Financial terms of this partnership were not disclosed.
This new partnership will see FITGMR’s App and Team Dashboard, which will help students to learn and track behavior in “FITGMR’s Five Pillars of Health,” which includes “physical maintenance, mental conditioning, lifestyle, sleep, and nutrition.” MPS and FITGMR will also collaborate on “curated events” that combine gaming competitions and education.
“Sponsorship and grant funding are also key focuses of this initiative in order to bolster and enhance the esports programs offered within the Minneapolis Public Schools,” according to a release, though specific details on these aspects of the partnership were not revealed as of this writing.
Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) serve students and families throughout Minneapolis, Minnesota (the largest city in the state), with more than 35,000 students attending schools within the system every day.
MPS joins a growing list of scholastic and collegiate esports programs and organizations working with FITGMR including the University of Guam, Southern Miss Esports, ODU Esports, Harrisburg University Storm, Utica Esports, NECC, GCU Esports, Pepperdine Esports, University of Oklahoma Esports, Access Alliance for Esports, NACL, and Augustana Vikings Esports, among others.
FITGMR is a company focused on esports performance and player development using technology and an educational program that promotes health and well-being before, during, and after competitions.