National Association of Collegiate Esports

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The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) is an American collegiate esports association founded in 2016.[1]



The association had 42 member colleges and universities in spring 2018[3] and over 80 by early 2019.[4]

Member schools[5]
Club Location Nickname Type
Albright College Reading, Pennsylvania Lions Private
Alma College Alma, Michigan Scots Private
Aquinas College Grand Rapids, Michigan Saints Private
Ashland University Ashland, Ohio Eagles Private
Averett University Danville, Virginia Cougars Private
Baker University Baldwin City, Kansas Wildcats Private
Barry University Miami Shores, Florida Buccaneers Private
Barton College Wilson, North Carolina Bulldogs Private
Bay State College Boston, Massachusetts N/A Private; for-profit
Bellevue University Bellevue, Nebraska Bruins Private
Bethany Lutheran College Mankato, Minnesota Vikings Private
Boise State University Boise, Idaho Broncos Public
Brescia University Owensboro, Kentucky Bearcats Private
Bryant and Stratton College Glendale, Wisconsin Bobcats For-profit
Bryant and Stratton College Hampton, Virginia Bobcats For-profit
Campbellsville University Campbellsville, Kentucky Tigers Private
Carl Albert State College Poteau, Oklahoma Vikings Public
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg, Illinois Chargers Public
Catawba College Salisbury, North Carolina Indians Private
Cazenovia College Cazenovia, New York Wildcats Private
Central Christian College of Kansas McPherson, Kansas Tigers Private
Central Maine Community College Auburn, Maine Mustangs Public
Central Methodist University Fayette, Missouri Eagles Private
Centralia College Centralia, Washington Trailblazers Community college
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati, Ohio Eagles Private
Clarke University Dubuque, Iowa Pride Private
Coker College Hartsville, South Carolina Cobras Private
College of St. Joseph Rutland, Vermont Fighting Saints Private
Columbia College Columbia, Missouri Cougars Private
Concord University Athens, West Virginia Mountain Lions Public
ECPI University Virginia Beach, Virginia RAMS For-profit
Full Sail University Winter Park, Florida Armada For-profit
Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia Panthers Public
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, Arizona Antelopes Private
Grand View University Des Moines, Iowa Vikings Private
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, Iowa Tritons Public
Lebanon Valley College Annville, Pennsylvania Flying Dutchmen Private
Marietta College Marietta, Ohio Pioneers Private
Miami University Oxford, Ohio RedHawks Public
New England College Henniker, New Hampshire Pilgrims Private
Nichols College Dudley, Massachusetts Bison Private
Southern New Hampshire University Manchester and
Hooksett, New Hampshire
Penmen Private
University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri Tigers Public
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, Oklahoma Bronchos Public


  1. ^ Grant, August E.; Meadows, Jennifer H. (2018). Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals: 16th Edition. Taylor & Francis. p. 401. ISBN 9781351334631.
  2. ^ "Esports - Collegiate Esports Governing Body".
  3. ^ Jenny, Seth E.; et al. (2018). "eSports Venues: A New Sport Business Opportunity". Journal of Applied Sport Management. 10 (1): 34–49. doi:10.18666/JASM-2018-V10-I1-8469.
  4. ^ McCarthy, Claudine (2019). "Gain insight into preparing to manage legal, compliance issues of college esports". College Athletics and the Law. 15 (11): 3–5. doi:10.1002/catl.30564.
  5. ^ "School Directory". NAC Esports.

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