NECC Announces Extension of Partnership with HyperX

The NECC is proud to announce it has extended its partnership with HyperX Gaming. HyperX is one of the world’s leading providers of gaming equipment. Once again, this semester, all NECC championship-winning players will receive a HyperX peripheral as part of the relationship. Each title-winning player will receive a HyperX Cloud Alpha headset as part of their prizing.

The partnership also includes title sponsorship for NECC events, and a prominent place on all NECC streamed content throughout the spring semester. HyperX will also serve as the presenting sponsor of the NECC’s Overwatch and Rocket League Player of the Week awards.

As was the case in the fall, all NECC Championship-winning team members will once again receive a HyperX product as part of the partnership. Each of the players across the conference’s 19 championship-winning teams will receive a HyperX Cloud Alpha headset as part of their prizing.

“HyperX is happy to extend our support to The National Esports Collegiate Conference and support the growth of collegiate esports with top-of-the-line gaming headsets,” said Kitty Nguyen, Esports Sponsorships Specialist at HyperX. “In this unique time when people virtually get together and enjoy entertainment and friendly competition at home, HyperX appreciates being part of this experience and we are excited to align with NECC’s program." 

“We’re excited to renew our partnership with HyperX,” said NECC Commissioner Jacob VanRyn. “They’ve supported us since day one and we’re proud to announce this extension of our relationship.”

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Originally started in 2002, HyperX began with one line of high-performance memory and has grown to encompass multiple product lines of memory modules, solid-state drives, USB flash drives, headsets and mouse pads. HyperX products are the choice of top-rated gamers worldwide.

Among the assets included as part of the agreement, HyperX assets will be featured on each of the NECC’s gaming streams throughout the 2021 spring semester and the company will be the title sponsor of two of the conference’s player of the week awards.

The NECC is currently streaming game play five nights per week, and more than two million people watched NECC action during the fall semester.

The spring semester of the NECC’s ‘Season Zero’ began recently and features players from more than 85 colleges and universities nationwide competing in five titles this semester.

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond. 

The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and over-clockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 65 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets and one million keyboards worldwide.

The NECC began sponsoring esports in the fall of 2020. The NECC is currently sponsoring both regular season competition and championships across a wide variety of titles. The conference aims to serve the gaming community with respect and is a safe and inclusive environment. With more than 90 colleges and universities currently competing in the conference, the NECC is proud to be a positive home for the collegiate gaming community.