ESPORTS STANDS FOR ELECTRONIC SPORTS Esports is about teamwork, communication, strategic thinking and leadership - in all the same ways that traditional sports are and then some.
Esports officially stands for electronic sports, not to be confused with video games. It’s much more than that. What sets it apart is the level of organized competitive gameplay between teams and its own strict set of rules and guidelines. Esports is about teamwork, communication, strategic thinking and leadership — in all the same ways that traditional sports are and then some. Today, esports is growing exponentially with 400 million fans worldwide who repeatedly pack out arenas. Currently, there are 200 colleges and universities offering almost 10 million dollars in scholarships. Establishing esports in high school enables students to do what they love and provides them with additional opportunities to earn scholastic recognition
Benefits of Esports
Esports are co-ed, inclusive to anybody who can use a computer and engage students who might not otherwise participate in extracurricular activities.
Students build character and develop discipline, self-esteem and sportsmanship through practice and gameplay.
Esports are co-ed, inclusive, and engage students who might not otherwise participate in school athletics or activities.
Esports players are often interested in STEM classes and programs. A high percentage of collegiate esports players select STEM majors.
200 colleges and universities offer esports scholarships and are actively recruiting players for activities.
How it works
Each school year has 2 seasons - Fall and Spring A season is divided into a two-week long preseason, a seven-week long regular season, followed by the playoffs. A champion is crowned at the end of each season.