KANSAS CITY, MO, 12 December, 2019
– The National Association of Collegiate Esports
(NACE), has announced competition in Fortnite for NACE institutions, the association’s first in Fortnite combining institutions across the United States and Canada.
“The Competition Council is thrilled to offer competition this spring to better support the growth of our member institutions. In addition, we look forward to hosting one off tournaments aimed at testing out new formats using custom servers,” explained Michael Jones, Chair of the NACE Competition Council and coach at Drury University.
Fortnite competition will be hosted by Toornament with competition running from February 18th
till May 22nd
, 2020. Schools can register their teams on the Toornament platform here
. The Competition Council will assign registered teams into competition once registration closes.
About the National Association of Collegiate Esports
The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) is a nonprofit membership association organized by and on behalf of member institutions with varsity esports programs and is the only governing body across college esports in North America. NACE develops the structure and tools needed to advance collegiate esports in the varsity space. NACE collaborates with stakeholders to lay the groundwork in areas such as: Eligibility, Path to Graduation, and Competition & Scholarships. NACE currently has 203 varsity esports programs as members, accounting for nearly all (90%) varsity programs across North America.
Currently NACE requires all active member institutions to be fully accredited by an authorized higher educational accrediting agencies relative to their region and/or national affiliations. Secondly NACE requires all members to have varsity programs on campus. A varsity program is any that recruits students specifically to play esports, provides scholarships, provides a dedicated esports arena/practice area, provides equipment necessary to facilitate competition, and provides faculty/staff to facilitate and administer their esports program.
For inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ready to Sign Up?
To start the registration process, head over to the registration portal
on Toornament. You’ll first create an account, if you don’t have one already, create a team, then register your team. If you have any questions with the registration process, you can contact NACE directly at email@example.com or message on the NACE Discord.
Registration is open until February 7th at 11:59pm PT.