Vanta Leagues and Raidiant to launch youth eSports development league
14 June 2022
After operating a successful Raidiant Academy camp, youth eSports development program Vanta Leagues and Raidiant, newly created initiative from New Meta Entertainment, will launch an additional full youth eSports development league, with separate leagues for Rocket League and VALORANT.
"We are extremely happy to be working with a mission-driven company like Raidiant to provide a summer league for kids interested in getting into esports or honing their craft," says Zack Fabi, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Vanta Leagues”, which provides a digital eSports platform and expert coaching and programming to kids ages 8-18 and helps through eSports youth organizations engage and impact kids in a meaningful way and reap the benefits of a structured, safe, and coached eSports experience. "Our partners at Raidiant set an incredible example for kids looking to become professional players and content creators and we're excited to show kids how to achieve those goals by improving their gameplay and learning to game effectively in a team-based setting."
"As a mentor for the first ever Raidiant Academy, presented by Vanta Leagues, it was an absolute honor to be able to share my twenty years of experience as a professional in eSports with young, inquisitive minds eager to advance their gaming skills," says Heather Garozzo, co-Founder and VP of Events and Community for Raidiant, which serves as a content and event platform for women interested in starting their careers in the eSports industry. "We look forward to delivering another successful event for young gamers and are proud to create a safe space where parents likewise can ask questions to help guide their young gamers down the right path."
The Vanta Leagues and Raidiant summer league will kick-off on June 27 and will run through August 20. Gamers will be split up by age to ensure even competition across the league. Attendees will attend two coached practices a week and participate in one competition day per week. The total cost of participation is $180 per player.