Disney's Friends for Change Games

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Disney Friends for Change Games
Genre Sport
Created by Art Spigel
Developed by The Walt Disney Company
Presented by Tiffany Thornton (2011)
Jason Earles (2011)
Starring Various Disney Channel and Disney XD stars
Opening theme "We Can Change The World" by Bridgit Mendler
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Executive producer(s) Danny Kallis
Kevin Lima
Producer(s) Disney Channel Original Productions
Location(s) Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Florida
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 23 minutes, 11 minutes
Distributor Disney–ABC Domestic Television
Original network Disney Channel, Disney XD
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
Audio format Hi-Fi Stereo
Dolby Surround
First shown in June 24, 2011
Original release June 24 – July 31, 2011
Preceded by Disney Channel Games
Followed by Disney Tryathalon
External links

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

The games were not aired in 2012 and later for unknown reasons.



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

Red Team - World Wildlife Fund (Winners)[edit]

Star Country Show/Movie Representing
Mitchel Musso (Captain)  United States Pair of Kings
Phineas and Ferb
Jake T. Austin  United States Wizards of Waverly Place
Kelsey Chow  United States Pair of Kings
Den Brother
Davis Cleveland  United States Shake It Up
Zendaya  United States Shake It Up
Dean Delannoit  Belgium
Disney Channel (Netherlands & Belgium)
Roshon Fegan1  United States Shake It Up
Camp Rock
Carlon Jeffery  United States A.N.T. Farm
Doc Shaw2  United States 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[edit]

Star Country Show/Movie Representing
Debby Ryan (Captain)  United States Jessie
The Suite Life on Deck
Allisyn Ashley Arm  United States So Random!
Doug Brochu2  United States So Random!
Olavo Cavalheiro  Brazil Disney Channel Brazil
Hutch Dano  United States Zeke and Luther
Den Brother
Leo Howard4  United States Kickin' It
Stefanie Scott  United States A.N.T. Farm
Jake Short  United States A.N.T. Farm

Yellow Team - UNICEF[edit]

Star Country Show/Movie Representing
Bridgit Mendler (Original Captain)  United States Good Luck Charlie
Wizards of Waverly Place
Lemonade Mouth
Jorge Blanco  Mexico Disney Channel Latin America
Valentina Colombo  Italy Disney Channel Italy
Adam Irigoyen  United States Shake It Up
Sierra McCormick (Captain)  United States A.N.T. Farm
Logan Miller  United States I'm in the Band
Ryan Ochoa2  United States Pair of Kings
Gregg Sulkin  United Kingdom
 United States
Disney Channel UK
Wizards of Waverly Place
Avalon High

Green Team - Flora and Fauna International[edit]

Star Country Show/Movie Representing
Brandon Mychal Smith (Original Captain)  United States So Random!
Valeria Baroni  Argentina Disney Channel Latin America
Paula Dalli  Spain Disney Channel Spain
David Henrie  United States Wizards of Waverly Place
Adam Hicks  United States Zeke and Luther
Lemonade Mouth
Sterling Knight  United States So Random!
China Anne Mcclain2, 3 (Captain)  United States A.N.T. Farm
Eve Ottino  France Disney Channel France
Bella Thorne  United States Shake It Up

^Note 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.
^Note 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.
^Note 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.
^Note 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 05 550 3rd
100 100 300 05 500 4th
     Team got the highest points in a challenge
     Team got the lowest points in a challenge
     Team got the highest points at the end of the competition
     Team was disqualified

^Note 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[edit]

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[edit]

The Concert for Hope was performed at the end of the games. It featured Allstar Weekend, Jonas Brothers & Selena Gomez and the Scene.[1]



The first event was viewed by 3.4 million viewers (20:00/00:00 UTC),[2] 3.9 million viewers (20:30/00:30 UTC),[2] and 4.9 million viewers (21:00/01:00 UTC).[2] 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).[3] The entire series was viewed by over 37 million unique viewers.[3]


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