Smash Crew Battle
Play with our local esports team (Dallas Defenders) against Y's across the United States. Players will compete as a Smash Crew against other YMCA's.
Matches will be streamed on our twitch channel.
What is a crew battle? - A crew battle consist of 6 players from each team competing for the last player standing.
Each Battle date will require separate registration.
Dates: October 22nd, Dec. 3rd, Dec. 10th
Time: 4pm on Saturday
Cost: $15.00 / Free for Esports+ subscribers
Watch Dallas compete against OKC last month- https://youtu.be/JPp6F_iL6Sk
Fortnite Championship Series
Play with our local Esports players against other players on a private Fortnite channel. Players will compete as a individuals against other YMCA players.
How to play? - Compete in 3 separate tournaments for points. Players will receive points for their finishes and after the final tournament in December we will crown our champions.
Dates: October 30th, Nov. 20th, Dec. 11th
Time: 4pm on Sundays
Must be an Esports+ subscribers
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why should I support my child in their interest of gaming and eSports?
YMCA Esports is the development of values through a progressive program stressing skill development, fun, physical fitness, and friendly competition. All youth have an opportunity to play and families are encouraged to participate. Additional benefits include:
- Improved hand-eye coordination
- Improved attention & visual acuity
- Improved basic visual processing and executive function.
- Problem-solving & strategy skill development
- 71% of parents report gaming having net positive effects for children.
- Boosts self-confidence and player socialization.
- 54% of gamers say gaming helps them connect with friends.
- In the span of just five years, over 125 higher education institutions have created varsity collegiate Esports programs including local colleges –North Texas University, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, SMU
- More than thirty U.S. colleges and universities offer scholarships for gamers.
Does the YMCA supply equipment?
All players will supply their own equipment for eSports league and tournaments. Systems can include Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PlayStation or PC.
Do I have to be a YMCA Member?
No, the league is open to anyone ages 8-18. eSports members will receive a discounted registration fee and free tournament entry fees.
Do I register as a team or does YMCA form teams?
All players that are participating in a multiplayer game must register as a team. The YMCA will not put players together to form teams. Register with fellow friends or classmates.
What is the YMCA refund Policy?
Refunds/makeups/transfers are NOT available for missed matches
- 7 days or less from start of event- no refund
- 8+ days from event 75% refund less $10 processing fee