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Esports on Ice: Ducks NHL19 Scholastic Tournament Finals

competitive league Apr 05, 2019
NHL19 Finals

In a quest to marry the worlds of esports and sports, the North America Scholastic Esports Federation partnered with the Anaheim Ducks and the Anaheim Ducks Foundation for the Southern California Ducks NHL19 Xbox Tournament, whose finals were held on Saturday, March 30 at the Esports Arena Orange County!

(Photo by Anaheim Ducks) 

(Photo by Anaheim Ducks)

This past weekend, the season ended with everyone decked out in black, orange and gold. As the competitors prepared to play their final games, Ducks fans from across SoCal arrived for the official watch party for the Ducks’ away game against the Edmonton Olliers (spoiler alert: Ducks won, 5-1!).

On top of the virtual and physical hockey play, the event included a special meet and greet with beloved Twitch streamer Leslie “Fuslie” Fu, giveaways, food trucks, an awards showcase, and everyone’s favorite mascot, Wild Wing!

Students from Arcadia High School interviewing Twitch streamer Fuslie (Photo by Jiawei Li) 

Students from Arcadia High School interviewing Twitch streamer Fuslie (Photo by Jiawei Li)

To relive some of the magic, you can visit the Anaheim Ducks Gaming Twitch channel, or join us on Twitter!

Our Scholastic Division Top 4 (photo by Jiawei Li) 

Our Scholastic Division Top 4 (photo by Jiawei Li)

Congratulations again to our scholarship recipients, including the winners of our special NHL19 Beyond the Game™ Challenges!  

Scholastic Division Top 4

  • First place: Andrew V. – Tesoro High School, $5,000 scholarship
  • Second place: Max M. – Troy High School, $2,500 scholarship
  • Third place: Luke M. – Tesoro High School, $1,500 scholarship
  • Fourth place: Alex M. – Troy High School , $1,000 scholarship

NHL19 Beyond the Game Challenges

  • Logo Design: Spencer H. – Mexico High School/Hart Career Center, Mexico, MO
  • Flyer Creation: Joshua L. – Troy High School, Fullerton, CA
  • Blog: Daniel T. – Westminster High School Westminster, CA
  • Video: Singing Coyote M. – Magnolia High School, Anaheim, CA
  • Team Analysis: Joshua L. – Los Alamitos High School, Los Alamitos, CA

Scholarship recipient Joshua L. from Troy High School with his family and members of NASEF / Anaheim Ducks leadership (photo by Jiawei Li) 

Scholarship recipient Joshua L. from Troy High School with his family and members of NASEF / Anaheim Ducks leadership (photo by Jiawei Li)

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