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    National Association of Collegiate Esports Partners with Hi-Rez Studios

    Partnership Elevates SMITE and Paladins to the varsity level of collegiate esports KANSAS CITY, MO (May 1, 2018) – The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Hi-Rez Studios to build varsity esports competition in SMITE and Paladins.  The partnership will help provide the necessary infrastructure and resources for colleges and universities to expand their…

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    Union County College to Begin Esports Program

    Union County College will become one of 63 schools nationwide, and the first county college in New Jersey, to offer a coed intercollegiate esports program, also known as Electronic Sports. Esports is a multi-player video game program that competes with colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Union County College Esports teams could compete against two…

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    Siena Heights Announces Esports Program and NACE Membership

    Siena Heights University is proud to announce the first three titles in its official coed esports program, League of Legends, Overwatch, and Rocket League. All three of these titles are heavy hitters in various collegiate circuits, and Siena Heights is ready to throw our halos into the ring…

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    Defiance College to Compete as NACE Memeber

    DEFIANCE, OHIO – Defiance College has announced that it will compete as a member of the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE) for its 2018-19 inaugural season. “We are excited to enter into this new realm of sport,” said interim Athletic Director Jodie Holava. “This is a growing field and one that continues to gain traction and NACE will give…

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    For The Win: Alex Rogers, Bellevue University Head Coach

    Bellevue University has taken strong and aggressive strides this College League of Legends season by Riot. The Bruins not only showed success on the rift, but they showed great academic standings and success off of the rift. We knew at this point we had to interview their head coach, Alex Rogers, to get a behind the scenes look at…

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    Hawkeye Community College to Launch Competitive Esports Program

    WATERLOO–Hawkeye Community College is launching a new intercollegiate Esports program for fall 2018, becoming the first community college in Iowa and one of just a handful nationwide in the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACe), the only association of varsity collegiate Esports programs in the U.S….

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    NACE announces partnership with NJCAA

    “I think it’s pretty clear now with NACE partnering with the NAIA and NJCAA, there’s one group missing in that dynamic, and that’s the NCAA. We would love to see a partnership there,” NACE executive director Michael Brooks said. “We intensely believe it’s going to take support from everyone for esports to be successful, and we also are quite…

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    NACE and NJCAA Partner to Advance College Esports

    Partnership is first of product sponsors to streamline arena builds KANSAS CITY, MO (March 2, 2018) –The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) has signed a partnership agreement with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), the governing body of athletics for 500 two-year colleges and universities in the U.S. The partnership with the NJCAA recognizes NACE as the governing…

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    Northwest Christian University Adds Varsity Esports

    Northwest Christian University’s mix of recruits for the 2018-2019 school year will include a new group of student-athletes: Video Gamers. They will comprise the first intercollegiate esports varsity team roster in Oregon. When they sign letters of intent this spring and begin play in Fall 2018, they will be Beacons…

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    King Joins NACE and Announces Esports Program

    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University, who has long been a pioneer and innovative leader in the field of athletics, announced its newest sport on Wednesday, esports, joining over 70 institutions nationwide who offer scholarships for student-athletes to compete at the intercollegiate level. King is the first school in the state of Tennessee to offer esports as a varsity program…

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