Sunny Hills’ Lancers Gold eSports team to contend in national winter finals this weekend
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Sunny Hills will be among 4 groups completing this weekend in the The United States and Canada Scholastic Esports Federation’s winter finals for its League of Legends season, which was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The top-seeded Lancers Gold will be signed up with by Kitsilano Secondary of Vancouver, British Columbia, Acton Boxborough Regional High School of Acton, Mass. and Jones College Preparation of Chicago, Ill
. League of Legends is a fight video game in an imaginary universe.
The online competition can be viewed Saturday on twitch.tv/ esportsfed beginning at 10 a.m. The play go back to twitch– a live video streaming service– Sunday at 10 a.m. with the finals arranged for around 2:30 p.m
. The groups will get awards and likewise complete for grants and HyperX headsets. Very first place will earn a $2,500 grant.
The playoffs were postponed more than eight weeks before the coronavirus. which physically shuttered schools throughout the nation.
The weekend competition will also include senior sendoffs and moments of silence to “demonstrate our dedication to proactively building diversity and racial equality within NASEF, the eSports community, and hopefully extending through our members to affect the world at large.”
Sunny Hills’ roster consists of Erik or his screen name “Berik”, Dylan or “jenníe”, Soonchang, Gavin or “Javeen”, Cameron or “cam” and alternate Tyler or “shmeety.”.
The North America Scholastic Esports Federation works in partnership with Riot Games.