What are E-Sports?


E-Sports, short for electronic sports, is a form of competition using video games.

Esports often takes the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players, individually or as teams.

Although organized competitions have long been a part of video game culture, these were largely between amateurs until the late 2000s, when participation by professional gamers and spectatorship in these events through live streaming saw a large surge in popularity.

By the 2010s, esports was a significant factor in the video game industry, with many game developers actively designing and providing funding for tournaments and other events.

This gamer spirit isn't one you can pause!

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What are the benefits of playing E-Sports?

Studies have shown that Esports provides many of the same benefits of grass and court, minus the physical exertion.


There is teamwork, communication, strategy, and sportsmanship learned through participating in organized Esports. For our players, the addition of a digital Esports league can only help them further develop the cognitive skills we currently refine during their play on the grass.

Strategic Thinking:

Esports can also boost children strategic thinking, teamwork, communication, leadership, performance skills and confidence building.

Problem Solving Skills:

Research shows that children that play videos games have a far much better chance of navigating through complex psychological issues compared to those that do not actively participate in video games.

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Can you join E-Sports teams in college?


Over 280 colleges today feature Esports scholarship programs. These programs operate similarly to traditional programs, and sometimes operate out of the college's athletic departments.

The total number of grass soccer scholarships is limited, so leaning into Esports for many players may become a realistic opportunity to gain valuable scholarships for college. All players who participate in our leagues will be placed in a national scouting directory for Esports scholarships to help them get discovered

Alright I'm sold! What games do you offer?


Where and When do we meet?


We currently meet in room A2 (Mr. Lopresti's room) in the Trona High School.


Tuesday & Thursday: 2:45-5pm

Contact Mr. Lopresti for more information:

Email: tlop@tjusd.net