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How it Works

How Does PlayVS Work?

We provide a robust online platform that enables schools to easily build and manage teams, check schedules, and track stats, all with real-time support.

League Basics

Each school year has 2 seasons




Regular Season
Post Season

Teams are put into leagues for each game

Regular season matches are played weekly

Season Structure

A season is divided into a two-week long preseason, an eight-week long regular season, followed by the playoffs. A champion is crowned at the end of each season.

Season Pass

What’s Included

Full games, all characters unlocked and every bit of logistics and support. Season Pass means two things: players can focus on playing and coaches can focus on coaching. PlayVS handles the rest.

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For Students

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Start Your Gaming Career
With direct game integrations and regulated leagues, we ensure your esports career begins with the most detailed record of your performance AND that it happens on a level playing field.
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Fully-unlocked characters and games mean you get the full depth of experience each title offers. No grinding or paying for access, it’s all included in your Season Pass.
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Win a Championship
PlayVS is where varsity esports happens. As a varsity athlete, the level of competition never stops improving and that makes your potential championship that much more impressive.
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For Schools

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We Let Coaches Coach
PlayVS handles the headaches of running a sports program. We coordinate with the NFHS and your state associations. We resolve match disputes. We allow coaches to focus on what matters -- students.
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One flat fee unlocks a student’s entire varsity esports season. No paying for referees, extra equipment, transportation to away matches, field maintenance or other traditional sports expenses. We take care of everything.
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From scheduling to maintaining detailed statistics to live on-demand IT support, we make sure your foray into esports is a painless one.


/ per student per season with PlayVS
Additional fees are often covered by the school
  • Millions In College Scholarships
  • No Travel Required
  • No Risk Of Long-Term Physical Harm
  • Direct Path To Fast Growing Industry (Gaming)
  • Open To All Students Regardless Of Gender Or Ability

Traditional Sports

/ per student, per sport, per year
Fees calculated on Average cost per season of U.S. High School Sports
  • Millions In College Scholarships
  • No Travel Required
  • No Risk Of Long-Term Physical Harm
  • Direct Path To Fast Growing Industry (Gaming)
  • Open To All Students Regardless Of Gender Or Ability
Source: The National Youth Sport Survey (Aspen Institute)

Official Partner of the NFHS

Available in all 50 states, our publisher partnerships allow us to feature popular titles like Fortnite, League of Legends, Rocket League, and SMITE. More titles coming soon.

Starting Your Program

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Build Your Team

  • Recruit players using our referral feature or invite your friends.
  • Tap a faculty member to become your coach.

Gear Up

  • Matches are played on-campus using your school's computers.
  • Work with your IT administrator to ensure your tech is secure and ready for gameplay.
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Play Together

  • Practice with your teammates to get ready 
for the upcoming season.
  • Determine roles & strategies for match-days.
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Compete to Win

  • Scout your opponents using our comprehensive Match Data & Statistics
  • Identify tendencies, strengths and weaknesses as you progress through the season.

Are you ready?

Take Your High School Esports Program to the Next Level