eSports | Kent State University


eSports have arrived at Kent State. eSports (electronic sports) is a name given to competitive, multiplayer computer gaming with an added spectator and entertainment component.

Kent State University is excited to announce our inaugural Spring gaming event - May 5, 2018

The event will be held at the Kent Campus Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC). The event will include an in-person, 6v6, single-elimination Overwatch tournament with a $6,000 scholarship prize pool as well as a Hearthstone Fireside Gathering, a League of Legends information session, prizes and giveaways, and will offer more information about eSports at the University. Play is open to any Kent State University or high-school student, proof of identification will be required at check-in. If you don't have a team of six, join our discord server to find more friends or register as a 'free agent' to be matched with another team.


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Learn more about eSports on college campuses, from this media coverage:

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Focus Areas at Kent State

Currently, most campuses are focusing on:

If you are interested in joining a team as a varsity or club-level player, please email or contact your campus' respective coordinator

eSports Organizations