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Varsity & Junior Varsity Esports At Florida Tech

Varsity is the highest form of the competitive aspect of the program to represent Florida Tech in national collegiate esports titles.

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

Varsity & Junior Varsity Game Title Offerings for 2022-23

  • League of Legends
  • Rocket League 
  • Super Smash Brothers Ultimate
  • VALORANT
  • Call of Duty: Warzone, Vanguard, and MWII upon release.
  • Overwatch / Overwatch 2

These teams are...

  • Formed through recruitment and tryouts
  • Have limited roster spots available
  • Dedicated esports facility, practice time, have competitive seasons and tournaments
  • Receive team gear, supporting staff and potential travel

Similiar to traditional athletics, our Varsity and Junior Varsity 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.  These teams are formed through recruitment and tryouts, have limited roster spots available, 

 

Varsity & Junior Varsity Tryouts - 2022-23 Information

2022- 2023 Tryout Information and Interest Form
2022 - 2023 Esports Information Packet 2022-2023

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.

Collegiate Call of Duty

Currently hosted by eFuse for collegiate Call of Duty teams to compete for a national championship and ultimate bragging rights. Florida Tech will compete in CCL for the 2022-23 year. Spring 2023 Season details will be released soon. 

During Fall 2022 - Florida Tech will compete in Collegiate COD League Warzone Qualifiers ahead of the Spring Season.

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.

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!

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