Vancouver’s The Gaming Stadium (TGS) has announced The Collegiate Champions Series, a first-of-its-kind esports development program featuring tournaments, virtual workshops, and a case competition with $32,000 in scholarships and grants up for grabs – the most of any esports program in Canadian history.
The Collegiate Champions Series is available to all Canadian post-secondary students. It will take place virtually with tournaments beginning July 10th, Virtual Classroom Workshops starting in the fall, followed thereafter by a Case Competition in the winter.
Developed by TGS’s recently acquired Volcanic Media the program will advance the Canadian Esports Industry and create opportunities for Canadian students to pursue careers in esports.
Students can win $22,000 in scholarships and four paid internships at TGS. The school with the most participants will win the School Spirit Award – a $10,000 technology upgrade for their esports program.
“Esports has exploded in the collegiate space with programs being launched in schools all over Canada. There are curriculums, events, dedicated facilities, and more. With this program, we are creating a new vertical for students and faculty to get involved with no barrier to entry,” said Spiro Khouri, CEO, TGS. “The program is a great way for schools looking to get into the esports space to work with our team, at no risk to them, and learn all about integration in bigger ways.”
Students can sign up online to participate.