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Central Ma E-Sports League

The Marlborough Recreation Department has partnered with GG Leagues and surrounding "Central Region" Towns (Hudson, Grafton, Leominster, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Sterling, Upton, and Westboro) to establish the inaugural Central Massachusetts Recreation and Parks Association E-Sports League! Compete against friends and players from other Towns in Fortnite, FIFA 21, Madden 21, NBA2K21, or Super Smash Bros. 


REQUIRED necessary equipment:
-- You need to own the specific game
-- You need to own the game system
-- You need an Internet connection to play the games online
-- You need to have the online gaming account (ie, Playstation Plus, Xbox Live)
-- You also will need to register with GG Leagues Gaming Systems for an online account. Instructions for this are available below in the "How to Register" section. 

GAMING SCHEDULE:

Game: Madden 21
System: PS4
Day of the Week/Start Date: Monday, January 18th
Time and Age Division:
7:00pm-8:00pm (Elementary Division: Grades 3-5)
8:00pm-9:00pm (Middle School and HS Division: Grades 6-12)

Game: Fortnite
System: PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Nintendo Switch, Mobile, or Mac.
Day of the Week/Start Date: Tuesday, January 19th
Time and Age Division:
7:00pm-8:00pm (Elementary Division: Grades 3-5)
8:00pm-9:00pm (Middle School and HS Division: Grades 6-12)

Game: FIFA
System: PS4
Day of the Week/Start Date: Tuesday, January 19th
Time and Age Division:
7:00pm-8:00pm (Elementary Division: Grades 3-5)
8:00pm-9:00pm (Middle School and HS Division: Grades 6-12)

Game: NBA 2K21
System: PS4
Day of the Week/Start Date: Wednesday, January 20th
Time and Age Division:
7:00pm-8:00pm (Elementary Division: Grades 3-5)
8:00pm-9:00pm (Middle School and HS Division: Grades 6-12)

Game: Super Smash Bros
System: Nintendo Switch
Day of the Week/Start Date: Thursday, January 21st
Time and Age Division:
7:00pm-8:00pm (Elementary Division: Grades 3-5)
8:00pm-9:00pm (Middle School and HS Division: Grades 6-12)

GG Leagues will provide officials for all games and matches in real time.
 
Length of Season: 
The Winter Season will be 6 weeks long (5 nights of regular season and 1 night of playoffs). Each night of play will last approximately one(1) hour.
 
All game ratings and descriptions can be found HERE. It is a parent/guardian's responsibility to decide if a game is appropriate for their child. We encourage everyone to read the descriptions prior to registering.

Want to learn more about E-gaming and participation in a league?
Please review this parent packet regarding GG Leagues
 
Registration closes January 13th for all games.
All games start the week of January 18th, 2021.
 
COST:
$30/player/league 
 
HOW TO REGISTER:
  1. Create an account on GGLeagues platform: www.ggleagues.com
  2. Create a team: www.ggleagues.com/teams/new. A team is needed even if you are playing in a single player league.
  3. Use the exclusive Marlborough Recreation link below to register for the league you would like to participate in:https://www.ggleagues.com/organization/marlborough

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