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The Anaheim Ducks and North America Scholastic Esports Federation are looking for the best NHL 20 players for both Xbox One and PS4 in Southern California! Sign up for this 1v1 EA Sports NHL 20 Tournament presented by McDonald's 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!
Plus, the winners will battle head-to-head with the champions from other NHL clubs in the Chel Invitational at DreamHack in Anaheim this February!

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

Xbox Tournament Timeline

Now through January 31 for NASEF: Registration Open for School Clubs through the NASEF site.
Now through January 31 for Open Division: Registration Open for Participants
February 3 through February 15: Qualifiers - Two Weeks of Best-of Three Series
Live Finals at DreamHack February 22: Top player from PS4 and Xbox will compete head-to-head to crown a Ducks champion for both divisions. Winners will compete in the Chel Invitational vs. other NHL clubs on the same day.

*Within Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernadino 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 Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernadino counties Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernadino 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 2 Weeks 2 Weeks
Start Date Week 1 opt-in by Feb. 3 Week 1 opt-in by Feb. 3
Format

Weekly Best of 3 series played as the Ducks with current standard rosters

Weekly Best of 3 series played as the Ducks with current standard rosters

Weekly Schedule

Weekly opt-in due by Thursday at 4:00 p.m. PT

Brackets posted Saturday and Gameplay will occur on Tuesday or Thursday nights

Weekly opt-in due by Thursday at 4:00 p.m. PT

Brackets posted Saturday and Gameplay will occur on Tuesday or Thursday nights

Finals

Top player from PS4 and Xbox will compete head-to-head to crown a Ducks champion for both divisions. Winners will compete in the Chel Invitational vs. other NHL clubs on the same day.

Top player from PS4 and Xbox will compete head-to-head to crown a Ducks champion for both divisions. Winners will compete in the Chel Invitational vs. other NHL clubs on the same day.

  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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