South Texas Youth Soccer Association Announces Partnership with Esports and Online Gaming Association

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South Texas Youth Soccer Association Announces Partnership with Esports and Online Gaming Association

November 30
23:51 2023

The South Texas Youth Soccer Association (STX Soccer) and Esports and Online Gaming Association (ESOGA) are thrilled to announce their partnership, bringing the worlds of esports and traditional on-field sports even closer together. Both organizations are working to expand program offerings that also support non-traditional athletes.  

Highlighting this collaboration is the upcoming South Texas Soccer Esports Tournament featuring Rocket League™ on Sunday, Dec 17, 2023, 1 p.m. CT. The tournament’s playoff series will be broadcast live @ 2 p.m. CT with expert shoutcasters from  Longhorn Gaming and ESOGA, offering youth participants a chance to experience the excitement of a professionally broadcasted sporting event.

Key Highlights of the Partnership:

  • Esports Tournament Featuring RocketLeague™ : The partnership kicks off with a live-streamed, esports tournament for parents and fans to follow the action as professional shoutcasters broadcast the playoff action in real time.
  • Promoting Youth Engagement: By joining forces, STX Soccer and ESOGA are creating competitive opportunities for youth athletes whose interests may extend beyond on-field sports.
  • Longhorn Gaming Collaboration: The tournament will take place in collaboration with Longhorn Gaming, whose shoutcasters will cover the tournament live.

“This partnership with ESOGA marks a milestone in embracing the convergence of traditional sports and esports. We are thrilled
to offer our young athletes innovative ways to engage and compete, fostering both their passion for soccer and esports.”
– Noah Taylor, Director of Membership Services, South Texas Youth Soccer

“ESOGA’s partnership with STX Soccer will bring a new level of engagement and competitiveness to South Texas athletes.  Together, we are dedicated to creating unique opportunities supporting athletes in both traditional sports and esports alike.”
– Nate Parent, CEO, ESOGA

We are excited to support the growing synergy between esports and traditional athletic programs and proud to contribute to our esports expertise.  We look forward to elevating the tournament experience for youth athletes and the South Texas community.”
– Austin Espinoza, Esports Coordinator, University of Texas at Austin

About South Texas Youth Soccer Association: 

South Texas Youth Soccer, an affiliate of US Youth Soccer and U.S. Soccer, offers club-based programs designed to meet the needs of kids at every level, from recreational players who play for fun to accomplished athletes playing at a national level. Through 29 member associations, South Texas represents more than 225 clubs and 100,000 members across the region, from El Paso to Beaumont and Temple to Brownsville.

About ESOGA: 

ESOGA is a driving force in developing youth esports programs, working hand-in-hand with sports associations, educational institutions, and community organizations. ESOGA’s collaborative initiatives are designed to advance esports and provide opportunities for youth in diverse communities to engage in competitive gaming. The programs empower young individuals with the skills, confidence, and team-building experiences that come from participating in esports, paving the way for both personal growth and the potential for future career opportunities in the industry.

Media Contact
Company Name: ESOGA
Contact Person: David Mays
Email: Send Email
Phone: (833) 463-7642
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States

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