Esports is a High School Sport in HawaiiThe HHSAA has partnered
with PlayVS to bring esports to high schools throughout Hawaii.
Esports, or competitive gaming, is the fastest-growing high school sport
in the country and, much like traditional sports, requires teamwork,
critical thinking and communication to achieve success. However, esports
goes ever further to create a barrier-breaking, all-inclusive
environment with a strong sense of community. All games are selected
based on their competitiveness and strategy, and are rated E for
High School and BeyondEsports opens up a world
of possibilities for students. Besides a truly enriching competitive
experience, PlayVS provides support for higher education by rewarding
championship winners, as well as All-State and All-American, with
scholarship money. PlayVS also helps set students up for success should
they aspire to continue with esports post-graduation, including playing
at the collegiate level, coaching and more.