The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) shared more details about it's 2023-24 academic year, including the titles it will be offering as well as the season-long NECC calendar for the upcoming year. There are more titles and tournaments that will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
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 2023-24 school year, please see the link above or click here.
"It's hard to believe that the 2023-24 academic year will be our fourth full year of competition," said NECC Commissioner Jacob VanRyn. "We're excited about our growth and development, and i can confidently say this will be our best year yet. Our entire team has been working extremely hard already in preparation for the upcoming fall semester and we're excited."
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 6th and the NECC's fall semester activation tournament is set to begin on Friday, September 8th. The fall regular season will officially begin two weeks later on Monday, September 25th.
The NECC regular season will run through mid-November and playoffs will begin on Monday, November 13th. "I think our updated calendar will help us support our teams dn program better and provide better competition across the board," commented VanRyn.
2023-24 Play Dates
Monday - Valorant
Tuesday - Rainbow Six: Siege | Super Smash Bros. Crews
Wednesday - League of Legends | Counter-Strike
Thursday - Overwatch 2
Friday - Rocket League
For more information on the NECC, please contact Jacob VanRyn at firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE NECC
The NECC has sponsored both regular season competition and championships across a wide variety of popular titles since 2020. With more than 300 colleges and universities currently competing, the NECC strives to be a positive home for the collegiate gaming community.
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.