Deadline is Aug. 1 to register for the fall eSports season
July 19, 2021
High school students playing video games as an official high school sport. It's a real thing.
The deadline to register for the fall season of the Iowa High School eSports Association is Aug. 1. First-time teams can only play one title per season their first year. Both a JV and Varsity team can be formed for each title played. Just like traditional high school sports, eSports has a built in code of conduct. Promoting positive health habits is also built into the program. Some students that start play in high school go on and play in college (locally, Buena Vista University is signing up students to play for their team).
Smash Bros., 5 person team, Switch
Rainbow 6 Siege, 5 person team, PC
Overwatch, 6 person team, PC
Rocket League, PC/Xbox/PS4/Switch
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, 6 person team, Switch
All the information needed to get started can be found here: www.iahsea.org