The National Association of Collegiate Esports Names EDGE Consulting its Official Academic Service Partner
The National Association of Collegiate Esports Announces New Partnership
Emily Cox, NACE, (816) 595-8163, firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 20, 2022
KANSAS CITY, MO-The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a 501(c)(3) and the largest association of varsity esports programs in North America, is excited to announce a partnership with EDGE Consulting, a group of collegiate educators with a mission to grow the esports industry. EDGE assists institutions in their development of esports academic and competitive programming; business, event, and facility planning; and broadcast production.
Through this partnership, EDGE Consulting will assist NACE member institutions with enhancing their academic and competitive esports programs with a variety of academic development and support services, including academic esports consultation, course mapping, assessment tools, and support services; and licensed or customized esports curriculum.
“NACE, at its core, champions the cause of education through esports, and with this partnership NACE has the opportunity to provide its members with resources to raise their academic offerings. As education is the common foundation of all NACE members, increasing the support we can offer to members is a priority as we begin to solidify the esports landscape,” said Michael Brooks, Executive Director of NACE.
In addition to the support services that EDGE Consulting provides to collegiate esport programs, NACE members will receive program guidance and have the opportunity to register for EDGE events, at a reduced price. Both NACE and EDGE view access to esports education as a core priority, and through this partnership are excited to offer new opportunities to students and NACE member institutions across the collegiate ecosystem.
“We are proud to finalize a partnership with NACE because their member-first focus perfectly aligns with our approach to expanding esports education. As the official academic service provider for NACE we are excited to work closely with its member institutions to help them launch esports academic programming. Through this innovative partnership we are now able to better accomplish our goal of developing and growing the esports industry by providing more colleges and universities with benefits and services to best support their students.” said Chris Scroggins, Co-founder and Partner of EDGE Consulting.
The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) is a nonprofit membership association organized by and on behalf of member institutions and is the largest association of college esports in North America. Together, NACE members are developing the structure and tools needed to advance collegiate esports in the varsity space. NACE colleges and universities collaborate to lay the groundwork in areas such as: eligibility, path to graduation, competition and scholarships. NACE represents the majority of varsity programs across North America.
EDGE consulting company was founded at the end of 2019 to assist academic institutions who were implementing competitive esports programs. EDGE develops and grows the esports industry through high-quality consultation, deliverables, and experience-driven expertise. The company works with entrepreneurs, entities in education, and non-endemic companies looking to enter the esports landscape to help integrate esports into their organizational operations. EDGE educates individuals while providing solutions and support to bolster esports-related ventures. Historically, EDGE has worked on projects that involve the comprehensive development of esports programming. These projects have tasked EDGE with creating academic & competitive programming, developing best practices for esports event and facility management, and the formation of esports business ventures. For more information about EDGE visit their website at edgeconsulting.gg or reach out directly at email@example.com.