Psyonix, the developer behind Rocket League, has announced that they’ll be bringing the indie esports hit to colleges in the US and Canada. The developer has partnered with college gaming network Tespa for what is officially called the Collegiate Rocket League or CRL.
This new league is an expansion of a partnership between Psyonix and Tenga that was initiated when they teamed up for the CRL Summer Series this year. The new CRL will start this September and end with a 3v3 tournament for $50,000 in scholarships in early December.
The two teams involved in that tournament will be determined by a playoff that takes place in November. For those that don’t initially qualify for the playoffs, there’s going to be an Open Ladder competition where the winner will able to enter the playoffs as a wildcard entry. The playoffs will begin with eight teams from the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western conferences.
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