Nationwide grassroots video game tournament featuring Rocket League, League of Legends, VALORANT, and Overwatch 2 is now accepting registrations for its 2022/23 Winter competition.
Sunderland, UK, Thursday 8th September, 2022 – British Esports, the national body set up to support grassroots esports in the UK, is excited to announce that registrations for the 2022-2023 Student Champs (Winter) Tournament are now open.
The Student Champs are a series of exciting and competitive grassroots video game tournaments, designed by British Esports for students aged 12+, and open to all secondary schools, Further Education (FE) colleges and Alternative Provision (AP) schools throughout the UK. The Student Champs engages a wide demographic of young people, helping to provide an avenue to motivate and inspire students to continue in their studies and has featured in excess of 300 schools throughout its history.
Following the massive success of the 2021/22 season, which saw in excess of 700 teams and 3,000 players competing across the country, the Student Champs is back for its fourth year in a row. Whilst featuring the titles from previous years, Rocket League, League of Legends and VALORANT, the 2022/23 season will see the addition of Overwatch 2, as well as the introduction of North and South regionalised divisions.
Furthermore, as part of British Esports ongoing focus on inclusivity and diversity, this year’s competition also sees a brand new Women in Esports pilot, in Overwatch 2, running in conjunction with the Student Champs. Designed to encourage more women and marginalised genders to get into competitive play, teams will have roster requirements of a female or femme identifying majority.
For more information on the Student Champs and to find out why your school or college should participate, please visit; https://bit.ly/3wUhPac and register today.
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Alice Leaman | Head of Operations | British Esports | Email: [email protected]
Adam McGowan | Marketing Director | British Esports | Email: [email protected]
About British Esports
British Esports is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2016 to support and promote esports in the UK. As a national body, its aims are to foster future British talent, increase the awareness of esports and provide expertise and advice. It’s focused on the grassroots level of esports and is not a governing body. The Federation helps educate the masses – including parents, teachers, media and government – around what esports is and what its benefits are. Its three goals are to promote, improve and inspire. For more information and all the latest news, visit www.britishesports.org or follow British Esports on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitch, YouTube, TikTok.