Concert for Hope was performed at the end of the games. It featured Allstar Weekend, Jonas Brothers, and Selena Gomez and the Scene.



The first event was viewed by 3.4 million viewers (8:00 P.M/12:00 AM UTC), 3.9 million viewers (8:30 P.M./12:30 AM UTC), and 4.9 million viewers (9:00 P.M/1:00 AM UTC). The finale special was viewed by 3.6 million viewers with Kids 6-11 (1.9 million/7.7 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (1.6 million/6.4 rating). The entire series was viewed by over 37 million unique viewers.

External links

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