Newly formed high school esports teams compete in statewide fall festival

WHERE: Cottonwood High School (5715 S. 1300 East), Room 308

WHEN: Friday, November 12 from 4 to 8 p.m.

WHAT: In the past few years, esport (video game) competitions have sprung up in high schools and middle schools throughout Utah. In line with this growing popularity, Granite School District has developed an Esports organization to help connect students to competitions. This week, six schools (Cottonwood High, Hunter High, Taylorsville High, Skyline High, Eisenhower Jr. High, and Hunter Jr. High) in Granite School District will be joining the Ken Garff Esports Fall Festival – a four hour competition featuring participants from 20 Utah school district. Students in teams of three will compete against other teams from all over the state in two popular games: Rocket League and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.

The event will be livestreamed on Twitch and viewable on YouTube after the event: