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Following the Semi-Finals last weekend, the winning high school students from esports teams around North America have today entered into HSEL Fall Majors Playoffs. Competitors will go head-to-head in top esports titles for a $30,000 USD prize pool of college scholarship funds! The list of HSEL Fall Majors esports titles includes Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rainbow Six: Siege, Rocket League, Smite, Super Smash Bros: Ultimate, Madden 20, and NBA 2K20.
The HSEL Fall Major Playoffs will live-streamed on twitch.tv/VarsityNetwork at 6:00 pm CST every weekday starting today until Friday, December 20, 2019. Premier esports talent such as FBI_Tugboat, Irelique, topical_tv, Velly, and Zark will host the various tournaments scheduled throughout the week.
- Tuesday, December 17, 2019 – 6:00 pm CST: Rainbow Six: Siege* (PC/Xbox One/PlayStation 4) & Minecraft
- Wednesday, December 18, 2019- 6:00 pm CST: Rocket League* & Super Smash Bros: Ultimate
- Thursday, December 19, 2019- 6:00 pm CST: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive* & Hearthstone
- Friday, December 20, 2019- 6:00 pm CST: Smite, Fortnite, & Madden 20 (Xbox One/PlayStation 4)
As the HSEL Fall Majors come to a close, the HSEL Winter Open is set to begin on January 20, 2020. Registration is available now to all North American high school students, even those from a non HSEL-partnered high school. The Winter Open season begins on January 20, running until February 28, 2020. Finals and prior qualifying matches take place in March. Registration is just $30 USD per student and closes on January 17, 2020. Students, teachers/advisors, and existing esports clubs can register their teams to compete in the HSEL Winter Open at https://www.highschoolesportsleague.com/winter-open-2020.
HSEL is a leading North American esports organization with over 2,100 partnered schools and 60,000 participating students that harnesses students’ passion for video games through organized competition and academics, resulting in improved engagement, higher GPAs, and better career prospects. Thanks to its STEM.org certified programs, scholarships, and tournament platform, HSEL arms high schools with the knowledge and the resources required to positively impact students through competitive gaming. To learn more about HSEL, visit www.highschoolesportsleague.com.