Esports is a form of organized, multiplayer sport competition using video games.

SONJ successfully piloted Rocket League tournaments in 2020.


Additional Info

Participation Information
  • Participants may compete in all four tournaments offered by SONJ.
  • Participants must register for each tournament to play.
  • Any SONJ athlete, Unified partner, or coach wishing to sign up for a tournament must be previously registered with SONJ and have the necessary paperwork clearing them for participation.
Criteria for Advancement

There will not be a culminating competition for Esports. This competition is NOT a qualifying event for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

General Guidelines
  • Participants will play in Rocket League Tournaments - Rocket League is a soccer-based game using high powered cars
  • Players will have to own or have access to the game/system in order to play
  • Players should have an online membership to play the determined games
  • Rocket League can be played on PC, Play Station 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch
  • The tournaments will all be private. Players will receive a special code to enter the tournament. Please view the guidelines below to learn how to enter a tournament.
  • Players will be able to use Discord to communicate with one another. Discord is an app used for chatting in the gaming world.
Helpful Resources
  • You will find resources below that will help you navigate the Rocket League tournaments as well as the chat-app we will be using
  • It is also very important to continue stretching and staying active, so reference the Mobility Training for exercises that can be done before or after playing video games.

Rocket League Tournament Guide

Using Discord on Web Browsers - Video

Using the Discord Phone App - Guide

Esports Mobility Training - SO Arizona

Please contact Jess Stevenson at with any questions regarding Esports.