What Is Esports?
Esports is team-based competition with specific rules set in the arena of a video game. Short for ‘electronic sports’, esports demands all the teamwork, communication, strategic thinking and leadership skills any traditional sport would.
Thompson High School completes in 2 seasons per year of League of Legends (PC), Overwatch (PC), 2K (PS5), Madden '24 (PS5), Super Smash Bros (Switch), Splatoon 3, Hearthstone, Mario Kart 8, and Rocket League.
Fall 2023 Season:
Registration deadline for most leagues: 9/22/23 (at 11:59 PM league time)
Preseason: Weeks of 9/11/23 & 9/18/23
Regular Season: 9/25/23 - 11/17/23
Playoffs: 11/27/23 - 12/8/23
Fall Championships: Week of 12/11/23
Spring Season: February - May (actual dates not posted yet)
All teams practice Monday - Thursday 3:15 - 4:15 in D116.
Thompson High School eSports consists of multiple teams for every game. Students are allowed to join the team before the season, and they will be placed on a team based on their skill level and the needs of the teams. Money must be turned in by 9/11/23.
Fall - $220, which covers spirit pack and equipment.
Spring - $110, which covers the spring season and jersey.
Athletes are required to follow all AHSAA and Thompson High School guidelines to become, and stay, eligible.
Twitter - https://twitter.com/ThompsonESports
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@ThompsonEsports
Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/thecoachstone