NECC Announces Details, Registration Information regarding First Madden Tourneys

Tournament Homepage (Includes Registration Information)

The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced more information about its Madden Tournaments of the 2021-22 academic year. The first one is scheduled to take place this weekend, October 30-31. For more information, including the schedule for the two-day event, either see below or click the link above which will take you to the tournament homepage.

To register for the tournament, please click here

The NECC recently released more information about its upcoming schedule of tournaments in three additional game titles. The conference will be offering tournament-based play in HearthstoneMadden, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate throughout the academic year. The NECC will be offering two tournaments in each of the three games each semester, and players that finish in the top two spots during each of those events will qualify and earn spots in the national championships at the end of the year. 

The NECC will be awarding scholarship prizing to the best of the best following the year based on how players do in the National Championships. Additionally, each tournament winner will be awarded a trophy and other prizes.

The national championship prizing breakdown for each of the three games is below:
1st Place - $150 x 2
2nd Place - $75 x 2
3rd / 4th Place - $25 x 4

Schedule of Games 
- All Times are EST, and are estimated times -

Day #1 - Saturday Oct. 30th (Best of 1)

Round 1 Winners Bracket - 12
Round 2 Winners Bracket, Round 1 Losers Bracket- 12:45 PM
Round 3 Winners Bracket, Round 2 Losers Bracket - 1:30 PM
Round 4 Winners Bracket, Round 3 Losers Bracket - 2:15 PM
Round 5 Winners Bracket, Round 4 Losers Bracket - 3 PM
Quarter Final Winners, Round 5 Losers Bracket - 3 PM
Round 6 Losers Bracket - 3:45PM
Round 7 Losers Bracket - 4:30 PM
Round 8 Losers Bracket - 5:15PM

Day #2 - Sunday Oct. 31st (Best of 3)

Semi Final Winners, Round 9 Losers Bracket - 2:30 PM
Quarter Finals Losers Bracket - 3:30 PM
Finals Winners, Semi Finals Losers Bracket - 4:30 PM
Finals Losers Bracket - 5:30 PM
Grand Finals - 6:30 PM


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 150 colleges and universities currently competing in the conference, the NECC is proud to be a positive home for the collegiate gaming community. 

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