Esports: Where every student can fit in

Esports embraces students’ passion for competitive gaming to foster collaboration, creativity and inclusion. Participants build strengths in problem solving, teamwork and communication, as well as STEAM skills. And, they get to explore video and sound editing, graphic design, broadcasting, event planning and more.

Insight Public Sector offers support and guidance on a wide range of esports solutions so your school can start a program today and grow it in the future. We’re committed to the continued success of esports in education.

We have expertise in:

  • Gaming systems and peripherals
  • Network optimization
  • Audio-visual integration
  • Maintenance Services
  • Network and device security

72%

of teens play video games
outside of school*


3,100+ schools

are represented in the High School Esports League*


646 million

estimated size of the esports audience by 2023*


$16 million

esports scholarships offered by National Association of Collegiate Esports schools*


Benefits of esports

Esports are a pivotal new way to develop important life skills in young people, build strong relationships, spark interest in learning and keep students engaged.

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Social benefits

Building & maintaining friendships
Communication & collaboration
Increased self esteem

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Academic benefits

Strategy, critical thinking & decision-making
Higher graduation & attendance rates
Interest in STEM

Get guidance from an experienced team.

There are many variables to consider when launching your school esports program. Insight Public Sector offers turnkey services that encompass planning, network design, devices, software, installation and long-term management.

Top-tier products

Access gaming-specific devices with product bundles that balance performance and price, making it fast and easy to launch a facility at your school.

Technical expertise

Our networking, security and data center specialists will assess the impact of esports on your overall IT needs, and plan accordingly for optimal game play.

Industry experience

Our dedicated esports category manager is certified by the Esports Education Network and recognized by Intel as a technical pro for gaming systems.

Outfitting your varsity esports program

The cost to start an esports program can be quite low compared with traditional sports extracurriculars. There's no specialized outdoor field to install and less sports equipment to maintain.

However, whether you want to build out a small test-pilot program in a multi-use computer lab or a purpose-built gaming arena, there are key components necessary to join the competition:

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Computers

Equipment performance can make or break a team. You’ll need high-power computers with adequate processing power, RAM and graphical processing for smooth and clear gaming.

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Peripherals

Durable gaming mice, keyboards, controllers, headsets and monitors are engineered with performance, ergonomics and aesthetics for esports athletes in mind.

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Networking

High bandwidth and low latency are essential to eliminate common issues, like lag, in competitive gaming where many matches are hosted online.

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Security

Protect student identity and data with enhanced protocols. You can control which games are accessible and when based on age-appropriateness and school schedules.

Esports brands

We have deep relationships with major gaming equipment manufacturers and a partnership with D&H, a leading esports equipment distributor, to give you the best offerings available.

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Enhance your classroom

With Insight Public Sector, you'll get a partner dedicated to helping you achieve your education goals. We offer end-to-end IT services without breaking your budget. Connect with our specialists by completing the contact form or using one of the two options below.

 

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