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)
|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|
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
|Debby Ryan (Captain)|| Jessie|
The Suite Life on Deck
|Allisyn Ashley Arm||So Random!|
|Doug Brochu||So Random!|
|Olavo Cavalheiro||Disney Channel Brazil|
|Hutch Dano|| Zeke and Luther|
|Leo Howard||Kickin' It|
|Stefanie Scott||A.N.T. Farm|
|Jake Short||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
Yellow Team - UNICEF
|Bridgit Mendler (Captain)|| Good Luck Charlie|
Wizards of Waverly Place
|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
Green Team - Flora and Fauna International
|Brandon Mychal Smith (Captain)||So Random!|
|Valeria Baroni||Disney Channel Latin America|
|Paula Dalli||Disney Channel Spain|
|David Henrie||Wizards of Waverly Place|
|Adam Hicks|| Zeke and Luther|
|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|
- 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.
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, & 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.
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