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12/15/22 – Esports Winter State Championships to Cap Off Calendar Year

December 15, 2022 2022-2023 News Releases



In the KHSAA’s final state championship event of the 2022 calendar year, five state champions will be determined with the 2022-23 KHSAA Esports Winter State Championships presented by UK HealthCare inside the UKFCU Esports Lounge at The Cornerstone in Lexington on Friday.

Teams will compete for state titles in Rocket League (PC), League of Legends (PC), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch), Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo Switch) and Madden NFL 23 (PlayStation 4), with an award ceremony following the completion of every semifinal and final.

Tickets to the event are only available for purchase online and can be found at Friday’s events will be streamed live on for subscribers to the NFHS Network. PlayVS will stream the finals of each PC title, while UK esports will stream each console title’s final round.

Competition will start with the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Rocket League and League of Legends semifinals at 10 a.m. ET.


2022-23 PlayVS/KHSAA Esports Winter State Championships



About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 284 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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