The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has selected the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) as the Official Esports Provider of the CIF Esports Initiative. NASEF shares the core values and mission of CIF regarding education-based opportunities for the students of California, with our model that connects gameplay and competition to meaningful education around life and career skills.
January 9, 2023 - April 10, 2023
Open to CIF Member Schools only
Rocket League is a vehicle soccer game developed by Psynoix. A high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem.
- Tuesdays, 4:15pm PST
- Teams of 3 vs 3
- All platforms
League of Legends
League of Legends is a free to play team-based game developed by Riot Games. Make epic plays with over 140 champions.
- Wednesdays, 4:15pm PST
- Teams of 5 vs 5
- PC only
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting game published by Nintendo. Gaming icons clash in the ultimate showdown.
- Thursdays, 4:15pm PST
- Teams of 3 vs 3
- Nintendo Switch only
Office hours will be held bi weekly on Wednesday's 3:30pm - 4:30pm PT starting January 11, 2023. Join office hours on Zoom if you have questions or need support! Dates of office hours: 2/8, 2/22, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5, 4/19
Meeting ID: 836 224 3335
Meet the Scholastic Tournament Administrator
James Wood is the official Scholastic Tournament Administrator. He has been successfully managing both leagues and tournaments in the Northern California Esports League for years, and he has successfully completed NASEF’s Scholastic Fellow and Mentor programs and now serves as a Community Leader. He has developed multiple esports-focused curricula, and he has also been a high school teacher and managed a high school esports program. James will oversee Tournament logistics, gameplay, and all other aspects regarding competitive play, including help and support for all participating schools.
Please reach out to James Wood at [email protected].
You can also email [email protected] with any questions.
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Bookmark this page and check back often for updates. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].