You can no longer tell your kids "You can't have a career playing video games" eSports is here, and it is here to stay. There is a big-time Videogame eSports camp coming to the Show-Me State and your kid can attend!

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According to Missourinet, there is a videogame eSports camp happening in Missouri from November 13th through the 17th, and the camp is the "first step" into getting your kid into competitive video gaming. The camp is taking place in Jefferson City, Missouri, and in the article, they say...

"The camp takes place from November 13 – 17, while the tournament takes place on Saturday the 18th...The event will be at Freshwater Church in Jefferson City. There’s a fee to participate in the eSports Camp, but camp attendance includes free entry into the tournament... the goal is to nurture local talent and cultivate a thriving eSports scene in the region. The tournament will feature popular games such as Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros., and Mario Party Superstars."

For more information on the camp, the tournament, and getting involved, click here!

Video games are not going anywhere, in fact, they are growing rapidly. What is so different for parents now vs when video games entered the home in the late 1980s/1990s is that you can now make money playing video games. There is streaming, eSports leagues, tournaments, YouTube, and other ways to make lots of money playing video games. So, if you have a kid who is really into playing certain games there are ways to cultivate that talent just as you would if you had a kid who was a great young baseball player.

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