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Find your team, sharpen your skills, and dominate the opposition in our Tespa competitive leagues for college students.

A decade of collegiate esports.

Over the past decade, over 40,000 students have competed in Tespa competitive leagues, spanning 7 different games and awarding over $3.3M in scholarships! Leagues are open to all Tespa members, regardless of college or chapter status.

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New year, new leagues!

Tespa is excited to announce new Fall collegiate tournament leagues for Overwatch Varsity, Overwatch, Hearthstone, StarCraft II, and Heroes of the Storm!

Throughout the past academic year, student teams battled for a chance to play in our Spring Championships! Now that the dust has settled, it’s time for new teams to step into the spotlight, put their skills to the test, and battle for a chance at glory and scholarships!

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Achieve your dreams!

Our mission is to host epic premier leagues that recognize and reward the top competitors in college esports, while also providing offseason leagues that give up-and-coming players a place to hone their skills. 

Overwatch Varsity

Overwatch Varsity 2019 Season

Which school will join the Varsity hall of fame? This Fall, we’re excited to introduce the all-new Varsity Series, a new format designed for varsity esports programs by the leaders of the collegiate esports community. Head to our Varsity announcement page for full eligibility rules, sportsmanship requirements, and our inaugural Varsity Series prize pool

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Competitive Schedule
Applications OpenAug. 1
Applications CloseAug. 19
Qualifier 1Sep. 21 - 22
Qualifier 2Sep. 28 - 29
Invitational PeriodOct. 5 - 26
Swiss PeriodOct. 5 - 26
PlayoffsNov. 2 - 10
Overwatch Preseason

Overwatch Collegiate Championship 2019

Think you’re the best Overwatch players on campus? Let’s see if you’re ready for the world. Show off your skills in the Overwatch Collegiate Championship: Preseason! The Preseason will act as the official training grounds for the upcoming Championship that will take place during Spring 2020.

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Competitive Schedule
Registration OpensAug. 12
Season StartSep. 19
Season EndDec. 15

2019 Spring Champions
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Hearthstone Collegiate Championship 2019

Gather your friends and rally your roommates—the Hearthstone Collegiate Championship is coming back for the 2019 Fall semester!

This tournament offers a twist on the classic single-player Hearthstone experience—seasoned competitors and new challengers alike will form three-player teams that compete together as one group, using any team member’s Hearthstone account! Are you up for the challenge?

Competitive Schedule
Registration Opens

Aug. 12

Registration ClosesSep. 13
Tournament BeginsSep. 15
Regular SeasonSept. 16 - Oct. 29
Regional PlayoffsNov. 9
Championship BracketNov. 16
FinalsDec. 14

2019 Spring Champions
Georgia Institute of Technology

Heroes of the Storm

The Heroes of the Storm Tespa Collegiate Series starts now, and we invite you to the Nexus to compete for over $12,000 in total prizing! The six week regular season will build up to an epic elimination bracket, where we'll crown the champions of the Fall season. Think your school belongs in our Hall of Fame? Ready your team and register today!

Competitive Schedule
Registration OpensAug. 12
Registration ClosesSep. 2
Swiss StageSep. 7 - Oct. 13
Championship BracketOct. 19

2019 Spring Champions
Rutgers University

StarCraft II Team Brawl

All systems, go! We’re ready to kick off the 2019 StarCraft II Team Brawl Tespa Collegiate Series This time, all teams will be playing in a swiss off-set tournament to allow for more clarity around scheduling. The regular season will build up to an epic round of 16 bracket to crown the champions of the Fall season! Do you have the allies and the APM to sit on the collegiate StarCraft throne? 

Competitive Schedule
Registration OpensAug. 12
Registration ClosesSep. 22
Regular SeasonSep. 23 - Nov. 24
PlayoffsNov. 30 - Dec. 7
Championship BracketDec. 8

2019 Spring Champions
University of California, Berkeley