The Australian Esports League have partnered with Microsoft Australia to foster creativity and learning through national Minecraft Education Competitions for all School students across Australia.
The AEL will host a series of regular online and in-person events across the country with the first edition to take place this August and conclude in October.
The competition will span across multiple stages, starting at the school level and advancing to regional and national levels when a champion is ultimately crowned. Participants will be encouraged to collaborate, experiment, and think critically as they navigate the challenges presented to them within the game.
The competition will feature three pools for years 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12.
The partnership aims to empower students to showcase their creativity, problem-solving skills, and teamwork abilities in this exciting Minecraft Education competition series promoting:
• Student Engagement
• Enhanced Learning Outcomes
• Talent Showcase
• Participation and Inclusivity
• Collaboration and Teamwork
- Open to students in teams of 2-4
- The competition is spread over four stages:
Stage 1 – Designing & planning
Stage 2 – Building
Stage 3 – Presentations
Stage 4 – External judging
- Registrations Close: August 10th
- Competition Begins: August 14th
- Build Deadline: October 13th
- Presentation Deadline: October 20th
- Winners Announced: October 30th
- For years 5-6 the competition theme will involve medieval architecture;
- For years 7-9 the competition theme will involve eco-friendly living;
- For years 10-12 the competition theme will involve sustainable cities;
- Extra detail will be announced to teachers via email and the AEL website after Registrations Close.
Competing students will be vying for a national trophy recognising their achievements for winning the season!
Students will also receive merit awards, medallions for placing in the top three and feature on the national leader board published by the AEL.
Students will also have a chance to win a gamer pack plus other prizes from AEL partners, keep an eye out on details for how to win these!
There is a Participation Fee of $25 +GST per student to complete registration with the recommended team size being between 2- 4 students.
There is no limit to the number of teams in competition, schools are encouraged to register multiple teams to foster strong internal competition.
Each team must make one submission with the AEL for the External Judging process.
Click the below to Register Your Team:
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