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UW Youth & Teen Programs

Esports, Gaming & Broadcasting

Do you dream of a career in gaming? In this course, you'll explore a range of topics related to the gaming and interactive media industry, including competitive esports, broadcasting and media, game development, diversity and inclusion, and more. You'll work collaboratively to broadcast an esports match on-site, gaining hands-on experience in production, directing, announcing, marketing and communications, and competitive play. You’ll also have a chance to meet industry experts to learn from their experience and explore potential careers in gaming. 

What You'll Learn 

  • How to apply marketing skills for desired outreach to targeted audiences
  • The fundamentals of the Discord communication app and its relevance for gaming communities
  • A basic understanding of an esports broadcast production

Who Should Register 

The course is for incoming ninth to 12th graders. 


Glen Tokola and UW undergraduate students who’ve been extensively trained in the curriculum 

More Information

This in-person course is taught on the UW Seattle campus. You’ll use the Discord messaging platform. 

See the Policies page for details about registration, refunds, waitlists and more. 


Jul 15–Jul 26, 2024

9 a.m.–12 p.m.
UW Seattle
Refund Deadline
Jun 3, 2024