Edgewood College Esports
Esports is short for electronic sports, specifically video games. It is a form of competition where collegiate and professional gamers square off either in teams or individually. It is becoming very popular all over the country and worldwide.
Edgewood College’s investment in esports demonstrates the continuous commitment to the mission of creating opportunities that are inclusive of all students on campus with different skills and interests.
Esports allows students who are interested in playing video games to become part of a community with common interests and creates opportunities to engage in competitions with other collegiate players.
Esports Living Learning Program
Housed in Stevie Hall, the eSports Living Learning Program allows students who share an interest in gaming to live in community with one another and on the same floor as the eSports Arena. eSports is a form of competition using video games and is increasing in popularity in high schools and colleges world-wide. Through competitive and casual gaming with others in the community, you can gain effective communication, collaboration, and leadership skills while meeting others who share your interest and passion for gaming.
The esports arena is located on the first floor of Stevie Hall. The arena is equipped with 10 gaming PCs, two flat screen TVs with an Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and a meeting space for discussing strategy and coaching.
Games are determined by the interest of the group.
Current games include:
- League of Legends
- Madden 19
- Super Smash Ultimate
- Mario Kart