Contact the SMCHS esports team – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Esports team are looking for new players for this year for several games, including new ones not played before at this school till now. This is your chance to use your skill to represent the school and earn potential scholarship money!
Tryouts are going to start December 14th and end by January 8th. Tryouts will be done through MS Teams or Discord and will be recorded, with the exception of console games which tryouts will be on campus. You do not have to use school machines to try out. Players must commit to team practices afterschool at which time is designated by the team captain of that game. Coaching will be available for some games during their scholastic season.
Games for trying out for this years Spring season:
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
League of Legends
and more games to come.
If you would like to be apart of the team, but don't see your game, send me a message. If enough students show interest, we can get something started.
ESPORTS AND EDUCATION
Are video games good for a developing brain?
YES! Dr. Constance Steinkuehler, Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, explains her findings in the interview below:
Esports College Scholarship Opportunities
Playing high school esports can open up some fantastic opportunities for students seeking a college education. The following are some programs with esports programs that you may consider:
- UC Irvine Esports
- Ashland University
- Boise State University
- Concordia University - Texas
- Full Sail University
- New Mexico State University
- Stephens College
- University of Akron
- University of Missouri
- Wichita State University
Please visit the ESPN's list of varsity esports programs in North America for additional schools.