igec esports deep dive

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Justin Jia
Founder, Youth Esports of America
Justin Jia is the founder at Youth Esports of America, where Justin manages company operations ranging from sponsor relations to community events.

Justin is currently finishing his last year of high school and has been an active member of the educational esports scene such as the OC high school league community board as well as the president of the Troy High esports program. Outside of high school esports, he is currently working on the launch of his first software application start-up.
  • Place
    Emerald Bay
    15:00 ~ 16:00

    High School Esports Development

    One area where Esports will most likely emulate traditional sports is with colleges and universities recruiting high school Esports athletes. There are enough collegiate programs nowadays to test this hypothesis. Also, as 9-12 remains regional rather than national oversight, this panel will review the challenges and successes high schools have had dealing with local school boards, especially with increasing resistance to FPS games.

    Emerald Bay
    15:00 ~ 16:00
    • Mason Mullenioux
    • Justin Jia
    • Kurt Melcher
    • Donald Marinelli