The Yard: HBCU Esports Alliance (HEA), a collegiate esports league for Traditionally Black Faculties and Universities (HBCUs) in the US, kicks off its inaugural league season with quite a lot of competitions and assist from presenting accomplice, Gillette.
The league, which is able to run for eight weeks, will characteristic HEA member colleges competing in Madden NFL 21 each Monday at 6 p.m. EST for an opportunity to win scholarships and prizes from Gillette. Matchups shall be performed in MaddenNFL 21’s “The Yard” mode, which additionally encompasses a “Gillette Type Zone” that enables gamers to customise facial hair in-game.
Different occasions embody competitions in NBA 2K21 and PGA 2K21 on Tuesdays, Rocket League and NASCAR Heat5 matchups on Wednesdays, and a weekly recap present that highlights taking part colleges, scholar gamers, and scholarship winners each Saturday at three p.m. EST.
HEA introduced its partnership with Gillette final December, together with the “Groomed to Sport” esports initiative. That initiative consists of “built-in grooming content material” from the Gillette Barber Council, together with HEA-branded razors and scholarships.
Yow will discover out extra concerning the league right here.