Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Competitive Esports Athlete Talent Call

The U.S. Army Esports (USAE) Team is a highly successful, DA-sanctioned program run by the Marketing and Engagement Brigade known for the Army Parachute Team and Army Marksmanship Unit. The organization fields competitive teams & streaming talent to represent the U.S. Army both online and at events across the country. The mission is simple: connect America to its Army through the passion of gaming.

We are looking to expand our talent pool of Active Duty, Army Reserve, and National Guard Soldiers across select Esports genres and platforms.

  • First-Person Shooters (Halo, Call of Duty, Overwatch, etc.)
  • Fighting Games (Tekken, GGS, Super Smash Brothers, etc.)
  • MMO/MOBA (League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, etc.)
  • Sports/Racing (Rocket League, NBA2K, iRacing, etc.)

We are also interested in Soldiers with exceptional abilities in other titles, Soldier gamers with significant social media followings, and Soldiers who have very strong streaming/commentator abilities.

Soldiers selected for the team must be prepared for a PCS assignment to Fort Knox and understand that joining the team will involve outreach engagements and interaction with the public on a daily basis. There is also an opportunity to be a part of the "at-large" team if you are not selected for the Fort Knox based resident team and/or cannot PCS to Fort Knox. The current U.S. Army Esports at-large team represents dozens of additional game titles.  

++ ELIGIBILITY ========================================

  • Active Duty, Army Reserve, or National Guard
  • E–1 to E–8, O–1 to O–3, and WO1 to CW3
  • Must be in good standings (no flags/pending actions)
  • Able to compete at the highest level of Esports competition in their perspective title and/or be talented as a streaming personality.

To be eligible for TDY opportunities:

  • Must have up-to-date DA 705/DA 5500 and Active Government Travel Card and DTS account.

 ++ INTERESTED? ======================================== To inquire about joining the U.S. Army Esports Team at Fort Knox or join the at-large team, join our Discord server at https://www.discord.gg/usarmyesports. All interested Soldiers should join the Discord server no later than 01 FEB to be considered for the team. Additional instructions on the selection process and timelines will be put out through Discord.  

++ FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM ===============================================

Social and streaming accounts are twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @usarmyesports.

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