Danville, Kentucky – August 7th, 2023 - Bye Blue Light, a leading provider of blue light blocking technology, is proud to announce its partnership with Centre College to promote vision health within their Esports program. Centre College, a small liberal arts college in central Kentucky, is known for its commitment to high-quality education and personalized student experiences. With the introduction of Centre Esports as their newest Varsity Athletics Program, the college aims to provide exceptional opportunities for student athletes in the world of competitive gaming.
Grant Lyon, the Director of Esports & Head Coach, leads the Centre Esports program, bringing his expertise and passion for building collegiate esports communities to the forefront. Lyon expressed his excitement about the partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to partner with Bye Blue Light to prioritize the vision health of our esports athletes as well as their family and friends! This collaboration aligns perfectly with our commitment to creating safe and healthy environments at Centre College. In a world where so much time is spent in front of screens, Bye Blue Light helps us invest more deeply in our student athletes’ well-being."
Supported by Jenelle Anthony Downs, the Assistant Athletic Director for Development, Centre College is dedicated to cultivating a supportive environment for student athletes and promoting their overall well-being. Anthony Downs shared her perspective on the partnership, saying, "We are proud to partner with Bye Blue Light to emphasize the importance of vision health in esports. At Centre College, we strive to provide our student athletes with comprehensive support, both on and off the field. This collaboration reinforces our commitment to their overall well-being."
Bye Blue Light's Co-Founder, Danny Define, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "We are excited to partner with Centre College and support their commitment to the health and well-being of their esports athletes. By providing advanced blue light blocking technology, we aim to enhance the gaming experience while prioritizing vision health. Together, we can create a safer gaming environment and empower athletes to perform at their best."
In addition to promoting vision health, this partnership between Bye Blue Light and Centre College offers exclusive incentives to the Centre College community. As part of the collaboration, an alumni program has been established, granting all previous Centre College alumni a 20% discount off all Bye Blue Light products, including blue light glasses, prescription glasses, and readers. This exclusive discount enables Centre College alumni to prioritize their eye health and enjoy the benefits of Bye Blue Light's advanced technology.
Centre Esports currently sponsors intercollegiate competition in Overwatch 2, League of Legends, Valorant, and Rocket League. These teams primarily participate in the National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC), representing Centre College on the national stage.
To stay connected with Centre Esports, fans and supporters can tune in to their Twitch channel for exciting live streams, engage with them on Instagram and Twitter, and explore their YouTube channel for game highlights and past broadcasts.
By partnering with Bye Blue Light, Centre College demonstrates its commitment to the health and well-being of its Esports athletes. Bye Blue Light offers advanced blue light blocking technology, providing an additional layer of protection against the potentially harmful effects of blue light exposure from screens. This partnership emphasizes Centre College's dedication to creating a safe and healthy gaming environment for its student athletes.
Together, Bye Blue Light and Centre College are committed to promoting vision health in the esports community, supporting athletes in reaching their full potential both on and off the virtual battlefield.
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