NECC Announces More Details about their Plans for the Upcoming Academic Year

2022-23 NECC Academic Calendar 

The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) officially announced the details of it's 2022-23 academic year, including the titles it will be offering as well as the season-long NECC calendar for the upcoming year.

The complete list of core titles along with the days they will be played can be found below. To access the NECC's complete academic calendar for the 2022-23 school year, please see the link above. 

The NECC is also proud to announce that it will be adding Super Smash Bros. to its list of core titles the conference will be offering during the upcoming year. The NECC will offer 4v4 crews on Tuesdays beginning this fall, and will sponsor solos on Fridays.

"We're excited to get our third full academic year underway," said NECC Commissioner Jacob VanRyn. "Our team has done a ton of work to continue to improve what we do and how we do it since the spring semester ended to improve the experience for our players and our community. I know I speak for our entire staff when I say we couldn't be more excited." 

The deadline to register for the upcoming Fall Split is Thursday, September 1 and the NECC's fall semester activation tournament is set to begin on Monday, September 5th. The fall regular season will officially begin two weeks later on September 19th. 

The Fall Postseason will begin in mid-November, and this year, the NECC has made the decision to keep all play dates the same throughout the entire year meaning there will be no changing of game days for postseason games, etc.  

2022-23 Play Dates
Monday - Valorant
Tuesday - Rainbow Six: Siege | Super Smash Bros. Crews
Wednesday - League of Legends
Thursday - Overwatch 2 (beginning in October)
Friday - Rocket League | Super Smash Bros. Solos 

For more information on the NECC, please contact Jacob VanRyn at 


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

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