Details

Monday, July 6 at 9 AM - Friday, July 17 at 5 PM
Online (Discord)
Price
Registration Fee
Applications due 6/14/2020. Discounts for multiple registrations.
$350.00

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have adapted our Summer 2020 camps to a fully-virtual program. Thank you for your patience and understanding! For everyone who had completed registrations for the overnight camp, we have issued full refunds.

Applications are LIVE, but the schedules and bios are still from last year’s camp. As we are ready to release more details, we will update this page and alert all accepted applicants.

The UCI Esports League of Legends Bootcamp is a summer program for high-level League of Legends players who aspire to compete. This camp is designed for talented League of Legends players looking to translate, heighten and broaden their skills to a collegiate or professional level. Our target audience for all of our camps are students in or just leaving high school.

Players can expect to:

  • Receive guidance and mentorship from UCI’s scholarship League of Legends team and coaching staff
  • Earn experience in coordinated strategic play and effective team-wide communication
  • Gain exposure to training regimens, analytical tools and research methodologies used at the professional level

We are running all camp activities through Discord. Although applicants from all time zones are welcome to apply, our camp staff and activities will be operating on Pacific Time. To help set expectations, we’re preparing content to fill roughly 9:00am – 5:00pm PT each day (with breaks), although final schedules are subject to change.

We are offering two sessions, each 5 days long (Mon – Fri): July 6-10 and July 13-17. On this application, please indicate which session(s) you are available to attend so we can better schedule teams. Depending on demand and coaching staff availability, we may add additional sessions.

The base cost for the camp will be $350 for the week. Due to the team-based nature of the game, we will be sorting individual applicants into 5-person teams, and applicants may also choose to register with friends or teammates. For each additional applicant signing up together, we will offer a $25 discount.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and due by June 14. If accepted to the camp, you will be notified by June 17, and full payment and waiver forms will be due by June 22. If you have any questions about our program or this form, please contact esports@uci.edu.

Schedule

Sunday, June 23
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMArrivals
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMHousing Check-in and Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMCamp Introduction, Meet Teams
3:00 PM - 3:30 PMPresentation 1: Why a Team?
3:30 PM - 5:00 PMName Teams, General Mixer
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMDinner
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMTeammate Trivia Game
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMIntro to Scrims, Scrim Block 1
Monday, June 24
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWarm-Up Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMScrim Block 2
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMPresentation 2: Communication
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMGame 1: Keep Talking & No One Explodes
3:00 PM - 5:00 PMScrim Block 3
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMPresentation 3: VOD Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMDinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMGuided VOD Review/Free Time
Tuesday, June 25
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWarm-Up Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMScrim Block 3
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMPresentation 3: Cooperation
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMGame 2: Nerf Battle Royale
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMScrim Block 4
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMDinner
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMGame 3: Escape Room Card Game
8:00 PM - 9:00 PMGuided VOD Review/Free Time
Wednesday, June 26
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWarm-Up Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMScrim Block 5
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMPresentation 4: Stepping Up as a Leader
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMGame 4: Artemis Spaceship Simulator
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMScrim Block 6
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMDinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMGuided VOD Review/Free Time
Thursday, June 27
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWarm-Up Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMScrim Block 7
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMPresentation 5: WIFOM and Thinking
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMVariant Scrims
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMDinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMVOD Review
Friday, June 28
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWarm-Up Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMGame 5: Impossible Bosses
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMTournament Introduction & Warm-Up
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMSummoner's Rift Tournament
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMDinner/Honorifics
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM1v1 Conquest/ARAM Tournament/Award Ceremony
Saturday, June 29
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AM - 1:00 PMPick-up

Staff

Mark Deppe

Director
Mark led the efforts to create the world’s first esports program at a public university. Since 2010, he has advised student government and coordinated some of UCI’s largest and most successful events. He has a B.S. in psychobiology from UCLA and an MBA from Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

Kathy Chiang

Assistant Director
Kathy manages the UCI Esports Arena and student staff. She graduated from UCI’s Computer Game Science major in 2016 after co-founding and leading one of the largest gaming clubs in the world, The Association of Gamers. Her favorite games include World of Warcraft, FFXIV, Fortnite, and Path of Exile.

Jessamyn Acebes

League Operations Coordinator, NASEF
Jessamyn serves as League Operations Coordinator for NASEF. A leader in the esports community since 2008, she was previously a supervisor and intern for UCI Esports. She specializes in events, media production, and team management. She is currently training to be the top SoCal Melee Jigglypuff.

Hillary Phan

Player Support Coordinator
Hillary supervises program interns and the scholarship teams. Once an esports intern, she now specializes in providing personal and professional development, team management, and event coordination. A veteran pro gamer, her latest achievements include 7th in the Beanstalk Skribbl Circuit.

Evan Phu

Camp Counselor

Sean Uehara

Camp Counselor

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