Introducing a new webinar Wednesday, May 22nd, 2-3:30PM ET.
Intercollegiate esports programs have exploded on college campuses, offering substantial recruiting and retaining power to colleges and universities. In 2014, there was one intercollegiate esports program in the United States; today there are over 120. Competitive scholarships are being offered and large stadiums and practice arenas are being built specifically to support this growing landscape.
Join us on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 to learn all about competitive collegiate esports programs so you can determine the potential costs and budgetary needs for starting a program, understand the competitive aspects of a program and determine the benefits a program could have for your institution. You’ll receive a virtual toolkit you can use for starting an esports program on your campus.
Explore issues including reporting structure for esports programs, handling recruitment efforts, the resources you need, when and how to involve sponsors and more. Esports is much more than students sitting around playing video games — it’s a new frontier in collegiate athletics. Overcome hesitation and confusion surrounding esports so you can maximize opportunities.
As a result of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Define esports — learn what an esports program looks like and what it might look like on your campus to weigh the benefits for your institution.
- Identify important aspects of a competitive esports program — explore where the program should report, how recruiting is happening, what resources you need, the pros and cons of starting a competition, how sponsors are involved and more.
- Outline potential costs and budgetary needs for starting a program — take advantage of the substantial recruiting and retaining power to support your student body.
- Create a checklist of items needed to create an esports program — receive a virtual toolkit you can use so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel.