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    Midwest Esports and Wichita State University Provide Local Esports Convention

    This past weekend, Midwest Esports teamed up with Wichita State University to provide the Wichita Esports Convention. This convention provided numerous panels, vendors, and tournaments, including a $20,000 League of Legends tournament. Wichita State University provided the location for the convention. It was housed in the Experiential Engineering Building, where the university proudly provides numerous branded gaming PCs. As…

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    The 2019 NACE CS:GO Collegiate Championship Expands Registration

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – January 28, 2018 – The National Association of Collegiate Esports has updated their collegiate Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament for the Spring 2019 semester, which is being operated in partnership with Skillshot. The tournament is an entirely online tournament beginning on March 26, 2019 and running until April 27, 2019. The registration cap is being increased…

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    Ohio Northern University to Launch Esports Program in Fall 2019

    Ohio Northern University launching esports program in fall 2019 to continue focus on offering well-rounded educational experiences Note to media: To speak with Bill Eilola, Troy Chiefari or Erica Neely about the effort behind launching esports and how electronic sports compare with their traditional counterparts, contact Jack Jeffery to arrange an interview. ADA – Ohio Northern University is launching…

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    Misericordia University Joins the National Association of Collegiate Esports

    Athletics Department introducing esports as a varsity activity in the fall semester The Misericordia University Athletics Department is introducing esports as a coed varsity activity beginning with the fall semester. Esports involves teams competing head-to-head in multi-player games online through gaming broadcasters. Misericordia will be the seventh team in the Middle Atlantic Conference to add esports and brings MU's…

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    National Association of Collegiate Esports Partners with iBUYPOWER

    Partnership serves to streamline esports arena buildouts and provide technical support to institutions KANSAS CITY, MO (January 16, 2018) –The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) announced today that iBUYPOWER, a California-based gaming systems provider, is now the official gaming PC provider for the 90 collegiate institutions with varsity esports programs across the United States that NACE supports. If collegiate esports is to…

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    NACE Presents Their First Collegiate CS:GO Tournament for Spring 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – January 14, 2018 – The National Association of Collegiate Esports will be holding a collegiate Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament for the Spring 2019 semester in partnership with Skillshot. This will be an entirely online tournament beginning on March 26, 2019 and running until April 27, 2019. Registration is open to both member and non-member NACE…

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    Park University Appoints Ashley Jones as its First Esports Coach

    Parkville, Mo.—Jan. 7, 2019 — Park University, which became the first college/university in the Kansas City area to announce (in July 2018) that it would offer a varsity esports program starting with the Spring 2019 semester, has appointed Ashley Jones as its first esports coach. Jones began her duties at Park on Jan. 7. Jones will oversee Park’s seven-member…

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    HU Storm Welcomes Professional Overwatch Player to Esports Coaching Staff

    Gramano brings three years of professional experience to collegiate esports team on the rise HARRISBURG, Pa. (January 4, 2019) -- Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) has made its mark on the esports landscape, and with the addition of a world-ranked Overwatch gamer to its coaching staff, is positioned to take on 2019 with even more vigor. As…

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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…

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    Alma College Becomes Latest School to Launch Esports Program

    Christopher Gaumond will lead all aspects of developing a varsity esports program for competition in Fall 2019. Esports is coming to Alma College. Alma College is joining a growing number of institutions nationwide adding team video game competition to its intercollegiate athletic offerings. Competition will begin in Fall 2019. “The number of colleges and universities with esports teams has…

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