Ghost Gaming and XP League Partner To Support Youth Esports
XP League locations and teams across the Southeast US will represent Ghost Gaming as the parties cooperate on youth development.
ATLANTA (February 16, 2023) Ghost Gaming, a premier gaming organization and lifestyle brand, and XP League, the premier youth esports league, have announced a partnership that spans the Southeast territory of the US.
XP League centers will have the opportunity for their players to be recognized and represent Ghost Gaming. Special teams from XP League locations across the Southeast will be designated Ghost Gaming Academy teams, including the jerseys worn by those teams. The partnership also includes opportunities for physical and virtual meet and greets, coaching & mentoring, pro/am play, and youth development programs.
“Ghost Gaming is the leading professional gaming organization in this region and they share our passion for youth development”, said Jay Melamed, CEO of XP League, “We are very excited to partner with this incredible organization and work together on career exposure and developing our kids. Pro-team partnerships like this validate youth esports.”
Launched in 2020, XP League offers a nine-week seasonal program including one practice and one match a week. Each team is led by a coach who focuses on teaching resiliency, teamwork, sportsmanship, and gaming skills. By integrating these values into the core format of its programming, kids see the positive reward as an exciting part of the overall experience.
Earlier this year Ghost Gaming announced its online youth training Academy program which is scheduled to launch this year.
About GHOST GAMING
Ghost Gaming is an Atlanta-based organization cultivating the best talent in gaming, providing platforms to create unique partnerships in sports, music, lifestyle, and entertainment. Ghost Gaming has a roster of professional esports players and manages creators across the most popular video game titles, including Fortnite, Rocket League, Valorant, Call of Duty, and more. With millions of social media followers across all platforms, Ghost is committed to finding and developing exceptional talent that represents the diverse gaming landscape.
About XP LEAGUE
XP League is the first-to-market youth esports league franchise that bridges the gap between conventional youth athletics and competitive esports. XP League provides an innovative program that fosters social skills and sportsmanship through a positive, certifiedcoach-led structure. Launched in September 2020, XP League has quickly grown to become the first and largest esports franchise concept in the U.S. and Canada.