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NACE and Hi-Rez Partner for Spring 2019 SMITE and Paladins Competition

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – December 19, 2018 – The National Association of Collegiate Esports will once again team up with Hi-Rez Studios to bring esports opportunities to college students. For the Spring 2019 semester, NACE and Hi-Rez will be holding a series of online competitions for title games SMITE and Paladins. These tournaments will be called the NACE 2019 Gem Cup for SMITE and the NACE 2019 Crystal Cup for Paladins.

Registration is open to both NACE member and non-member collegiate institutions. Registration for both tournaments will begin on January 1, 2019 and run through January 31, 2019. Competitions will begin on Saturday, February 2, 2019. All team registrations and tournament administration will happen via the Toornament platform...

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