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    NACE National Office Grows With Addition of Esports Marketing Manager

    Welcome our newest hire Victoria Horsley! The NACE national office is excited to announce to addition of our new Esports Marketing Manager, Victoria Horsley. Victoria comes to NACE with experience in both traditional sports and esports. She has supported and managed activations at the Super Bowl LI and the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four. Within esports, Victoria was the…

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    Thomas College to Launch One of the First Varsity Esports Programs in New England

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, October 15, 2018 — Thomas College announces it will launch a varsity eSports program – among the very first in New England. Thomas has joined the National Association of Collegiate eSports and will begin competing in regional and national eSports tournament competitions this spring.   “Thomas College has been an innovator in many areas. Esports puts us at…

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    DeSales to Add Esports in Spring, 2019

    Center Valley, PA (September 25, 2018) – DeSales University is announcing that come this Spring, 2019, the Bulldogs will add esports as a varsity sport. Esports, also known as electronic sports, is a form of competition using video games.  It is commonly multi-player games involving strategy and skill and has been increasing in popularity rapidly over the last several…

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    Full Sail University Unveils Plans to Build Largest On-Campus Collegiate Esports Arena in the U.S.

    Winter Park, FL, October 10, 2018: Today, Full Sail University unveiled plans to build a state-of-the-art esports arena in support of Armada, the university’s collegiate level varsity esports team, as well as other professional industry esports initiatives. The 11,200+ square foot facility will be the largest esports arena to date on any college or university campus in the United…

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    Next College Student Athlete Adds Esports to Collegiate Recruiting Network

    NCSA partners with National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) to offer recruiting services for the world’s fastest-growing sport CHICAGO (September 26, 2018) – Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network, today announced the addition of esports to its roster of collegiate sports. Esports is the 34th sport in NCSA’s recruiting network.…

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    Varsity Esports Coming to Cazenovia College

    Cazenovia College announced today the addition of its 16th varsity sports program, competitive video gaming – popularly known as eSports, which is set to arrive in the Fall of 2018. The Wildcats will seek membership with the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE), a nationally recognized organization dedicated to competitive collegiate video gaming…

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    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,…

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    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…

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    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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