DANBURY, CT – ECAC Esports will be hosting their National Championship at HV Gamer Con, powered by LeagueSpot beginning October 17, 2020. After postponing the LAN event back in April due to COVID-19, the tournament will now be hosted virtually. The Elite 8 from the March invitational in Overwatch, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will compete in an action-packed weekend.

The competition will be streamed live on ECAC Esports Twitch channels starting at 9am ET.

This weekend will also encompass an NJCAAE Tournament where their member schools and players will be given the opportunity to compete in a showcase in front of the four-year institutions who are scouting their next best recruit. In addition, the NFL Alumni Association will also be putting on an event surrounding HV Gamer Con weekend with details to come soon.

Play backs of the ECAC Esports National Championship weekend and NJCAAE Showcase will be distributed to ESTV, the first 24/7 dedicated live linear esports channel in the US.

The ECAC is an 82 year-old organization with over 200 member schools across all 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. ECAC Esports is growing and now totals more than sixty 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.

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