Digital Schoolhouse Splatoon 3 Tournament 2023-2024

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The Digital Schoolhouse senior tournament is back! And this year, we're bringing you a new title: Splatoon 3!

Ukie's Digital Schoolhouse together Nintendo UK provides an immersive careers education experience for students who are passionate about a career in the Creative Digital sector. Students aged 12-18 years can participate as players or fulfil professional roles crafted by the video games industry, for education.

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How to register:

  • If you are a Schoolhouse, please select the ticket type "I'm a Certified Schoolhouse"
  • If you are an external school or college, please select ticket type "I'm an external school/college*"

*External schools/colleges refer to academic institutions that are not part of the Digital Schoolhouse programme in the academic year 2023-2024. Please note that there is a charge for external participants to take part in the tournament (£79.99 + VAT + £80 refundable deposit).

By taking part in the esports tournament, you are eligible to receive:

  • Exclusive esports lesson plans & curriculum resources
  • Tournament starter pack
  • Free careers information & guidance
  • Connections with real industry expertise & experience
  • Careers coach
  • Prizes

We highly recommend reading the full Terms and Conditions here before completing registration.

Upon completing registration, you will receive an email from Eventbrite with your Joining Instructions.

Please note that the Regional Qualifiers and Semi-Finals will be will be physical events taking place in person at locations around the country.

Tournament timeline:

  • Friday 8th September 2023 - Friday 2nd February 2024: School heats | Format: SCHOOL'S CHOICE
  • February 2024: Regional qualifiers | Format: PHYSICAL
  • March 2024: Semi-finals | Format: PHYSICAL
  • April 2024: Grand final | Format: PHYSICAL

Frequently Asked Questions:

Please read our FAQ guide here. For urgent enquiries, please contact the Digital Schoolhouse team at

Terms and Conditions:

Please read the full Terms and Conditions here

Technical requirements:

To run the tournament in the School Heats, Regional Qualifiers and Semi-finals stage of the competition, educational institutions will need a minimum of the below equipment:

  • 9 x Nintendo Switch console (standard, not Lite version)
  • 1 x monitor or TV screen with HDMI input
  • 9 x copies of Splatoon 3

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