WSU Esports Rocket League competes at Kansas Speedway tournament

Wichita State University’s Esports Rocket League team traveled Sunday, Sept. 11, to Kansas City to compete at the Kansas Speedway Rocket League tournament. The event was part of a 9/11 remembrance celebration at the NASCAR Hollywood Casino 400 race. 

The Esports tournament was part of a major motorsports event Sunday. The Hollywood Casino 400 is part of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

The Rocket League tournament also featured two teams from Kansas State University and one from Missouri State University. WSU defeated both K-State teams, losing twice to Missouri State during the final match in overtime. Missouri State is known to have a strong Rocket League program, winning a national title in 2021.