Beacon Esports

Players interested in competing for NCU are encouraged to fill out an online recruiting form.

online recruiting form

Key facts about Beacon Esports:

Games:

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League of Legends & Overwatch (additional games possible in the future).

Arena:

Currently in development of an on-campus gaming arena.

Coaching:

Esports Head Coach – Taylor Lind

Players:

Ongoing recruitment of players.

Scholarships:

Opportunity to earn athletic scholarships to compete, similar to those provided to NCU’s 14 other athletic teams.

Competition:

National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a nonprofit membership association, consisting of nearly 50 colleges and universities across the country (more than 90 percent of all esports programs in the United States).

Why Esports?

Esports is one of the fastest growing sports not only in collegiate athletics, but throughout the world. The industry has grown into one of the most watched competitive entertainment products with annual global viewership eclipsing 200 million people. According to Esports Charts website, the 2017 League of Legends championship drew an online viewership of more than 60 million people worldwide which is more than the NBA Finals, MLB World Series and the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.