nintendo school league


Weekly matches between schools, training for esports programs, informative talks on esports, and exposure to industry experts are all included in the invitational esports league.


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Welcome to the first official Nintendo School League in South Africa, featuring the popular Splatoon 3!
We are excited to invite 8 schools to participate in this competitive gaming event, with each school receiving 2 Nintendo Switch consoles and TVs to use for the duration of the league at no cost to the school.
Teams of 2 players per team and 2 teams per school will compete in weekly games that run for 7 weeks, showcasing their teamwork and strategic skills in this colorful and action-packed game. Get ready to make a splash and have some fun!

Why Splatoon 3

Playing Splatoon 3 in the Nintendo School League can teach players a variety of skills, including:
Communication and teamwork: 
To succeed in Splatoon 3, players need to work together, communicate effectively, and coordinate their actions. This helps develop essential teamwork and collaboration skills that are valuable in many areas of life.
Strategic thinking: 
Splatoon 3 is a game that requires players to think strategically and make quick decisions. This can help improve problem-solving and decision-making skills, as well as enhance their ability to think critically and creatively.
Hand-eye coordination and reaction time: 
The fast-paced and action-packed nature of Splatoon 3 requires players to have excellent hand-eye coordination and quick reaction time. These skills can be useful in many other activities, such as sports or driving.
Adaptability and resilience: 
In Splatoon 3, players need to be able to adapt to changing situations and overcome obstacles. This can help develop resilience and a growth mindset, which are valuable qualities in both personal and professional life.
Sportsmanship and fair play: 
Finally, playing Splatoon 3 in a competitive setting like the Nintendo School League can teach players the importance of sportsmanship, fair play, and good conduct. These values are crucial for success in any field, and can help players become more responsible and respectful individuals.

Splatoon demonstrations

Experience why Splatoon 3 is a great choice to enhance your esports program: 
– Teams: 2 vs 2
– Game Modes: 2 vs 2
– League Format: 5 week playoffs
– League Finals: Hosted by Nintendo & RGB Gaming at Comic Con Africa

Gaming Conversations

– Buzzbotics: Playing MakeCode Game Jam on the Nintendo Switch
– Scadco:  Managing players, teams with Microsoft 365 integrations
– RGB Gaming:  Esports in South African Schools, Nintendo School League Roadmap
– Nintendo: Nintendo Switch OLED School League Demo  

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Basic Terms and Conditions

  1. Provided hardware ownership will remain that of RGB Gaming, should a school no longer participate in the league, hardware must be returned to RGB Gaming
  2. Hardware while on school property or under control of the school, will be the responsibility of the school and the school therefor will be liable for losses or damages incurred. 
  3. Hardware will be provided to schools as stipulated at no cost to the school.
  4. Commitment and participation is needed from the school. With schools already competing in the RGB Gaming Open League, all efforts will be made to align playtime to those schedules for convenience. For schools not participating in the current open league, schedules of playtime will be provided.

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