Blackfoot High School to start eSports program – Post Register

Blackfoot High School to start eSports program – Post Register

BLACKFOOT – The Blackfoot School Board listened to information from teacher and eSports Club director Mr. Lance during their monthly meeting.

Lance announced that the program continues to gain traction and looked for input from members of the school board regarding the potential expansion of the program as well as some exciting news about gaming stations that would be provided to the school through a grant program.

As electronics and gaming continue to grow in the mainstream world, eSports continue to gain traction around the nation and have become a legitimate collegiate event as well as many professional events conducted around certain games as well as professional entertainers through online streaming services. Lance said the club will be receiving six gaming computers through a grant that will allow the members of the club to participate in high school level competition of games.