Esports

What is esports?

Esports is a video game-based sport, most commonly taking the form of a collaborative, organized multiplayer competition. Games are played upon high-powered gaming computers, with games from many genres, including real-time strategy, fighting, first-person shooter (FPS), and multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA). The number of players per team is typically dictated by the game being played.

Got game? We’re looking for gamers!

Marion Technical College is launching esports teams for the 2019 fall semester and seeking new and returning students interested in joining one or more of our three game-based teams: League of Legends, Overwatch, and Rocket League. We’ve partnered with NACE, the National Association of Collegiate Esports, to build a competitive and exciting program in which players will compete with other schools and teams in the region. Both male and female students can join a team.

Open Play Sessions:

We will be holding open play sessions on September 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Open to all students, including CCP, campus, Marion community, high school students, and gamers join us to showcase your gaming skills and network with fellow gamers. If you are interested in participating in open play, please send a message to esports@mtc.edu.

Tryout Dates:

Tryouts will be held for MTC’s Esports Teams on Thursday, September 12, 5 – 9 pm and Friday, September 13, 11 am – 3 pm and will be open for all qualified students who will be enrolled in the 2019 fall semester.

For more information or to confirm your interest in joining esports at MTC, please email esports@mtc.edu.

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