Tournament Ended

Starcraft 2 Training Grounds (Team Battle)

Prove yourself in the Starcraft 3v3 Training Grounds and earn a spot in the $35,000 TCS Spring League. Find 2 friends and sign up to represent your school today!


Aug 16 - Feb 1, 2018


Sep 17 - Dec 10, 2017




College Students
We have added a sub slot for teams that wish to use a sub | A sub will only receive the Tespa Starcraft 2 Icon | Teams must specify who is playing before a match begins.

Welcome to the Starcraft 2 Team Training Grounds

Gather your Ghosts and summon your Stalkers! Tespa is proud to announce our fall Starcraft 2 3v3 Training Grounds! Gather your friends and fight your way to the top of the leaderboard to prove your school's Starcraft prowess! 


We’re looking for students of all skill levels across the United States and Canada to get involved and represent their schools. Students currently enrolled or who will be enrolled in the upcoming fall semester are eligible to compete.

Once you've registered an account on Compete and verified your Student Status, you will be able to sign up for this tournament.

If your Student Email or School is new to our system, please allow up to 24 hours for them to be approved.

Weekly Matches

Teams will play in 2 weekly matches against similar skilled opponents. Players will be allowed to opt out for matches if they do not wish to play for that week. Our internal match-making system will assign teams their opponents, who will be of equal skill or rank. Winning and losing these matches will change your MMR according to the strength of your opponents.

Discord & Help:

We encourage you to join our Competitive Discord to chat with tournament admins and other competitors in real time. Additionally you can Contact Us at for any general inquiries about the tournament.

Tespa's Fall 2017 Programs:

At the end of the 9 week open ladder, the top 20 teams will compete in a playoff bracket for a chance to earn a spot in the $35,000 TCS Spring League. There will be 12 teams that qualify for the TCS Spring League from Training Grounds and 4 from Spring Qualifiers.


4 1st Place Teams

$200 USD in Blizzard balance (Per Player)

ASUS Claymore Keyboard (Per Player)

Qualification as a 1st seed in the TCS Spring League

4 2nd Place Teams

$120 USD in Blizzard balance (Per Player)

Qualification as a 2nd seed in the TCS Spring League

4 3rd Place Teams

$60 USD in Blizzard balance (Per Player)

Qualification as a 3rd seed in the TCS Spring League

Participation Prize:

All players who compete in eight or more of the weekly matches are eligible to receive one free Starcraft Shirt (ARV $10.00 USD). Players will not receive more than 1 Starcraft shirt playing in both Starcraft leagues. Players will also receive the Tespa player icon in Starcraft.