Strong TIES: STEAM in the Game - eSports Tournament

Strong TIES kickoff  STEAM in the Game with its nationwide eSports Tournament.

eSports is an entry point for building STEAM and social-emotional skills while increasing student engagement and opens opportunities in gaming, health, advanced manufacturing industries for 100% inclusion in tech workplaces.


Applications open: 17 September 2022

Applications close: 22 october 2022

Notifications: 25 October 2022

Students’ ages: 13 – 18 yrs

Reach: National

Mode – VirtualW


STEAM in the Game is a STEAM Game and Virtual World Design Camp. 

The aim is to introduce and engage learners – all genders, ages 13 – 18 – to explore creative technologies and career opportunities in a sub-field of STEAM, 2D and 3D computer interactive game design and development. Our approach is simple: attract (Gaming+Coding), awareness (inspirational Speakers), engage (STEAM concepts and challenges). This educational program uses the tool of Games as an entry point for learning computer science, physics, visual effects, science, and production using the state of teh art game engine, which is a free open source game platform.

Technology Topics
Game Development
Middle School, High School
7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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