HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. – Mar. 29, 2018 – The High School Esports League (HSEL) announced today that RESPAWN Products, a North Carolina-based gaming furniture maker, is now the official gaming furniture provider for affiliated high schools participating in the HSEL’s programs and tournaments across the United States.
The HSEL is a high school league that provides high school level competition across thirteen different games and has over 10,000 students participating. By supporting young student esports athletes with the structure and resources to compete in an organized esports league, HSEL gives their players the opportunity to attract university-level team interest and potential monetary scholarships. The spring season for the HSEL closes April 2nd – students and administrators interested in signing up their school teams can contact: sponsorships@
“We understand the importance of equipping our young adults and esports athletes with the right equipment for play, and so we look forward to working with RESPAWN so that our network of high schools can gear up,” said Mason Mullenioux, CEO of HSEL. “Through this partnership with RESPAWN, we aim to provide the ability for our high school players to experience the same high quality gaming furniture that professionals use in esports competitions around the world.”
Backed by a pedigree in ergonomic furniture, RESPAWN is a leader in the gaming furniture space making quality gear that meets gamers’ specific needs at an accessible price point. RESPAWN has committed to supporting esports through a number of partnerships, including at the collegiate level with the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE).
“It’s important to us to invest in the future of esports on the ground floor, which is currently the amazing group of players playing at the high school level in HSEL,” said Blake Zalcberg, CEO of OFM, Inc. “We are ecstatic to outfit these young professionals with gear they can be proud of and that will help them boost their game to the collegiate level.”