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Home of the Collegiate Rocket League 2019 National Champs


We have a Gold and Blue varsity team for each of the following games: League of Legends, Rocket League, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, and Hearthstone.

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UA is one of the first 50 universities in the country to compete at a varsity level and we also offer club, and recreational gaming programs.

UA's varsity teams compete against other universities in League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO, Hearthstone and Rocket League. Our club program will include the aforementioned games and even more titles such as Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege and Super Smash Bros. Melee.

We are recruiting players to fill slots on our varsity team for fall of 2019, fill out the form below if you're interested. Scholarships will be awarded to varsity members. Players of all abilities are sought for intercollegiate and recreational competition on club teams.

Not a gamer but still interested?

We're looking for students in engineering, computer science, communications, health and wellness, and other fields to help build our esports arenas, broadcast games, design materials, and assist with training and nutrition. All are welcome!

The University of Akron Esports ranked one of 50 world class college esports programs.

Join the team!


Williams Honors College at The University of Akron, home of Akron Esports

As the home of our esports program, the Drs. Gary B. & Pamela S. Williams Honors College will provide academic oversight, and develop in players both leadership and collaboration skills. (Team members, however, do not need to be honors students.)

The Williams Honors College