Esports Teams/Clubs

The schools listed below have indicated by completing the IHSA's Emerging Sports and Activities Form that their school participates in esports.  By completing the IHSA's Emerging Sports and Activities Form, the schools are acknowledging the following:

  • All participants at the school must meet all eligibility provisions of IHSA by-laws.
  • The school is operating the team/club under the provisions of IHSA by-laws; specifically, this means each school acknowledges their team will only participate against other school-recognized teams.
  • If the IHSA were to offer a state series in esports, the school would enter it.

List of IHSA member schools on Emerging List (as of September 9, 2019)

  1. Aurora (Metea Valley)
  2. Chicago (Hales Franciscan)
  3. Chicago (Steinmetz)
  4. Chicago (Taft)
  5. Chrisman
  6. Cobden
  7. Des Plaines (Maine West)
  8. Elk Grove Village (E.G.)
  9. Elmwood
  10. Flossmoor (Homewood-F.)
  11. Hoffman Estates (Conant)
  12. Knoxville
  13. Lincolnshire (Stevenson)
  14. Metamora
  15. Minooka
  16. Morrison
  17. Mt. Olive
  18. Mt. Prospect (Prospect)
  19. Naperville (Central)
  20. New Lenox (Providence Catholic)
  21. Niles (Notre Dame)
  22. Normal (University)
  23. Orion
  24. Palos Hills (Stagg)
  25. Plainfield (East)
  26. Pontiac
  27. Prophetstown
  28. Roxana
  29. Stillman Valley
  30. Summit (Argo)
  31. Taylorville
  32. Wilmette (Loyola Academy)
  33. Woodhull (AlWood)

You can view a complete list of schools that comprise the Emerging Sports and Activities List for esports at