NECC Shares Schedule Information for 2024-25 Academic Year

2024-25 NECC Academic Calendar

The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) shared more details about it's 2024-25 academic year, including the titles it will be offering as well as the season-long NECC calendar for the upcoming year.

There will be additional titles and tournaments that will be announced in the upcoming weeks and months in addition to the information shared today 

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 2024-25 school year, please click here

"It's pretty remarkable to think that the 2024-25 academic year will mark our fifth year of competition," said NECC Commissioner Jacob VanRyn.

"We're excited about the steps we've made to improve the experience for our entire NECC community. Our team has been working extremely hard as we prepare for the upcoming academic year."

The conference will be running a Fall and Spring Split of competition in each title and will keep the days of the week consistent for each semester. 

The deadline to register for the Fall Semester Split of competition is Wednesday, September 4th and the NECC's fall semester activation tournament is set to begin on Friday, September 6th. The fall regular season will officially begin two weeks later on Monday, September 23rd. 

The NECC fall semester regular season will run through mid-November and playoffs will begin on Monday, November 11th. 

"We have moved some of our play dates around to better meet the needs of our student-athletes and to avoid things like patch days." 

2024-25 Play Dates 
Monday - Valorant
Tuesday - League of Legends | Counter-Strike
Wednesday - Rainbow Six Siege | Super Smash Bros. Crews
Thursday - Rocket League
Friday - Overwatch 2

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

The NECC fosters innovative competition experiences, provides quality broadcasting services, and works to support an inclusive community within collegiate esports. The NECC was started as a way to provide the collegiate gaming community with the respect it warranted and deserved. The conference prides itself on responding to the needs of its schools, directors, coaches, and most importantly - its players.

With more than 400 colleges and universities currently competing, the NECC strives to be a positive home for the collegiate gaming community.

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