Registration for the British Esports Student Champs 2023/24 Winter Split are now open.
Featuring some of the biggest and most popular esports games available today, including; League of Legends, Overwatch 2, Rocket League and Valorant, the British Esports Student Champs is the UK’s largest amateur grassroots esports tournament for students aged 12 + at secondary schools, further education (FE) colleges and alternative provision (AP) schools.
Identifying the next generation of amateur esports talent, the Student Champs featured over 200 individual schools and colleges in 2022/23 alone, including 500 teams and in excess of 5,000 students, culminating in a grand final witnessed by a live audience and over ¼ million live views on Twitch.
Brand new for the 2023/24 season is the introduction of the Open and Nationals, designed to showcase the very best teams and talent on a national level, alongside the addition of wider cup competitions featuring StreetFighter 6 and Apex Legends, as well as the return of the Women in Esports Cup and the Williams Racing League, in partnership with Williams Esports.
The Open is intended to offer competition with less higher stakes, perfect for those taking their very first steps in competitive schools and college esports.
The Nationals are all about top tier talent, featuring the very best performing teams from across the UK and limited to one institute per title.
Key dates for the British Esports Student Champs 2023/24 season include:
2023/24 Winter Split
- Registrations for the Nationals, Open and the wider Cups (including StreetFighter 6 and Women in Esports Overwatch 2 and Valorant Cup) are now open and will close on September 27th at 5pm.
- Fixtures will take place throughout October, November and December 2023.
2023/24 Spring Split
- Registrations for the Open and the wider Cups (including Apex Legends and Women in Esports Overwatch 2 and Valorant Cup) will kick off from December 2023.
- Fixtures will take place throughout January, February and March 2024.
- The National Regional Finals and Open Grand Finals will take place in April 2024.
- The Nationals finals will take place in July 2024.
The 2023/24 Student Champs season will culminate in a LIVE LAN final at The Arena, the brand new, multifunctional esports and creative complex, part of British Esports’ National Esports Performance Campus in Sunderland.
Don’t forget to catch up on all the thrilling action from the 2022/23 Live LAN Finals.