Get Ready for the Philadelphia Unified Soccer City Championship!

PHIADELPHIA, PA - Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is thrilled to bring you the Philadelphia Unified Soccer City Championship, a decade-long tradition celebrating inclusion and athleticism. On Thursday, May 30th, 2024, over 200 student-athletes will take to the field at the prestigious WSFS Bank SportsPlex, the practice grounds of the Philadelphia Union, to compete for the coveted City Champion title.

Get Ready for the Philadelphia Unified Soccer City Championship!
Get Ready for the Philadelphia Unified Soccer City Championship!

Unified Sports: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges

This exciting championship marks the culmination of a year-long journey for nine local high schools that have participated in SOPA's Unified Sports programs. These programs foster an environment where students with and without intellectual disabilities can come together as teammates, showcasing the power of sports to unite and inspire.

Witness the competitive Unified Soccer league in action, where teams have honed their skills and built camaraderie throughout the season. Cheer on the Unified Soccer Player Development League as they demonstrate their passion for the sport, guided by their student coaches.

A Historic Venue for a Special Occasion

For the first time, the Philadelphia Unified Soccer City Championship will be held at the WSFS Bank SportsPlex, which was generously donated by the Philadelphia Union and WSFS Bank. This incredible venue offers a professional-level experience for the athletes, highlighting the growing support for Special Olympics and its Unified Champion Schools programming.

Be a Part of the Action

Don't miss this inspiring event! Join us at the WSFS Bank SportsPlex on May 30th to witness the power of Unified Sports. Opening ceremonies kick off at 10 AM, followed by thrilling soccer matches throughout the day.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, May 30th, 2024
Time: Opening Ceremonies at 10 AM, Competition starts at 10:30 AM
Location: WSFS Bank SportsPlex, 2485 Seaport Drive, Chester, PA 19013

By attending the Philadelphia Unified Soccer City Championship, you'll support a movement that champions inclusivity, friendship, and the transformative power of sports. Come celebrate these remarkable athletes and be inspired by their dedication and spirit.