Union students show off new e-sports arena for competitive league – Tulsa World

Keith Duffey watches his son, Brennan, and another boy play a computer game during an open house for Union’s new esport arena room at the Union Freshman Academy on Tuesday.

Union Public Schools launched the Oklahoma Esports League — the first high school-sponsored league of its kind in Oklahoma — in partnership with nine other school districts across the state a few years ago.

Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association voted to make esports a championship activity. Todd Borland, executive director of information technology at Union, said 150 students showed up for try-outs for the school’s competitive video gaming team last Friday.

Source: tulsaworld.com

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