This fall, NASEF is offering high school students the chance to compete for esports scholarships as they demonstrate their skill in popular titles at no cost to schools, clubs, or students: Rocket League and Chess.

NASEF clubs can also now opt-in to the HSEL community and take part in the many offered HSEL tournaments.

The free tournaments will be presented by NASEF, the North America Scholastic Esports Federation, and offered free to all members of NASEF and HSEL, the High School Esports League!

The tournament’s regular season runs from September 26th to November 21st, 2021. Students must be 13+ to participate.

Learn additional details regarding competition from our friends at HSEL: https://www.highschoolesportsleague.com/fall-major

Fall Schedule

Registration opens August 16, 2021.

Students can play each game once a week during Fall Major for a total of 8 times per game in regular season. Each game has several queue windows every week:

Chess & Rocket League play Tuesdays, Thursdays, and/or Fridays at 1pm, 2pm, and 4pm Pacific (depending on which tournament).

In addition, there are make-up days as listed under the "Rounds" section on the specific tournament's page. Teams who missed one or two weeks will be able to make-up a game on these days ONLY.

Scores must be reported by 11:59 PM on game day.

Playoffs & Championship Schedule

Playoffs run November 29, 2021 to December 3rd, 2021.

Championships are December 6-10, 2021.

Fall Tournament Prizes

The top 4 teams from each game are invited to the National Championships in May 2022 where they can compete for their share of $150,000 in scholarships! Each prize is per student.

1ST PLACE - ENTRY TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP + $500 TRAVEL VOUCHER + $500 BONUS SCHOLARSHIP

2ND PLACE - ENTRY TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP + $500 TRAVEL VOUCHER

3RD PLACE - ENTRY TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP + $250 TRAVEL VOUCHER

4TH PLACE - ENTRY TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Ready to play?

If your club is already activated with NASEF, remember that your General Manager has to complete the renewal process!

This will allow your club to opt-in to our Fall 2021 competitions.

Have your General Manager log in to the Club Dashboard on the Generation Esports platform.

Not a NASEF Club yet?

Our main season tournaments are exclusive to Clubs activated under NASEF!

With no fees and free game licenses, NASEF provides all our resources to students at absolutely no cost.

Follow this link to our Getting Started page to learn more about NASEF.


Rocket League is Here

Rocket League is cross-platform and free to play thanks to NASEF!

Rocket League matches are on Tuesdays and Fridays. You can play a maximum of once per week.

Scrim Window

Practice against other HSEL and NASEF teams every Saturday between 9/25 and 11/20 at 6:30pm Eastern.

Eligibility & Code of Conduct

Any teams interested in competing MUST have a club activated with NASEF, meeting all club and student requirements below. 

Additionally, clubs will be able to opt-in for coaching, powered by Connected Camps

Ready to make the jump? Visit our Getting Started page and start your Activation process!

All high schools and community-based organizations located in North America, including the United States, including its territories, Mexico and Canada are eligible to sign-up to become a “Club” within the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF).


Read our Club Eligibility information on our Getting Started page here.

Eligibility Requirements for Club Participation and Competition:

All students participating in the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for club participation regardless of where the Club is located (school or community-based organization):

  • NASEF participation is open to high school students.
  • The high school student must enroll in the NASEF Club at a high school or community-based organization.
  • The high school student is currently enrolled in at least 20 semester units of work at a high school as defined in the Club Eligibility guidelines.
  • The high school student maintained satisfactory citizenship (no N or U) during previous grading period at a high school or is good standing at the community-based organization.
  • The high school student must have earned a grade point average of 2.0 or better in all subjects during the previous grading period preceding his/her participation.

NASEF Code of Conduct - It's helpful to start the school year by introducing ground rules!

 

All NASEF activities, including main season tournaments, require that all participants abide by our Code of Conduct. We strive to create an environment of safety, inclusivity and fun!

FAQ

NASEF's mission is to provide resources, including our season long tournaments, to ALL students at NO COST!

For this tournament, we are providing:

  • Game Licenses
  • Coaching
  • Tournament Management
  • Online Final Event
  • IT Support
  • Streaming

...All completely free, at no cost to students, families, schools and community-based organizations.

In an effort to be more inclusive to our online school and home school communities and to accommodate campuses that have switched to virtual learning this fall, we are permitting teams to play from home.

General Managers must work to ensure the competitive integrity of their teams and verify the identities of their students to compete.

Contact Information and Resources

Chess

A 1,500 year old classic has been adapted for esports!

When do we play?
Chess.com matches are on Monday, Tuesdays, and Thursdays depending on the tournament. You can play a maximum of once per week.

Scrim Window

Practice against other HSEL and NASEF teams every Saturday between 9/25 and 11/20 at 5pm Eastern.

Ready to Play?

If your club is already activated with NASEF, remember that your General Manager has to complete the renewal process!

This will allow your club to opt-in to our Fall 2021 competitions.

Have your General Manager log in to the Club Dashboard on the Generation Esports platform.

Not a NASEF Club yet?

Our main season tournaments are exclusive to Clubs activated under NASEF!

With no fees and free game licenses, NASEF provides all our resources to students at absolutely no cost.

Follow this link to our Getting Started page to learn more about NASEF.