Getting Started As A Free Agent (Summer Challenge)

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This article explains the steps for students signing up with High School Esports League as a free agent for the Summer Challenge season. To get started with an official School Team for Spring/Fall Major, please see Getting Started 101.


Signing Up/Applying

  • Sign up as a “student” on the HSEL website.
  • Verification of student status is required to complete the signup. Acceptable documents are: 
    • School ID
    • Report Card
    • Transcript



Approval Process 

  • Your application may take up to 48 hours to process.
  • Verification of your email and student status is required before approval.
  • You will be contacted via email when your application has been approved.

Team Page Information

  • Select "Teams" from the left-hand navigation and choose "+Create Team".
  • On your team page, you can view your team's information, add members, and create rosters.



Adding Members

  • Click “Members” on your team page.
  • Click “+ Add Member” to be able to generate a team invitation.
  • Members will be added once they sign up through your initiation link.

Adding Game Connections 

  • Click “Game Connection” on the left-hand navigation.
  • Click “Add Game Connection”, select the game & enter your screen name for that game, & save.
  • A Discord game connection is required for every team member.
  • Include the numbers in the Battlenet tag & Switch Friend Code if applicable.



Creating Rosters

  • Click “Rosters” on your team page.
  • Click “Create New”, name your roster, & select what game it is for.
  • Click “Add Members” & select what team members you want on the roster.


Registering for Tournaments

  • Select "Communities" from the left-hand navigation then “Learn More” on the HSEL community.
  • Click on the Tournaments tab. 
  • Click on the tournament you want to register for & select “Register Now” 
  • Select the roster you wish to register and click “Register Now”. Congratulations! Your roster is tournament-ready.


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