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    ESPORTS TEAM RECEIVING INTERNATIONAL INTEREST

    Missouri Valley eSports S-A Pereira was profiled by ESPN Brazil and the publication Mais. Pereira said he always looked up to his older brother, who is a professional Hearthstone player, and became hooked on League of Legends at the age of 12. He said he discovered Missouri Valley's call for players on a Facebook group and, after an hourlong…

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    NACE National Convention Recap

    Highlights from attendee feedback on the first national convention for NACE KANSAS CITY, Mo. – August 22, 2018 – The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) completed its first national convention in Atlanta last month.  This convention marked the largest gathering of administrators from colleges and universities specifically on varsity-level esports with 139 institutions represented.  These institutions ranged from two-year institutions,…

  • News | | NAC eSports Staff

    Competitive Esports club coming to Marietta College this fall

    MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College will add a competitive esports club program this fall with the ultimate goal of adding it as a varsity sport in the near future, announced Larry Hiser, Director of Athletics. Marietta College has applied for membership into the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), which is the governing body of competitive collegiate esports and currently has about…

  • News | | NAC eSports Staff

    Video gaming: The newest college sport

    Competitive gaming -- electronic sports played on computers and consoles -- is a huge and growing interest among Americans. In fact, in the U.S. as of 2018, two-thirds of people over the age of 13 are gamers, according to Nielsen. In general, higher education hasn’t kept up by providing opportunities to match that interest. But a growing number of institutions are…

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    SNHU Launches New Hampshire’s First Competitive Esports Program

    Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) announced today it is officially launching a varsity esports program for University Campus students this fall. This is the first competitive esports program in New Hampshire and one of only a few in New England...

  • News | | NAC eSports Staff

    Value Gamers' - Best Colleges for Esports and Gaming

    Throughout the United States, more and more universities are offering funded varsity esports programs. If playing esports is something you aspire to do, you’ll want to figure out what is the best college to do that.

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    Lackawanna College Esports Program Joins NACE

    SCRANTON, Pa. – The Lackawanna College Esports program announced this Monday that they have become members of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). “This is a huge deal for our esports program in terms of growth and exposure. By joining NACE, we are getting our foot in the door of potentially the official governing body of collegiate esports”…

  • News, Press Releases | | NAC eSports Staff

    Varsity Esports team coming to ONU in fall 2019

    ADA - Ohio Northern University's long history of athletic prowess is about to enter a whole new era. Esports is the newest, fastest-growing trend to hit collegiate athletics, and ONU is excited to announce it will launch an official varsity esports team in fall semester 2019.

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    NACE forms Esports Coaches Association

    Esports Coaches Association marks first professional development group for esports coaches and directors KANSAS CITY, Mo. – July 25, 2018 – The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) has officially launched the Esports Coaches Association (ECA), the first professional development group for collegiate esports coaches and directors. “As the rapid growth of collegiate esports continues, the challenge is finding…

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    News, Press Releases | | NAC eSports Staff

    NACE and Hi-Rez Studios Announce 2018 NACE College National Championships for Smite and Paladins

    $100,000 in scholarship prizes will be awarded ATLANTA -- July 19th -- The National Association of College Esports (NACE) and publisher Hi-Rez Studios will host college national championships for both Smite and Paladins beginning this fall. The joint announcement was made today at the NACE Convention in Atlanta, Ga. The NACE-sanctioned, college competitions for Smite and Paladins will begin…

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