They don't have to play. If it isn't fair they can quit.They are risking life long bodily harm and the schools are benefiting greatly.
The least they could do is not offer scholarships and make them pay tuition and get student loans.The least they could do is pay for their medical bills. It's that simple.
These hobbyists are risking their health at their own digression to participate in their hobby. The fact that the school can off set some costs and provide better education for it's students is not wing in the least.