DANBURY, CT – As the ECAC Esports fall season comes to an exciting conclusion, do not miss the chance to tune into this year’s playoffs powered by LeagueSpot. Play-ins will begin Saturday, November 7th, 2020 for all game titles including, FIFA, Hearthstone, Madden, Overwatch, VALORANT, Rocket League, Fortnite, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
ECAC Esports added 19 new institutions for the 2020 fall season and many schools will be joining in the upcoming spring 2021 season. The ECAC is excited to offer more values to schools across the country as the growth continues each semester from the number of teams competing to the different games being offered. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is officially the ECAC’s most popular game title with over 64 teams out of the 300 teams throughout the league.
“We are thrilled to kick off the playoffs this week and crown eight different National Champions. I am proud to be a part of the ECAC Esports as we continue to provide competition within our community during these difficult times,” stated Lydia Fister, Director of Esports.
ECAC Esports playoffs will continue until the finals begin on November 16th, 2020. ECAC will be streaming finals for Rocket League, VALORANT, and Overwatch through November 18th. Stay up-to-date with all of the ECAC Esports action and this year’s playoffs by following on twitter @ECAC_Esports.
“Branding and sponsorship opportunities exist for companies seeking to connect with the gaming community across the ECAC’s digital and linear network,” stated Neil Malvone, EVP of Strategic Partnerships at Collegiate Sports Management Group. For continuous content of highlight realms, playback, and exclusive content follow CSMG’s twitch account at twitch.tv/esportsUnetwork, the 24/7 college esports streaming outlet for all clients. Additionally, ESTV will continue distribution of with weekly ECAC Esports footage through their linear network available on Roku, Amazon Fire, YouTube, Sling TV, Vizio, Twitch and more.
ECAC Esports’ spring game titles will remain the same but with the additions of League of Legends and the exploration of NBA 2k as there has been a recent peak of interest from membership institutions and players.
See the full Fall 2020 standings here: ecac.leaguespot.gg
ABOUT ECAC ESPORTS
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 college by sponsoring championships, leagues, bowl games, tournaments and other competitions throughout the Northeast. ECAC Esports is growing and now totals more than 60 colleges and universities and is expanding the geographic footprint for the conference nationally. ECAC’s Esports program is dedicated to providing and activating intercollegiate esports competition for colleges across the country.
ABOUT COLLEGIATE SPORTS MANAGEMENT GROUP
Founded in 2014, CSMG is a College Sports Properties Group that drives the business performance of college athletic conferences and schools, providing them with a successful growth strategy, and generating revenue to support their athletic department and initiatives. CSMG specializes in Marketing Rights/Revenue Generation, Content Creation & Distribution, Media Rights Strategy & Negotiation, Sponsorship Sales, Name Image and Likeness Solutions, Licensing, Event Production & Management, Ticketing and Esports. Visit www.collegiatesmg.com for more information.