EGL is a STEM platform that recognizes and rewards students that are passionate about video games and technology, similar to a student that plays a traditional sport. Within our platform, EliteGamingLIVE educates participating students on potential careers in video game design and related technological areas including but not limited to coding, computer programming, and web development. 91% of students play video games, sometimes at the expense of his/her schoolwork. EliteGamingLIVE gives participating student’s a way to stay after school and Play For More.
Traditional student athletes enjoy a number of social, developmental, and academic benefits that positively impact their lives; the encouragement from coaches, parental, all the way to scholarship awards. All student’s need support from their community, their parents, and their peers to reach their full potential in what they are interested in; by fostering educational opportunities through video games we have developed a positive, supportive, and electric community!
Each school that participates in EliteGamingLIVE fields a team comprised of their students in the EGL Championship. These students represent their respective institution as being the most competitive and most engaged educationally throughout the season. A school year is split into two EGL Seasons, culminating at championships in December and May.
EliteGamingLIVE holds events within each school monthly. These events serve as season exhibitions for students. During these exhibitions, students are able to earn LiveScore Points primarily by how they play video games and with completed educational challenges/modules.
Students are ranked based on their earned LiveScore. Top students in each game, at each school, are invited to the EGL Championship to represent his/her school in regional competition. Individual awards (cash, apparel, scholarships*) are given to the school with the most accumulated LiveScore Points at the EGL Championship.
Our championship events are family oriented. Administrators from participating schools, and parents of competing students take the opportunity to support the students seriously: they have never had an opportunity to support the student in this way before. We hold raffles and giveaways for parents, and also give them direct opportunities to critique and/or praise our program by writing reviews and electing to be interviewed.