Ball State University’s Esports program is set to host the 2023 Indiana High School State Championship for Esports April 29 at the state-of-the-art Esports Center in the Robert Bell Building.

The competitions, which will be run and livestreamed by the Ball State Esports program and its students, features 18 teams vying for nine state titles in the following games and divisions:

  • Rocket League (A, AA, AAA divisions)
  • Valorant (A, AA, AAA divisions)
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate (A, AA, AAA divisions)

Additional Programming:

  • Coaching: All teams that qualify for the championship will be able to attend a virtual coaching session with Ball State players and coaches in which high school participants can learn more advanced and nuanced elements of the game leading up to their championship contests. At the event on April 29, Ball State Esports will also be hosting a number of workshops for players on competing championship teams and non-competing players/teams.
  • Production: Any IHSEN student is invited to join the Ball State Esports Production team to help broadcast the day of events April 29. Students will have the ability to learn hands on with one of the top collegiate esports production programs in the country in roles that include casting, graphic design, technical directing, and more.

More information about the event is available on the Indiana Esports Network website.

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