GGLeagues said it would launch its first season of 2021 on Jan. 16.
Learfield IMG College and game producer Electronic Arts have announced a new college esports league. "Level Next," as the new league is called, will serve as the home of EA's college esports contests.
Two education organizations are teaming up to launch an esports league and tournament in California. California League of Schools, which provides professional development to teachers and administrators, is working with Mastery Coding, which develops computer science courses, to launch the California League of Esports.
Learning quiz program company Kahoot! has announced an integration with Zoom, allowing users to access, host and play Kahoot games directly in Zoom meetings.
Learning quiz program company Kahoot! has announced a new version of its application specifically for Zoom, allowing users to access, host and play Kahoot games directly in Zoom meetings.
St. Mary's University in Texas has partnered with Spectrum Enterprise to establish the institution's new Spectrum Esports Arena and power it with a dedicated Fiber Internet Access circuit.
The North America Scholastic Esports Federation is hosting the first NASEF 2021 Digital Rube Goldberg Machine Minecraft Contest. Throughout this fall, teams of students will compete by imagining, designing and building machines using the block-oriented game; then, during the second half of the academic year in 2021, there will be a finals challenge when students will string together a series of designs to create a zany chain-reaction Rube Goldberg Machine.
The State University of New York is working with Extreme Networks to launch a systemwide esports league. The goal: to promote "safe competition, connection and camaraderie" among students at SUNY's 64 campuses, while they're being encouraged to physically distance from each other.
An esports league company has announced the kickoff of its fall tournament season. Generation Esports hosts competitions for middle school and high school.
Two organizations are joining together to promote diversity in esports. Generation Esports and Lost Tribe Esports are hosting multiple esports tournaments, including one for girls only that just took place.
Michigan's Oakland University is starting up a Division I varsity esports program this fall. The inaugural teams will compete in League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. and Rocket League.
An esports league company is spreading its high school footprint outside of North America. Generation Esports (GenE) has taken its High School Esports League (HSEL) to Australia and New Zealand.