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Electronic Gaming Federation To Holding EGFH Championships and All-Star Games Through Sunday

The Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF), the national governing body for formalized collegiate D-I esports and high school level leagues, have finalized broadcast and event plans for the 2020-21 EGFH Championships which will be held online in collaboration with Walt Disney World Resorts through Sunday before returning to Orlando, Florida in 2022. The EGFH Championships will feature over 98 high school teams competing head to head and in a first-ever all-star competition across the ESPN network of platforms. The Championships will be held for Rocket League, Overwatch and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, with schools qualifying in one or all games.

“We continue to be very bullish on organizing and delivering best in class quality matchups for high school and college student-athletes, and this year’s high school championship will do just that,” said Tyler Schrodt, EGF Founder. “Through our collaboration with ESPN and Disney we will not only bring together the best teams and individuals, but we will also be able to showcase them on a national broadcast stage, which helps elevate the best in gaming once again.”

The competitions will begin with the EGFH All-Star Games on June 12, featuring players nominated by each school that qualified for the national championships. That will be followed by the EGFH National Championships, beginning with the knockout stage on through Friday,  leading to the semi-finals and finals on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The events will be carried as follows:

Overwatch: 

Monday @ 3PM on twitch.tv/officialEGF and twitch.tv/EGFoverwatch

Tuesday @ 3PM on ESPN3, twitch.tv/officialEGF and twitch.tv/EGFoverwatch

Rocket League:

Wednesday @ 3PM on ESPN3, twitch.tv/officialEGF, and twitch.tv/EGFrocketleague

Thursday @ 3PM on ESPN3, twitch.tv/officialEGF, and twitch.tv/EGFrocketleague

Super Smash Bro.s

Thursday @ 3PM on twitch.tv/officialEGF, and twitch.tv/EGFssbu

Friday @ 3PM on twitch.tv/officialEGF, and twitch.tv/EGFssbu

Championships

Saturday @ 12PM ET on ESPN3 and twitch.tv/officialEGF

Sunday @ 12PM ET on ESPN3 and twitch.tv/officialEGF

The EGF High School Championships follow the EGF College National Championships which were just completed in four games. This fall over 100 varsity collegiate teams are  anticipated to be joining EGFC Season 3 in as many as six different games, as well as a much-expanded high school program.

About Jerry Milani

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Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 25 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for Wizard World, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University football and basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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