Have mad skills with a game controller? Find out just how good you are in the Vermont esports league.
Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront is joining other Vermont communities like Randolph, Pittsford, Hartford and Milton to launch competitive video game play.
Vermont players can compete in up to five games: Fortnite, Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, Madden ’21 and Call of Duty.
Vermont has partnered with GGLeagues to run the competition. Right now it is set up for playoffs to stay between Vermont cities, however, GGLeagues is working to create a national cup which could roll out soon, according to Jen Cotton, Athletic Program Supervisor for Burlington Recreation, Parks & Waterfront.
Cotton said esports is the fastest growing sport worldwide, drawing in both players and spectators. She feels