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Overwatch & Hearthstone Summer Tournaments for 2019

June 11, 2019

School might be out for summer, but the games are still on! CSL is hosting a series of Overwatch and Hearthstone tournaments during the Summer with a $4,000 and $2,000 prize pool, respectively. Win some cool cash while honing your skills with your collegiate team!

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Twitch Badges and Emotes are here!

February 23, 2018

Due to popular demand we have formatted our channel with subscriber emotes and badges starting today across both our Twitch channels. We hope it’s a fun step forward to recognize our die-hard supporters and create another opportunity for our community to support the CSL.

Breaking News

Kent State is (almost) a Varsity Esports School

February 15, 2018

Cleveland.com published a piece today about the exciting developments happening on campus at Kent State to solidify a varsity esports program! We thought it would be a great share for you to read, so make sure to click on over to the article here.

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Old Dominion University - Good Ol' Esports with an Eye to the Future

February 15, 2018

With collegiate esports becoming larger than ever, it's important not to forget about its humble origins. I chatted with Eric Lopez, the founder of Old Dominion University's Esports club, and learned about what it's like to create an organization “like the good old days.”

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Progress Through Protest: PACG May Change Collegiate Esports Landscape

February 13, 2018

Representatives from eleven of the PAC-12’s dozen schools banded together to form the PACG after the Power 5 conference decided not to pursue the creation of an official esports initiative. Their existence raises questions about collegiate esports in the future.

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Gogebic Catches the Esports Bug

February 10, 2018

Esports programs are becoming common among schools, but how about dedicating an arena? Gogebic's got it thanks to IT instructor Jim Halverson, the driving force of Gogebic Community College's collegiate gaming scene.

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Menlo College: Silicon Valley's New Hub for Collegiate Esports

February 8, 2018

Menlo College should be on your radar. You may not have heard about this small, baccalaureate college before, but their new esports program and scholarships are sure to make waves starting in Fall 2018.

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Industry Insiders: Jose Espin is a True Chicago Esports Story

January 27, 2018

Esports are growing on the strength of people, and Jose Espin, the coordinator of Robert Morris University's (IL) esports program, is one of those people - a true, blue, esports dream story for a local kid from Westchester, IL.

Breaking News

END GAME event dates and registration links

January 22, 2018

CSL is excited to partner with Bud Light to bring exclusive END GAME fighting game events to Canada! If you're a Smash 4 player, this circuit is perfect for you with an $8,000 prize pool up for grabs. Here's a list of dates and places the CSL crew will be touring.

Breaking News

Bud Light and Collegiate StarLeague Bring Esports Events to Canadian Campuses

January 19, 2018

Students to compete on an eight city campus tour for $8,000 in prizes. Read on for more about locations and prizing for this exciting circuit!

Breaking News

HistoryTeacher and CentralTimeNA join Harrisburg University esports program

January 18, 2018

Harrisburg University has made more definitive moves for their esports program by recruiting Chad "HistoryTeacher" Smeltz as program director and Jeff "CentralTimeNA" Wang as the team’s head coach.

Breaking News

University of Providence Adds Scholarship Esports Program for 2018-2019 School Year

January 17, 2018

University of Providence is the latest campus to add their name to the list of varsity esports programs in North America. Read on for more information on this new program.

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Collegiate Capstone: Varsity, Scholarships, and Drafts

January 8, 2018

In 2017, collegiate esports varsity programs exploded, but how much progress have we really made toward a stable collegiate esports ecosystem?