SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), OMEN by HP (OMEN) and NVIDIA Corporation (NVIDIA) announced today the signing of a two-year strategic relationship agreement. Both OMEN and NVIDIA will serve as Presenting Sponsors of the recently announced CIF Esports Initiative. Additionally, OMEN will serve as the Official PC and Official Monitor, and NVIDIA as the Official GPU, of the CIF’s new Esports Initiative.
“We are pleased to welcome OMEN and NVIDIA to the CIF esports family,” stated Ron Nocetti CIF Executive Director. “Both will play important and unique roles in realizing our education-based vision for the CIF Esports Initiative and we look forward to collaborating for the benefit of our students and member schools.”
“We are thrilled to be working with the CIF organization and their member schools as they further develop their esports programs,” said Judy Johnson, Director of OMEN Development. “Our goal is to empower student-athletes to achieve their highest level of performance with the help of our professional-grade gaming PCs powered by industry-leading NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Cards. In a sport comprised of games where success is decided by milli-second reactions, having the right equipment can make all the difference in competitive play.”
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About the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)
The CIF was created in 1914 and is the governing body for high school sports in the state of California. CIF is uniquely positioned to foster student growth in values and ethics. CIF’s ideal of “Pursuing Victory with Honor,” provides the opportunity to influence the actions of the athletic community. CIF strives to promote equity, quality, character and academic development. CIF is a nonprofit federation and the state office, located in Sacramento, Calif., represents the interests of its member Sections. The 10 Sections represent geographic regions within the state: Central, Central Coast, Los Angeles City, North Coast, Northern, Oakland, Sac-Joaquin, San Diego, San Francisco, and Southern. CIF represents 1,606 public and private member schools and more than 838,000 student-athletes. CIF conducts Regional and State Championships in badminton, cross country, football, volleyball, tennis, wrestling, basketball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, golf and water polo. CIF Sections conduct championships in more than 22 sports.