High School Esports League was founded in 2012 and remains the largest and longest-running competitive gaming organization for high school students. We harnesses students’ passion for video games through organized competition and academics, resulting in better engagement, better GPAs, and better attendance, all while competing for college scholarships every season. HSEL is the pioneer in high school esports thanks to its STEM.org certified programs, scholarships, and tournament platform which arm high schools with the knowledge and resources required to positively impact students through competitive gaming. We offer the most complete esports solution for any school. Through opportunity, community, and competition we allow any student to find their passion.
Colleges offer millions in esports scholarships every year
Esports curriculum and competition has been proven to improve GPA and attendance
Provides a unique after-school experience for students who may not participate in other sports or activities
Esports is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world
Career options go beyond just pro-player: team management, content creation, IT, and more!
Like other activities, esports teaches students marketable skills and connects STEAM principles to something they enjoy
Similar to other sports, esports helps students with teamwork, communication, and team bonding
Students also develop personal skills like goal-setting, problem-solving, and perseverance
These skills help student in multiple facets of their life
Make esports available to every student as a legitimate varsity level sport in high schools across the nation. We achieve this by making it easy for faculty to offer students an opportunity to engage in healthy esports competition, surrounded by peers, and supervised by teachers. Through organized esports competition students will tie their commitment to gaming to their success in academics and future careers.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
It is the mission of the HSEL Board of Directors to provide students with as many opportunities as possible through scholastic esports. The Board was established to ensure all decisions impacting the HSEL community is made by a diverse group of individuals with extensive backgrounds in education and esports, who will keep students and educators in mind.