NACE and NJCAA Partner to Advance College Esports
The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) has signed a partnership agreement with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), the governing body of athletics for 500 two-year colleges and universities in the U.S.
The partnership with the NJCAA recognizes NACE as the governing body of collegiate esports and marks the second endorsement by a traditional governing body of collegiate athletics. The first was from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the governing body of small athletics programs with 250 college and university members.
“The needs and challenges that exist in collegiate esports are the same for two and four year institutions,” said Michael Brooks, NACE Executive Director. “The partnership with NJCAA will allow NACE to provide support and resources to two year institutions with an interest in offering esports.”...
NACE Partners with High School Esports League
HSEL is a high school league that provides high school level competition across thirteen different games and has over 5,800 students participating. The partnership between NACE and HSEL will create a stronger path for high school esports athletes to move into the collegiate ranks as scholarship athletes...
NACE is a member driven organization that focuses on the positive development of esports programs at the collegiate level, and advocates for members to create varsity programs that include scholarships for its participants and a strong institutional commitment to the sport. NACE is the only association of college and university sponsored esports programs that promotes the education and development of students through intercollegiate esports.