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Esports at KWU
KWU first formed an esports team during the fall of 2015. The team currently competes in League of Legends through the Collegiate Start League. The team also competes in Overwatch, Rocket League and Hearthstone. KWU esports continues to grow, and KWU will soon be competing in Smash Bros.
The KWU esports team has its own room, equipped with state of the art PCs and gaming amenities. The esports room provides the optimal atmosphere for any gamer to take their game to the next level.
The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NAC) is the only association of college and university sponsored eSports programs that promotes the education and development of students through intercollegiate eSports participation. NAC eSports member schools are dedicated to legitimizing collegiate eSports and providing college students the opportunities to live their passion for competitive gaming while pursuing a quality education. NAC eSports member schools are committed to creating a viable, institution-approved structure to meet the competitive eSports needs on campuses across North America. This may include programs that are club or varsity (scholarships offered to student-athletes) but the key component is the institution commits resources to legitimize eSports on their campuses.
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