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Energize, educate, and empower through a healthy and holistic approach to esports.

FAQs

Read through our Frequently Asked Questions to find some answers.

General Info

What is Uptime United?

Uptime United is the name of our club program, club teams, content creators, and professional teams. Make friends and get on an Uptime United team where we promote a lifelong enjoyment of esports through education, training, and competition.

What are esports?

Esports are multiplayer video games played at a competitive level, often for spectators.

What are the benefits of esports?

According to recent studies, esports has many benefits. These can include: improved brain function, greater creativity and problem-solving, better positioning for STEM careers, more relaxation and less anxiety, strengthened social skills.

What are our coaches credentials?

Uptime United’s coaches come from all over the country and have years of collegiate and professional playing experience in a variety of game titles. They’ve won championships and been awarded scholarships to play for some of the biggest college teams in the country. Our coaches have the playing experience required to empower the Uptime United players with the qualities to be successful gamers. Through their STEM and NFHS certifications, our coaches have created structured curriculums to help students of all ages excel.

Team Info

What are Club teams?

Clubs are a structured, competitive season with weekly practices, matches each weekend, one online skill session a week, practice shirts, as well as a season ending tournament. Clubs are for those competitive gamers who want to improve their skills in a competitive team setting or are just looking to have fun and be part of team Uptime United.

What games are offered?

We offer club teams for Fortnite, Rocket League, Valorant, and Junior Academy.

When do club teams practice?

Club team practices are on either a Tuesday & Thursday or Monday & Wednesday schedule depending on the team. Practice times are either 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM or 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

When do matches take place?

Club team matches are on weekends between the times of 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

How do you join a club team?

Navigate to our club teams page, find the club team you are interested in and click “learn more and register”. This will take you to a wellness living page where you can learn more about the club and enroll in the club.

How do you join a professional team?

Players for our Uptime United pro team are generally scouted through club teams and tournaments held in the center. Players who want to try out for the pro team can contact rmagnant@uptimeesports.gg.

Equipment Info

Is the gaming equipment provided?

While all of the equipment required to play is provided by Uptime United locations, you are welcome to bring your own peripherals!

Do you have to play on PC?

Our club teams in Fortnite and Rocket League can be played on PC or console. You can also plug a controller into the PC to play.

Have a question that wasn't answered?

Please contact us at info@uptimeesports.gg

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