Celebrating Student Champs Winners

Recognising Exceptional Amateur Esports Talent.

Reserved for the most exceptional teams in the British Esports Student Champs, the Hall of Fame is a tribute to our previous champions and their commitment to teamwork, strategic thinking and perseverance.

The intense level of competition at the top tier of the Student Champs, continues to forge higher skill levels among all participants as they constantly push their boundaries and strive for excellence.

Beyond the

Honoring the Collective Effort in our Tournament’s Triumph.

At the heart of the British Esports Student Champs tournament lies a profound appreciation for the collective effort of everyone involved.

Beyond the thrill of victory, it’s the dedication and spirit of every participant that elevates the Student Champs. From teachers, to course leaders, competing students and the numerous support staff that help facilitate the competition, every individual forms an integral part of the leading esports tournament in early education.

Together, we acknowledge and cherish the invaluable role played by every participant.








Student Champs
Hall of Fame

Frequently Asked Questions

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The Student Champs is the UK’s largest amateur grassroots esports tournament, 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.  

Engaging a wide demographic of young people, this extracurricular team-based activity helps students develop key transferable skills such as critical thinking and analysis, resilience, tolerance, flexibility, complex problem solving, digital literacy, social emotional learning (SEL) and much more!

Competing in the Student Champ provides students with the opportunity to master their aptitude for competitive play or get hands-on in a variety of creative roles broadcast, production, marketing, shoutcasting, coaching and more.

First established in 2016, The Student Champs continues to help provide an avenue to motivate and inspire students and has featured in excess of 5,000 players and 700 teams throughout its history.

For more information on the Student Champs, visit the Student Champs.

The entry fee for the British Esports Student Champs is £60 (inc VAT) per Champs academic year, plus a £12 (inc VAT) administration fee (per team entered). 

There may be a requirement for your school or college to purchase additional IT equipment (hardware that supports specific games, peripherals such as headsets, comfortable chairs to aid with posture etc).

We strongly recommend leveraging existing infrastructure (such as an IT classroom) and liaising with other stakeholders throughout your institution to ensure your equipment, facilities, and safeguarding protocols are fit for purpose.

The Student Champs is open to all students aged 12+ at secondary schools, Further Education (FE) colleges and Alternative Provision (AP) schools throughout the UK. 

Entry criteria for the Student Champs requires schools and colleges to be registered with the Department for Education or Education Scotland, or Colleges Scotland.  A school or college must be able to provide a unique reference number if requested and accredited to deliver RQF Level 2 and/or Level 3 (SCQF Level 5 and/or Level 6) qualifications.

For more information on the Student Champs, visit the Student Champs.

To participate in the Student Champs, players must be aged 12+ and registered to a school or college that is eligible to play in the Student Champs.  Players must be registered full-time, or part-time at their school or college and study a minimum of 4 hours a week.  Players studying online are also eligible to participate. 

For more information on the Student Champs, visit the Student Champs.

There are many benefits to participating in the British Esports Student Champs, especially when in conjunction with a national qualification such as the BTEC in Esports.

Through participating as a player, students are exposed to high-end competitive gaming, featuring some of the best student talent from across the UK.

Through participating in one of many support roles, students are gaining valuable hands-on experience and transferable skills that will attract future employers.

Students participating in esports typically study a range of other related academic subjects such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Creative Media, Sport and Games Development.

Here are just some of the many benefits that participation includes:

  • Strategic Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Social Awareness and Empathy 
  • Creativity and Originality
  • Decision Making and Dexterity
  • Multitasking and Concentration
  • Digital Literacy and Cognitive Skills
  • Perseverance and Resilience
  • Cross Curricular Engagement and Improved Attendance
  • Healthy Gaming Habits and Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Furthermore, students involved in the British Esports Student Champs can use their participation towards their Duke of Edinburgh Award as part of their Skills Activity.

For more information, visit the Student Champs.

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in the largest amateur grassroots esports tournament for early education.