Collegiate Teams Take to the UEM Stage

The University Esports Masters will be played live from the Clickfiel Arena in Penafiel, Portugal, on July 29 and 30! The collegiate esports tournament brings together students from university tournaments across six countries to compete for the European Championship. Each European country is represented by the national champions from:   France: Student Gaming League Germany: …

Lambton College to Introduce Varsity Esports Team

Lambton College is excited to announce it will be launching an official esports initiative for September 2017   Plans for an eSports Arena on campus are also being developed. The dedicated on-site gaming space will be one of the first of its kind at a Canadian College and will feature 20 high-end gaming computers for …

DreamHack Atlanta to Host Collegiate Grudge Matches

ATLANTA — DreamHack is partnering with The American Video Game League (AVGL) and Twitch Student to launch college esports grudge matches at DreamHack Atlanta. The partnership is the first of its kind to feature collegiate esports — front and center — at a major gaming event. “DreamHack Atlanta will feature players from major universities battling for supremacy on the …

Irish Collegiate Finals this Saturday

The Irish Collegiate League concludes this Saturday, April 29th   The league had 2 months of league competition that has lead to this final championship. Teams were split into two Divisions by skill tier and six teams will face off in the LAN championship in Dublin. This final day will feature the 3rd place match for …

“March Madness” Meets Esports with the AVGL April Anarchy

The AVGL is tapping into collegiate sports culture with April Anarchy. April Anarchy offer spectators the opportunity to win prizes by submitting prediction brackets, much like “March Madness” for college basketball. Spectators pick which teams they thick will win each match in the final championships and fans can win prizes if they get enough correct …

Illinois College Launches Varsity Esports Program

Illinois College has joined the rapidly growing lists of schools supporting varsity esports.   The college is located in Jacksonville, IL with approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and annual tuition and fees totaling just under $30,000 per year. Two League of Legends teams, Blue and White, will compete in the CSL and the NACE. Each team …

Big Ten Network Will Broadcast League of Legends Collegiate Finals

In case you missed it, the Big Ten Network (BTN) has been broadcasting collegiate League of Legends. The Big Ten Network is the first network dedicated to broadcasting a single collegiate athletic conference. The network reaches approximately 90 million households nationwide. The network focuses on the Big Ten schools which include: Michigan Northwestern Michigan State …