The mission of high school eSports is to introduce GCA students to fast growing world of competitive eSports to improve STEM participation, teamwork, and student engagement and to build a top tier national eSports team at GCA.
GCA eSports compete in the High School eSports League (HSEL), a nationally recognized competitive program, for eSports. The HSEL offers competitions in some of the most popular digital gaming franchises (CS:GO, Fortnite, Madden, NBA2K, Minecraft, etc.) on multiple playing platforms (PC, XBOX, PS4, Nintendo, mobile) giving a multitude of options for GCA students. HSEL is divided into 3 national regions (East, Central, West) so eSports athletes are competing against high school students from throughout the United States. Currently GCA has 15 eSports teams competing in 8 different competitions. After five weeks we have already been very competitive in our inaugural season and one of our students ranks 4th out of over 200 players in the Central Minecraft Fall Major! Students have the chance to compete for scholarships, prizes (computers and accessories), as well as League Championships. Currently GCA has Additionally, eSports participants can set up an eSports recruiting profile to get exposure to the budding college eSports leagues and possible eSports scholarships or other information on where they can pursue eSports on the collegiate level. eSports is the fastest growing competitive series in the world. Come and JOIN THE FUN!