Competitive Esports At Florida Tech

Similiar to traditional athletics, our student players will hone their craft. Repetition, fundamentals, and mechanics of their position and knowledge of the game will propel the team to success. Our players use critical thinking, strategy, self-awareness and proper gaming behaviors to be at their best on and off screen by training mentally, physically, and academically. 

Competitive Teams 

  • are formed through recruitment and tryouts

  • have limited roster spots available

  • dedicated practice time, supporting staff and potential travel

Varsity is the highest form of the competitive aspect of the program.

Junior Varsity is focused on growth and development, may be lower skill level, and may become the successors of their varsity counterparts. 

Competitive Team Offerings 2021-22

  • League of Legends
  • Rocket League 
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • VALORANT
  • Super Smash Brothers Ultimate

 

Competitive Tryouts

Interested in representing Florida Tech Esports? Read Florida Tech Esports Tryout Information Packet! Find out who is eligible to apply, minimum rank requirements, preferred quailifications, what to expect and more!

Ready to Apply?

1. Competitive Team Tryout Application - Apply Here!

2. Application Deadline is  August 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. 

Accepted candidates will be contacted via email with tryout details. Please note: Application to and/or participation in esports tryouts does not guarantee you will be contacted to participate or a place on a competitive roster.

League Of Legends

League of Legends is a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA). Two teams of powerful champions with unique designs and play styles, battle head-to-head. With an ever-expanding roster of champions (150 and rising), frequent meta and patch updates, and thriving popularity and competitive scene globally, League of Legends is growing stronger in its age and player base. Leauge of Legends can be found spanning from casual players to organized high school, collegiate, amateur, and YES- professional teams! 

In simple terms- competitive League of Legends is 5 v 5 where each lane has their respective skills and abilities. Teams are trying to destroy the enemy base. Parents, think of the game Capture the Flag, but more difficult. Players must know how to play and counter champions, build items, micro and macro knoweldge of the game, strategy, critical thinking, make split second decisions and have exemplary communication. 

Collegiate League of Legends (cLoL) has 300+ teams competing for $50,000 in scholarships and National Champion Title. The most dominate collegiate esport at the time. Florida Tech will compete in the South Conference.

Rocket League

Rocket League is vehicular soccer created by Psyonix. To many it is defined as 'car soccer, soccer with cars, soccer powered by rocket cars, or car ball'. It mirrors sports like hockey or basketball where teams are on offense, defense, push up and down the field, timed game periods, score goals, and hve fine tuned mechnics and maneuvers. It is free to play, crossplatform, and is quite entertaining. It is fun, friendly to all ages, and most of all, anyone is able to watch and understand the concept. 

Collegiate Rocket League, also known as CRL, is the Psyonix funded Rocket League league for collegiate esports in North America. Divided into East and West, Florida Tech competes in the East.

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege is a team-based tactical shooter set in an indoor environment, created by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. A 5v5 asymmetrical confrontation, between Attackers and Defenders, that encompasses a battle between fortification and breaching. There are different operators, different nationalities, weapons, and gadgets.

Florida Tech will compete in Collegiate R6 Eastern Conference - South Division. 

Valorant

VALORANT is a free to play, 5v5 character-based tactical shooter created by Riot Games. There is offense and defense. The attacking team has a device called the Spike. They must deliver and activate the Spike on one of the multiple specified locations.  The first team to win 13 rounds wins the match. So pick your agent, work together, and have fun!