Plainfield Park District Offering Free Esports Rocket League Starting May 9


Plainfield Park District E-Sports press releas

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Contact: Plainfield Park District
Dan Schaffer, Recreation Manager – Athletics
[email protected] 
April 24, 2020

Plainfield Park District Offering Free Esports Rocket League Starting May 9
Plainfield Park District is offering an opportunity for players of all ages to participate in a FREE 3 v 3 esports Rocket League competition this spring in partnership with GGLeagues, a recreational esports league based in Chicago.
Registration is open thru May 1 at 3pm and is free for this introductory session through the Park District’s website,
Play starts at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 and will take place at the same time each Saturday through June 6th. Playoffs are scheduled for June 6th from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Rocket League is a video soccer game held in a virtual stadium featuring rocket-powered cars playing in a challenging, fast-paced soccer contest with elements of a demolition derby.
Participants in the Park District league may form a team or register solo for some friendly online competition from home. Four weeks of play will conclude with playoffs in week four.
Gamers will be placed in one of three divisions depending on skill level, regardless of age:
Division A: This is the most competitive level league. Players can be at any skill level.
Division B: This the medium level league. Players must be at the gold or platinum skill level; players higher than platinum are not eligible for this division.
Division C: This level is the most beginner-friendly league. Players must be at gold skill level or below to be eligible.
Register now through the Plainfield Park District wbsite,
About the Plainfield Park District
Founded in 1966, The Plainfield Park District is the 9th largest park district in the State of Illinois, serving over 105,000 residents in Will and Kendall Counties as well as Plainfield and Wheatland Townships, Bolingbrook, Crest Hill, Joliet, Plainfield, and Romeoville. The District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency for excellence in delivering parks and recreation services.
About GGLeagues
GGLeagues is an esports management platform that is focused on making gaming a social experience for players. Due to COVID-19, GGLeagues is supporting the esports community by offering free full service 4-week intramural leagues for all interested schools and organizations.
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