2018 NACE Championship for SMITE

The NACE-sanctioned, college competitions for SMITE will begin this October and be open to both varsity and club-level university teams. The format features a 32 team double elimination bracket that will lead up to the national championship at Dreamhack Atlanta 2018, where the event will be broadcast to live-streaming platforms. The competition will have $50,000 in scholarship prizes to be awarded to winners.

Eliminated teams will have the option to participate in the Gem Cup for virtual currency.

Official NACE Championship for Smite Page

LOCATION: Online with live finals at Dreamhack Atlanta!

Oct. 1st - Nov. 18th, 2018

Online with live finals at Dreamhack Atlanta.

October 1st - November 18th, 2018

Basic Format Information

Number of teams: 32

Game: Smite

Game Maps: Lobby and Map Settings

Format: Double Elimination Bracket (16-32 teams) with a losers bracket.


Match Format: Double Elimination
Weekly Matches - Best of One
Dreamhack Finals: Best of Three

Check-in Requirement: Teams will be allowed a 15 minute grace period to have all five players in a match lobby, ready to begin, before a no-show is granted to the opposing team

Reschedules will be allowed if both teams agree upon a time BEFORE Tuesday 12AM CT for the first match of the week, or BEFORE Saturday 12AM CT for the second match of the week

Where to Watch

Check out all the action and watch streams of the competition on the NACE Toornament page.