Becker Varsity Esports earns spot in SMITE championship
Published on: October 1, 2018
The Becker College Varsity Esports Program SMITE Blue team is one of 28 squads in the country to earn a spot in the inaugural National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) Championship for SMITE.
SMITE, a popular online multiplayer game, puts players in control of mythological Gods from a third-person perspective.
The NACE Championship for SMITE, sponsored by Hi-Rez Studios, offers teams a chance to compete for $50,000 in scholarships. The tournament features teams from NACE members and independent institutions like Becker making it a special opportunity for the college.
Matches will take place each week beginning on October 2 and be broadcast on the NACE Twitch channel. The finals will be held November 16-18 at DreamHack Atlanta.
Becker kicks off the competition this week versus Shawnee State University.
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