City of Industry, CA – the ECAC and Collegiate Sports Manangement Group ink deal with iBUYPOWER to become the “Official PC Partner” of ECAC Esports. iBUYPOWER will provide esports programs with PCs to be showcased at all LAN events throughout the year. iBUYPOWER will have promotional benefits and engagements with student-athletes and fans throughout their activations; messaging will include on-site, digital media, signage at events, live logo links on websites and social posts through the ECAC platforms.
“We are proud to partner with CSMG’s Esports properties as they continue to evolve and expand their leadership position in collegiate esports.” stated Darren Su, Executive Vice President at iBUYPOWER. “At varsity level competitive play, the difference in system performance can determine the victors. To level the playing field as much as possible, we need to ensure players are able to compete at their highest potential with the best systems. Our partners at Intel provide our gaming PC’s with the cutting-edge technology needed to compete in esports tournaments.
“The partnership with iBUYPOWER brings great value to our member schools in the ECAC Esports associations. The iBUYPOWER College Tour Program will help our current members continue to grow their programs and will also help our schools launch their esports programs. We are excited to develop this relationship with a true leader in the esports industry,” stated Neil Malvone, VP of Strategic Partnerships at CSMG and Vice Chairman of the NJCAAE.
To launch the partnership, iBUYPOWER will be awarding the fourth-place finisher of the ECAC NBA2k an N750 SSD, while being featured throughout the tournament.
Since 1999, iBUYPOWER has embodied its core beliefs of Perseverance, Unity, Strength, and Ambition, to deliver on its promise to build the best gaming systems for the most discerning gamers. Our systems have since become the backbone for professional gamers, game developers, LAN centers, major esports tournaments, and everyday consumers. iBUYPOWER has worked intimately with brands such as Intel, NVIDIA, AMD, Microsoft, WD, ASUS, Bethesda, MLG and many more. Superior performance, reliability, cutting edge technology and timely production make iBUYPOWER the authority in PC gaming.
About The ECAC
The ECAC is an 82 year-old organization with over 200 member schools across all NCAA Divisions. The ECAC exists to enhance the experience of student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics and provides great value for universities and colleges by sponsoring championships, leagues, bowl games, tournaments and other competitions throughout the Northeast. The ECAC’s esports platform is growing and now totals more than sixty colleges and universities and is expanding the geographic footprint for the conference nationally. The ECAC is also sponsoring competitions and leagues involving other varsity and club sports that do not fall under the umbrella of the NCAA.