Esports Information and Guidelines


  • October 23 - last day for schools to register for Season Zero
  • October 29 - last day for students to register for Season Zero
  • October 30 - Season Zero Starts
  • December 11 - Season Zero Ends
  • January 8th - Playoffs Start


  • The regular season runs from October 30th - December 11th.
  • Matches will be played weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm and 6pm, for a total of 12 matches throughout the regular season.
  • Playoffs will take place from January 8th - January 29th. Each state will be divided into four regional conferences and compete in a single elimination bracket.
  • The conference champions will then advance to the semi-finals, with the top two teams competing for the state title, all at a live State Championship event — exact date and location TBA.
  • No more than 128 teams will make the playoffs.
  • Competition schedules will be released in October.


  • Each school is required to have an esports coach who is onsite for all practices and matches.
  • Each League of Legends team consists of five students. Each school is able to build as many teams of five as they’d like.
  • Teams are all-inclusive and can be made up of students across different grade levels and genders.
  • Each student needs the following: one computer/laptop and one set of peripherals (mouse, keyboard, headset). Students can use their own, or schools could provide these. Jerseys are optional.
  • The participation fee for each student is $64/season.
  • Official competition rules and gameplay settings will be sent at a later date.
  • Additional game titles will be added for the inaugural season starting February 2019.


  • One of the most played PC game in the world and a key driver behind the explosive growth of esports.
  • League of Legends is a fast-paced, competitive multiplayer online battle arena game with the world’s largest gaming community.
  • The game requires critical thinking, complex strategy, and teamwork, where each player on a team must support one another to succeed.


  • Visit to quickly onboard your school, loop in your IT department and invite students to start building your teams!
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