Rocket League and VALORANT Youth Camps will include mentoring sessions with professional esports players and Raidiant content creators
BOSTON , May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vanta Leagues, a youth esports development program, today announced a new partnership with Raidiant, an initiative focused on celebrating and championing opportunities for female players. The recently announced partnership between Vanta Leagues and Raidiant will aim to provide more esports development opportunities for young players through development camps and competitive esports leagues. Vanta Leagues will run camps and leagues for Psyonix’s Rocket League and Riot Games’ VALORANT.
Vanta Leagues is a youth esports development platform that works with organizations and schools to provide a digital esports platform, competitive esports leagues, and expert coaching and programming for children aged 8 to 18. Through esports, Vanta helps organizations engage and have a meaningful impact on children and reap the benefits of a structured, safe and framed esports experience.
Raidiant is a newly created initiative by New Meta Entertainment, parent company of legendary esports organization, Dignitas. Raidiant serves as a content and events platform for women looking to start their careers in the esports industry. the raidant.gg provides a community for marginalized genders to meet and engage with other like-minded people and access valuable resources. Over the past year, Raidiant has hosted two of the most watched women’s esports tournaments in history. In July 2021Raidiant hosted one of Riot Games’ VCT Game Changers events, where over 30,000 concurrent viewers tuned in. February 2022Raidiant hosted the first Raidiant Rocket League Series tournament, breaking multiple records including the largest prize pool for a Women’s Rocket League event, most attendees, and most viewers, with over 27,000 viewers tuning in simultaneously.
“We are extremely pleased to announce this partnership with Raidiant,” says Zack Fabi, co-founder of Vanta Leagues. “Our hope is that through this partnership, we can demonstrate to young gamers that esports is for everyone and we can really highlight some of the amazing things women in this space are already doing. Helping young gamers see this representation in tangible ways can be super powerful and we’re excited to be working with Raidiant to bring some of these opportunities to children in the play space.”
“As a twenty-year veteran in the esports space, youth esports development programs always seemed like a pipe dream when I was a competitor and I couldn’t be happier than what seemed so impossible is now a reality,” says Heather Garozzoco-founder and vice president of events and community for Raidiant, “We are proud to bring our expertise in the women-in-game space to Vanta Leagues in hopes of inspiring the next generation of gamers through to a structured and safe environment for young players.”
These organizations will collaborate to expand access to esports for marginalized genders who otherwise might not have the chance to participate in organized esports leagues. The offerings will take place on Vanta’s kid safe digital esports platform (COPPA compliant) and will include access to their STEM.org accredited coaching program.
The VALORANT camp will begin on May 30and the Rocket League camp will begin on June 6.
To register, go to Raidiant.gg/Vanta.
About Vanta Leagues
Vanta Leagues (vanta.gg) is a youth esports development platform that works with schools and community organizations to provide a safe digital esports platform for kids, competitive and club esports leagues, as well as ‘expert coaching and holistic programming for children ages 8-18.
To learn more about Vanta Leagues, visit Twitter.com/VantaLeagues, Twitch.tv/VantaLeagues, YouTube.com/VantaLeagues, Facebook.com/VantaLeagues.
Launched by New Meta Entertainment, Inc. (NME), parent company of the esports organization Dignitas, as the next step in the esports organization’s women’s initiative, Raidiant is a platform that provides educational, social, and competitive resources for female gamers. A team-agnostic platform dedicated to consistent women in gaming coverage and a one-stop destination for women to accelerate their gaming career development. Raidiant aspires to be the largest online hub for women. women who love the game at all skill levels.
To learn more about Raidiant, visit raidant.gg, Twitter.com/RaidiantGG, Instagram.com/RaidiantGG, Twitch.tv/RaidiantGG, YouTube.com/Radiant,
TikTok.com/@RaidiantGG, Facebook.com/RaidiantGG and LinkedIn.com/Radiant.
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