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Now is a Great Time to Become a Huskie

If you play esports, there's never been a better time to attend NIU. With an esports arena dedicated to our varsity esports program in DeKalb, a very active student esports club, and an Esports Special Interest Community in the Neptune East residence hall, there are many ways to meet other players, practice your skills, compete in tournaments and grow your community.

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We're Recruiting for Esports Varsity Teams

We're actively recruiting new players for our Rocket League, League of Legends and Overwatch varsity teams starting in fall 2020. Email Conner Vagle, our Esports General Manager, for more information about playing for NIU in the Esports Collegiate Conference. Want to participate in the program but not compete? Students can help us with shoutcasting, marketing and event planning.

Don't Wait Until Your First Year at NIU to Get Involved

Join our Community on Discord

Everyone is invited to join the NIU Esports Discord. Introduce yourself, make new friends, and play your favorite games or learn new ones in our daily online pick-up games.

Visit our Community Esports Lounges in Naperville and Hoffman Estates

Our esports lounges are open to all community members, not just NIU students. We partner with many area park districts to host open play nights and tournaments. Check out our events page to learn more about upcoming programs.

Have questions about esports at NIU? Ask us at esports@niu.edu.


Contact Us

Esports at NIU
Conner Vagle, Esports General Manager
307 Lowden Hall
815-753-1403
esports@niu.edu

NIU Esports Student Sport Club
Jeannine East, Faculty Advisor
815-753-3759
jeast@niu.edu

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