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MEDIA ADVISORY

Garnet Valley H.S. to receive Pa.’s first-ever state championship trophy

in Overwatch

 

 

PIEA to host trophy presentation on Thursday to recognize Garnet Valley's Spring 2021 Overwatch championship

 

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 4, 2021) -- The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Esports Association (PIEA) will award the state’s first-ever scholastic esports state championship trophy in Overwatch on Thursday, June 10 to Garnet Valley High School’s esports program. Garnet Valley won the PIEA Spring 2021 State Championships in Overwatch last month after going 6-1 in the regular season and running through the State Championship postseason.

The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Garnet Valley's campus located at 552 Smithbridge Rd. in Glen Mills.

            WHAT:            Spring 2021 PIEA Esports State Championship trophy presentation

            WHEN:           1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021

            WHERE:          Garnet Valley High School

                                    552 Smithbridge Rd.

  Glen Mills, PA 19342

 

In addition to winning the PIEA trophy, Garnet Valley's esports program also earned $1,400 in scholarship funds and high-quality gaming peripherals, including ViewSonic monitors and HyperX headphones.

 

For more information, please contact Bill Thomas at wthomas@cnrllc.org.

 

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PIEA CONTACT:

Bill Thomas: WThomas@cnrllc.org

 

About PA Interscholastic Esports Association

The PA Interscholastic Esports Association (PIEA) is one of the nation's first high school governing bodies solely focused on statewide esports programs and clubs. The mission of the nonprofit is to provide safe and secure programming and competitions through direct regulatory oversight and competition guidelines for interscholastic esports. Visit interscholasticesports.org or follow along on  Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.