FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
USeF recognized as official eSports National Federation
Voted Full Member of International eSports Federation
[Kaohsiung, China Taipei – Nov 14 2018] During the General Meeting of International eSports Federation (IeSF), which took place on the 10th of November 2018 in Kaohsiung, the member National Federations enthusiastically voted to accept the United States eSports Federation (USeF) as a Full Member of IeSF.
Following the formal application process and approval by the Board, and acceptance as a Full Member of The United States eSports Federation (USeF), presided by Mr. Vlad Marinescu, led an informative and impactful presentation sharing the vision, strategy and goals of the organization to unite all parties and segments throughout the United States to ensure a developing, sustainable and safe gaming environment.
Becoming Full Members of the IeSF means that USeF is the official recognized National Governing Body of eSports in the United States. Sport Director Lance Mudd who was present at this meeting said: “The USeF target is to collectively engage with leagues, events and athletes, for the purpose of developing eSports athletes and fielding Team USA to successfully represent the United States at International events.”
The USeF was present at the 10th International eSports Federation World Championship 2018, and has set its goal towards participation of Team USA at the 11th International eSports Federation World Championship in November of 2019. The USeF is launching Safe Sport educational programs to be compliant with U.S. Congress (S.1426) as well as other educational modules around mental health, nutrition and physical competencies.
USeF President, Vlad Marinescu said: “There are around 60 million young Americans gaming at the moment and our primary concern is uniting all stakeholder with the objective of Protecting Athletes. I believe that through our board, which is comprised of experts from both the eSports and traditional worlds of marketing, sponsorship, merchandising and corporate governance, we can create strong collaborations with all stakeholders and together develop and grow eSports. We appreciate the member National Federations of IeSF for their trust and support in our organization, through our recognition.”