CEC to provide scholarships for varsity esports athletes – Manila Newsletter

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The Collegiate Center for Esports (CCE) will be more than just a game, as potential scholarship opportunities await online gaming aspirants when it rolls out the season-by-season calendar after its official launch in October.

In addition to taking advantage of an organized campus platform to showcase their online gaming products, aspiring esports players could also win scholarships as they proudly represent their school’s colors in this revolutionary league.

“That’s the goal, to offer scholarships to players. CCE plans to build this bridge for Filipino dreamers of this modern era, “CCE spokesperson Waiyip Chong said.

Defending a cause of academic and sporting excellence through esport, CCE will award prizes and rewards from its groundbreaking tournament for in-kind scholarship purposes for aspiring esports players who will have their turn during the official CCE season. .

So far, a number of schools have embraced the budding new sport discipline as they adapt to the ever-changing times.

The Lyceum at the University of the Philippines, for its part, opened the door for players to a future career and profession by launching the country’s first Bachelor of Science in Esports with avenues on esports management and development. games and designs.

De La Salle-College in St. Benilde has also offered courses on the Bachelor of Science in Interactive Entertainment and Multimedia Computing, Major in Game Development and Major in Game Art.

Other schools nationwide have also begun to explore establishing degree programs in game development with the potential to integrate esports as a whole with the continued global boom in the gaming industry. game, market and income.

CCE has already opened its curtains this weekend with Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 1-on-1 Exhibition Matches, with varsity athletes from 10 renowned universities and colleges in Metro Manila representing them in these friendly matches.

It’s a prelude to the launch of its main event in October with a 5v5 MLBB Varsity Cup among basketball players from Arellano University, St. Benilde, Emilio Aguinaldo College, Jose Rizal University, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Lyceum, Mapua University, University of San Beda, College of San Sebastian – Recoletos and University of Perpetual Help System DALTA.

Sports equipment and clothing will also be distributed to the respective schools participating in the Historic League of Esports Campuses.


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