Esports Gaming Leagues

YMCA of Austin Recreational Esports League

The YMCA of Austin has partnered with GG Leagues to offer gamers from all over the community the opportunity to play together virtually. The Y will offer competition in two of the world’s most popular games – Rocket League and League of Legends. Contact your friends and form a team today!

How it works

  • Leagues run over six weeks beginning Saturday, October 3
  • Matches will be played on Saturdays at 1pm CST
  • Each week players will be scheduled to play one match, which typically runs for 45 minutes
  • Games will be played online from home with players reporting scores to league admin after each match.
  • Team format: Rocket League - 3 vs 3; League of Legends - 5 vs 5
  • At the end of the season, teams will play in a one-day playoff
  • Open to age 8 and up, all skill levels
  • Prizes Awarded!

Register Here!

Rocket League

Arcade-style soccer with cars! Teams of three players each face off on a caged-in soccer field using rocket-powered cars to move the ball and score goals.

Season Schedule: Saturday, October 3, 2020 to Saturday, November 7, 2020. Games will be played on Saturdays at 1:00 PM CT. The league will have a 5-week regular season and one-day playoff for the top four teams on November 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM CT.

Registration Deadline: Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

Format: 3 vs 3 teams

Ages: 8 and up

Cost: $10 per person

Beginner: (No player can be above the rank of Gold): REGISTER NOW

Advanced: (For players ranked Platinum or higher): REGISTER NOW

 

League of Legends

League of Legends (LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, in which two teams of five players each attempt to destroy their opponent’s base. There are many different characters in the game, all with different abilities. Teams battle over neutral objectives to gain more abilities that will help them win the match.

Season Schedule: Saturday, October 3, 2020 to Saturday, November 7, 2020. Games will be played on Saturdays at 1:00 PM CT. The league will have a 5-week regular season and one-day playoff for the top four teams on November 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM CT.

Registration Deadline: Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

Format: 5 vs 5 teams

Ages: 13 and up

Cost: $10 per person

Beginner: (For players Silver and below): REGISTER NOW

Advanced: (For players Gold and above): REGISTER NOW

Technical Requirements

Rocket League:

  • Players must have Rocket League game for XBOX, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch or PC.
  • Players must have online access to play (ex: XBOX Live, PlayStation Network, Nintendo Online).

League of Legends:

  • Players must have League of Legends on PC or Mac.

 

  • After registering with the YMCA, players will be contacted via email with instructions to create a free account on GGLeagues website, then guided to join a league.
  • After registration ends on September 26th, GGLeagues will contact players via email to go over game schedules and rules. Check SPAM/JUNK folder if you do not receive email from GGLeagues.
  • After registering with the YMCA, players will be contacted via email with instructions to create a free account on GGLeagues website, then guided to join a league.
  • Rocket League teams are composed of three players.
  • League of Legends teams are composed of five players.
  • Players can create their own team and invite friends to join, or GG Leagues will place players on a team as a “free agent.”
  • After registration ends on September 26th, GGLeagues will contact players via email to go over game schedules and rules. Check SPAM/JUNK folder if you do not receive email from GGLeagues.