High school students will learn Division I rules for competing at the collegiate level, examine the true investment and the tech needed, and explore career options in the multibillion dollar competitive gaming industry while competing in a variety of sports-themed and strategic based tournaments in League of Legends, Rocket League and many more.
Our Game Coaches (CCSU gaming club members) will train you to master the top E-Sports tournaments, as they prepare you to explore educational opportunities in and around the game industry, with a curriculum certified by Microsoft.
Esports has evolved from simple video game sport competitions to a driving factor in the video game industry, with many game developers actively designing and providing funding for tournaments and other events that provide student athletes with cash prizes and college scholarships. Competitions are now covered by ESPN, professionals are making millions of dollars and Division I universities have launched varsity E-Sports teams. E-Sports athletes have even been drafted for virtual teams for FIFA, the NBA and the NFL, with even the International Olympic Committee is considering including E-Sports in future Olympic events. But how do you transform from a gamer to an E-Sports athlete? What are the rules for Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) and collegiate teams? Learn the history of E-Sports and its most revered games, master the rules and hone the skills needed to compete at the professional level with Rated E for E-Sports.