To provide ALL middle school (ages 11-14) students with opportunities to develop 21st Century Skills while promoting well-being and community belonging through competitive gaming, and support educators, administrators, and parents in creating these spaces for students to grow.
To create a safe space for middle school students (ages 11-14) to grow as learners, creators, competitors and global citizens through high-caliber esports programing, curriculum and competition.
Competitive gaming provides a safe place within our schools and communities for all students to find belonging and develop deep, meaningful relationships. It allows students to develop their intra and interpersonal skills through the values upheld by sportsmanship
Esports provide endless opportunities for students to develop adaptable, 21st Century life skills. From critical and computational thinking, to strategy, adaptability, and ICT skills - Esports support educational and curriculum based learning outcomes
The world of competitive gaming is rapidly expanding in the North American arena, providing more and more opportunities for networking, post-secondary scholarships, and career possibilities
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Fund Your Esports Program
Have student interest but don't have the gear?
Start-up costs can range from $200-$400 - Check out the complete gear list in our Starter Pack found on our resource page
Here are some options to help you fund your program
Donation from a staff member or parent in your community
Present your proposal to your Parent Association for funding/support
Check with your Administration for funding possibilities
Apply through your divisional tech budgets
Many of the following grants are specified for "sports" but we'd love to see esports recognized by these corporations as well. If you've had success with a grant please share the news so we can recognize you within the community and direct others to these grants as well