Super Smash Bros. News


CSL is back for 2019-2020!

September 20, 2019

CSL is back with more games and more scholarship prizing than ever, bringing together tens of thousands of collegiate gamers from across North America to compete!

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Video Games = Violence? Lakeview High School Cancels Esports Program

March 18, 2018

With the recent unfortunate events revolving around gun violence, video games are getting the short end of the stick. Lakeview High School was on the brink of starting an esports program for CS:GO, Overwatch, and Rocket League until recently.

Press Release

CSL 2018 Grand Finals to be held at Ultimate Media Ventures in Huntington Beach on April 28-29th

March 14, 2018

North America’s Top Collegiate Esports Teams Competing for Over $100,000 in Scholarships. Tickets Available Today to Collegiate StarLeague’s 2018 Grand Finals in Southern California!


CSL Smash Southeast Regional Recap

March 13, 2018

As spring break approaches, CSL regionals have concluded! The eighth and final regional qualifier was this past Saturday at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, bringing the best teams in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida together.


Hunter College Spotlight: The Esports and Game Design Collective

March 7, 2018

Can your club boast a 200 membership and a **Dungeons and Dragons coordinator**? Didn't think so. CUNY - Hunter College totally can! They've got a pretty nifty thing going on at Hunter EGDC, so you should check it out and take some pointers!


Starting Things Right: Coker Enters the Esports Arena

March 6, 2018

Esports popularity on college campuses is no surprise anymore; but, is the popularity administration official? Coker College stepped up their game and set a whole new standard to what collegiate esports is. Check out their progress, and maybe your school can follow along!


End Game tour wraps up Eastern Canada segment at Toronto’s Rec Room

March 2, 2018

The CSL/Bud Light End Game Canadian campus tour made its return to the city of Toronto on Wednesday night, giving Ontario’s finest collegiate players another shot at a beefy prize pool of $1,000.


End Game Brings Smash to Ottawa

March 1, 2018

After a brief break, the CSL/Bud Light End Game tour hit the road again on Tuesday, this time trekking all the way to Ottawa, inviting college Smash players to Heart & Crown Irish Pub.


Pacific Northwest and Midwest Regional Wrapups

February 28, 2018

We continue on this week to find out just who the strongest collegiate Smashers on the continent are. Read on for all the results from our Pacific Northwest and Midwest Regional events.


Chasing the Future: Trine University's Administration Believes in Esports

February 27, 2018

Indiana's Trine University has taken some big steps toward including esports within their overall student experience. Plenty of schools are hopping on the esport bandwagon, but Trine and its athletics department have truly embraced esports.

Breaking News

Northwest Christian University Becomes First School in Oregon to Launch Varsity Esports Program

February 27, 2018

Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Oregeon is taking up the mantle as the first college in the state to offer a varsity esports program. Read more!


Industry Insiders: Chad Smeltz Goes Back to his Roots

February 26, 2018

After going from early-career educator to professional League of Legends coach and general manager, Chad "History Teacher" Smeltz left the pro game to pursue opportunities in a place that most pros would shy away from: the collegiate ranks.

Press Release

Pacific Northwest Smash 4 crews preview

February 24, 2018

UW Seattle is hosting the best collegiate Smash players in the Northwest, each of them vying for an invitation to the next round of the CSL circuit.