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The Anaheim Ducks and North America Scholastic Esports Federation are looking for the best Xbox NHL 19 players in Southern California! Sign up for this inaugural 1v1 EA Sports NHL 19 Tournament that will feature a NASEF division for high school students and an Open Division for people 18+ years of age. Participants will be able to compete for prizes including Ducks tickets, a meet and greet with the players and even scholarship money!

Learn more about how NASEF effectively connects play and learning through esports
Xbox Tournament Timeline

Now through Feb. 15 for NASEF: Registration Open for Participants
Now through Feb. 17 for Open Division: Registration Open for Participants
February 18 through March 17: Qualifiers - Four Weeks of Best-of Three Series
Finals: Top 4 teams from each division

*Within Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties

 

About the North America Scholastic Esports Federation

The North America Scholastic Esports Federation is working to ensure that ALL students possess the knowledge and skills needed to be society's game changers: educated, productive, and empathetic individuals. NASEF is on a mission to provide opportunities for ALL students to use esports as a platform to acquire critical communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to thrive in work and in life. The Federation's core values are intertwined through all aspects of education and play: learning, opportunity, community, diversity, and respect.

Under the Samueli Foundation's leadership, the Federation is led by partners from the Orange County Department of Education, OC STEM Initiative, Connected Camps, Connected Learning Lab, UCI Esports, UCI Henry Samueli School of Engineering, and the UCI Bren School of Information & Computer Science.

Learn more at www.esportsfed.org. Members of the press can find videos, infographics, and leadership profiles in the online press room. Join online conversations on Twitter @NASEFedu, on Facebook and Instagram, and see matches streamed live on our Twitch channel.

Tournament Rules
Participants High School Players 18 Years Old and Up
Region Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura
Counties
Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura
Counties
Prizing Scholarship Anaheim Ducks Tickets and Meet n' Greets with Players
Tournament 1v1 1v1
Maximum Participants No Maximum No Maximum
  Scholastic Division Open Division
Qualifiers
Duration 4 Weeks 4 Weeks
Start Date Week 1 opt-in by Feb. 15 Week 1 opt-in by Feb. 17
Format

Weekly best of 3 series

Teams will play as the Anaheim Ducks with current standard rosters

Players earn qualifier points for attendance, wins, and other bonuses

Weekly best of 3 series

Teams will play as the Anaheim Ducks with current standard rosters

Players earn qualifier points for attendance, wins, and other bonuses

Weekly Schedule

Weekly opt-in:

Friday at 8 p.m.

Brackets posted:

Sunday night

Gameplay:

Monday Through Friday

Default Match Days:

Tuesday and Thursday

Weekly opt-in:

Sunday at 10 p.m.

Brackets posted:

Tuesday night

Gameplay:

Wednesday through Sunday

Default Match Days:

Tuesday and Thursday

Point Distribution

Weekly:  

100 points for participating

150 points for 2-0 win (100+150 = 250 total for the week)

100 points for 2-1 win (100+100 = 200 total for the week)

Weekly:  

100 points for participating

150 points for 2-0 win (100+150 = 250 total for the week)

100 points for 2-1 win (100+100 = 200 total for the week)

Results

End of season:  

Bonus points for perfect attendance (full 4 weeks)

Top 16 players advance to the Qualifier Stage of Playoffs, consisting of Bo3 matches in a modified double elimination bracket. 

End of season:  

Bonus points for perfect attendance (full 4 weeks)

Top 16 players advance to the Qualifier Stage of Playoffs, consisting of Bo3 matches in a modified double elimination bracket. 

Finals

Players will be invited to play live at an Anaheim Ducks viewing party

Top 4 players from the Qualifier Stage of Playoffs

Players will be invited to play live at an Anaheim Ducks viewing party  

Top 4 players from the Qualifier Stage of Playoffs

  NASEF Division Open Division
Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up with NASEF if my high school isn't involved?
Visit this website to get started

How much does it cost to participate?
Both the NASEF and Open tournaments are completely free

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