The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has selected the Network of Academic and Scholastic Esports Federations (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.

2024 - 2025 information coming soon!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2024 NASEF x CIF Esports Initiative! Be sure to register for our email list to receive information about the upcoming season. Also, don't forget to join the Discord server for regular updates!

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Congratulations to the 2024 NASEF x CIF Esports Initiative Winners!

Varsity Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:

Gold Winner
Team Name
: Varsity Bulldogs
School Name
: West Covina High School

Blue Winner
Team Name: West Esports Varsity
School Name: West High School

Varsity Rocket League:

Team Name: Franklin Panthers RL
School Name
: Benjamin Franklin Senior High School

Varsity League of Legends:

Team Name: LQ Redeem Team
School Name: La Quinta High School


Team Name: JRom
School Name
: Rialto High School


Team Name: SC Madden
School Name: Sierra Canyon School

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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.