K12 ESPORTS LEAGUE
Level Up Your Learning
The K12 Esports League gives students an online venue for competitive video games. Through the esports program, students gain:
Opportunities to compete with teams across the nation
Teamwork and skill building
Guidance on balancing esports with academic success
Choose your esport! Click on the images below to learn more about each game.
Fortnite is a survival game where 100 players fight against each other to be the last one standing. A fast-paced, action-packed game where strategic thinking is a must.
Game Genre: TPS (Third Person Shooter)
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS, Xbox, PC (Cross Platform)
Cost: Free to play
Described as "soccer with rocket-powered cars," Rocket League has up to four players on each of two teams. They use rocket-powered vehicles to hit a ball into their opponent's goal to score points over the course of a match.
Game Genre: Sports
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox, PS (Cross Platform)
Cost: Free to Play
League of Legends
League of Legends is a battle game with a top-down view. Teams work together to win, usually by destroying the core building (called the Nexus) in the enemy team's base after bypassing a line of defensive structures called turrets, or towers.
Genre: MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena)
Platforms: PC Game
Cost: Free to play
Check out the roster of school teams competing in the league:
Want to turn gaming skills into a career?
There are lots of ways to turn a passion for esports and athletics into a job you'll love. For information on related career fields, check out the pathways and electives offered through K12-powered Destinations Career Academy.
Look for more fun and gaming as our esports offerings expand. Here's what we have planned:
New esports programs for several schools
School district esports resources
Esports athlete profiles
Links to school esports profiles
Highlight games with live video
Esports at K12 provides a healthy atmosphere for students to show and improve upon their skills.
—Brad Christopherson, Program Manager, K12 Esports League