FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Esports is competitive video gaming. It is an industry that is on the rise. It is considered a sport and there is rec, club, middle school, high school, collegiate, amateur, and professional esports.

Contender Esports is a LAN center located in Waverly Place Cary. We are a sports facility that offers workshops, camps, and teams. In addition we offer hourly play, tournaments, and rentals for team practice, parties, and other events.

Studies show that playing video games encourages critical thinking, improves motor skills and promotes key social skills like leadership and team building. They’re also effective tools for teaching educational skills like algebra, biology and coding, as gaming helps to deepen learning and understanding.

Within our workshops, camps, and teams the students are given an instructor who guides them through different skills of the games while teaching our core values of being punctual, working hard, having good sportsmanship, etc.

Esports is a team sport. Many games require as many as 5 or 6 players to compete. Like traditional sports there are positions and special skills. This allows us to teach our players how to work together and think to become both better players and better people.

Yes. There are many amateur and grassroots based tournaments where gamers can earn money. In addition there are college scholarships and professional contracts. At the highest level these contracts can be six and seven figures a year.

We have over two thousand games available to play with all your favorite titles such as Fortnite, League of Legends, Overwatch and more. With that being said not all games are free. We do have copies of the popular ones such as Overwatch and Cold War7

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Yes. We are available for parties and have two party rooms. One with (6) consoles and the other with (5) PCs. Please call 919-297-8302 or email info@cescary.com to reserve.

To rent a training room the cost is $20 an hour plus every person must pay the hourly rates. For information on renting the whole facility please call 919-297-8302.

Workshops are skill sessions with other players. The focus is to improve the individual skill and teach the players how to utilize the individual skill to help the team perform better. They last 90 minutes and each are with a certified coach.