HSEL Registration Guide

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Generation Esports Administration
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This article explains how to sign up for a free account on the Generation Esports platform in order to register for High School Esports League competitions. Please visit our TECH HELP section for assistance with whitelisting, PC minimum/recommended specs, and more. 

Signing Up

  • Sign up for a free Generation Esports account as a School Official (Educators) or Student (13+).
    • You will be guided through the team creation process to join the HSEL Community. 
    • The HSEL Summer Open allows for "Free Agent" teams, meaning high school students do not have to be from the same school to play together. If you are a student looking to compete in Summer Open, please use the "Student" link above. Acceptable forms of student status are: 
      • Student ID, Official Course Schedule, Report Card.
  • New accounts will be prompted to set at least one game connection.
    • Educators are welcome to skip this step by clicking "Skip all" in the bottom right of the window. 
    • If you are an educator taking over an existing HSEL team, please reach out to success@highschoolesportsleague.com for assistance. 

Adding Team Members 

  • Click “Members” on your team page.
  • Click “+ Add Member” and generate a link for team invitations.
  • Members will be automatically added once they sign up through the link.
    • New members will be prompted to set at least one game connection from a set of game icons. 
    • Select the proper game and enter the proper "in-game name" (Screen Name). 

Adding Game Connections (Post Sign-up)

  • Click “Game Connection” on the left-hand navigation.
  • Click “Add Game Connection”, select the game, enter your screen name for that game, and save.
  • Include the numbers in the Battlenet tag and Switch Friend Code if applicable.

Creating Rosters 

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

Purchasing Passes (Your Team)

  • Choose this option if you are an admin acquiring passes for other team members.
  • Click “Purchase Passes” on the left-hand menu, then "Purchase" on the respective pass. 
  • Select the team you are purchasing passes for from the dropdown menu and press continue.
  • Choose which members need a pass and press continue.
  • Select your payment method for the purchase.
  • To pay by invoice, email sales@highschoolesportsleague.com & provide them with what type of pass and how many you wish to purchase.

Assigning Battle Passes

  • On your team’s page, select Battle Pass Inventory.
  • To assign your members battle passes, click the “Assign” button next to their name. 
  • Revoke an assigned pass by clicking “Revoke”.
  • All members on a roster must be assigned a pass to be registered for a tournament.
  • Certain titles are exceptions to the above rule. Please reach out to success@highschoolesportsleague.com if you have questions. 

Registering for a Tournament 

  • Click "Communities" from the left-hand navigation menu. 
  • Choose "Learn More" on the HSEL community and click the "Tournaments" tab. 
  • Select the tournament you want to register for and click “Register Now”.
  • Select the roster you wish to register and click “Register Now”.

If you need further registration assistance, please schedule a call with your regional success agent here.


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