PlayVS

CEO: Delane Parnell Lead Investor: Marlon Nichols

PlayVS legitimizes high school esports play, bringing the act of gaming from an at-home activity to one where students are on-campus, surrounded by their teammates. When a student participates in sports and activities, the competitions are sanctioned through their state’s high school association. The National Federation of State High School Associations writes the rules and governance used by each state. Similar to traditional sports like football, basketball, and soccer—the NFHS is adding esports to their roster of competitions. To do this, they have partnered with PlayVS to operate esports leagues to their network of over 19,500 high schools nationwide. Matches will be shown alongside the other 50,000 high school sports events broadcasted on the NFHS Network this year.

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