ESVA @ the Holler

July 27th, 28th, and 29th, the UPIKE E-Sports program, the UPIKE Kentucky College of Optometry and the Holler hosted the E-Sports and Vision Science Academy. Eight students learned valuable skills in not only how to set up a professional Twitch stream but the science of vision and how that relates to gaming. The students set up and ran their own full Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U tournament published live through Twitch.

Josh and Cade after the post-win interview.

Josh and Cade after the post-win interview.

Abby watches the camera inputs deciding what to switch to and when for the live audience.

Abby watches the camera inputs deciding what to switch to and when for the live audience.

Joe, Sam, Cade, and Luke prepare for the toughest Smash Bros. battle ever.

Joe, Sam, Cade, and Luke prepare for the toughest Smash Bros. battle ever.

David answers questions about LiveStream for Abby and Jared.

David answers questions about LiveStream for Abby and Jared.

Dr. Kinzer explains the science of the eyeball.

Dr. Kinzer explains the science of the eyeball.

Josh prepping for his on-screen debut.

Josh prepping for his on-screen debut.

Would you have liked to have gone to a camp like this when you were younger? Are you a student that would like to go now? Would a specialized camp be better, and if so what should we focus on? Let us know in the comments below!

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