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MCC hosting high school esports tournament

By: Dean Vaglia | C&G Newspapers | Published February 7, 2024


CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Macomb Community College will host a high school esports tournament Feb. 16 for Macomb County high school juniors and seniors.

Esports, short for electronic sports, is a form of competition using video games. Students will represent their schools competing either solo on Super Smash Bros. or as a team of three on Rocket League.

The tournament will start at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Lorenzo Cultural Center on Macomb’s Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Road. Check-in starts at 5 p.m. Players must complete check-in before the tournament start time to compete. Light refreshments will be served during the tournament.

Registration is required at for all participants in the high school esports competition, whether a spectator, solo player or team. Players younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a guardian (parent, teacher or coach) during the tournament.

Those wishing to compete in the Rocket League tournament need to recruit two other players from their school to form a three-person team. There are 100 spots available for solo players on Super Smash Bros. and spots for 30 Rocket League teams. There is also room for 100 spectators at the event.

Those who are unable to attend the tournament in person but would like to cheer on their school can watch a live stream of the tournament with commentary at