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    Brescia to Add eSports Team and Competitive Cheer and Dance Team

    Brescia University has announced the addition of eSports, as well as competitive cheer and dance, to their athletic department as intercollegiate sports starting in Fall 2017. “Brescia University’s strategic plan calls for continued growth of enrollment and continued development and promotion of an athletic culture,” stated Father Larry Hostetter, President. “The addition of both an eSports program and a…

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    Principia College Adds eSports Program

    Principia College Director of Athletics Dr. Lee Ellis and Provost Dr. Joe Ritter are pleased to announce the creation of an eSports program. eSports is a fast-growing phenomenon among colleges and universities around the globe. Both prospective and current Principia students are already participating in various eSports games on an individual basis. With the introduction of an eSports program…

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    SBU eSports kicks off inaugural season Oct. 15

    Bolivar, Mo. — The Southwest Baptist University eSports squad opens its inaugural varsity season at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15 from SBU's eSports arena in Goodson Student Union against Columbia College. "I'm beyond excited," SBU eSports coach Chris Allison said. "We've selected a great group of players and they've worked extremely hard over the last several weeks preparing for…

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    Trine University - Competition begins in fall 2017

    Trine University will launch an esports program beginning in the fall of 2017. Esports events involve competitive multiplayer online video gaming. A growing number of colleges and universities are offering esports programs; this fall, the University of California at Irvine became the first public research university to offer an esports program, including an arena and academic scholarships offered to…

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    The National Association of Collegiate eSports Launches

    A new company calling itself The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE) has launched last week and promised to give “structure and legitimacy” to university eSports programs. On top of this, it also seeks to encourage member institutions to create scholarships and varsity programs for eSports athletes. With eSports being an ever-growing market worth $892 million, programs like these can…

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    New esports association launches, looking to unify the collegiate scene

    The National Association of Collegiate eSports announced its launch Wednesday in a press release, with the aim of helping legitimize esports at the college level.  NAC eSports is the only association of college and university sponsored eSports programs that promotes the education and development of students through intercollegiate eSports participation and the institutional commitment to support those initiatives. Members…

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    The launch of the National Association of Collegiate eSports

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    Official Launch of the National Association of Collegiate eSports

    The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NAC eSports) officially launched Wednesday, providing legitimacy and structure for eSports programs officially recognized by their college or university.

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    Indiana Tech to offer eSports scholarships in 2017

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