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Competitive video gaming is taking the world by storm and growing rapidly in popularity and support. Esports is the collective organization of gamers from across the globe coming together to compete in different leagues and teams; facing off in big-name titles such as League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Fortnite, and Overwatch to name a few. Transforming the casual gamer into a competitive athlete; competing across a spectrum of local, state, and national tournaments. Earning rewards from championship prize pools and landing brand endorsements, Esports competitors continue to rise and become an international phenomenon.
The UCF Esports Program aims to create a diverse and inclusive community of individuals. Competing in local, statewide, and nationwide Esport Tournaments while fostering growth, engagement, and development in solo and team-based scenarios in an encouraging, friendly, and competitive environment.
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News & Announcements
Knights Win Rocket League National Title at the Inaugural NIRSA Esports Championships!
Students from UCF's Recreation and Wellness Center's renowned Sport Clubs Programs won a team title and an individual national runner-up
Scott Mauro ’94 and ’19 | Guilherme Hiray Leal ’22
(Orlando, FL) – In a year where competition has looked a lot different Esports club at UCF continues to shine nationwide. The Esports Club at UCF won its second National Title in less than a year after winning the team Rocket League tournament at first-ever NIRSA Esports Championships. The Knights competed against the best of the best from 45 universities. Another Esports Club memb
Esports at UCF Takes the Top Prize in the Battle for the Banner
Author: Guilherme Hiray Leal 22’
(Orando, FL) -- In an eight-week tournament, the Esports Club at UCF shined to take the top prize. The Battle for the Banner was an international event consisting of schools competing against each other in seven games, including Fortnite and PUBG.
Esports at UCF placed first in the overall leaderboard, more than 10,000 points ahead of the runner-up. Additionally, the club won six out of the seven games, with 11 club members finishing in top three across the board. <
Esports at UCF Plays to Battle Blood Cancer
Author: Guilherme Hiray Leal 22’
(Orlando, FL) - A pandemic can stop the world, but it cannot stop cancer. The Esports Club at UCF partnered with the Gift of Life to raise funds for their Bone Marrow Registry last weekend.
“Our big reason for choosing to participate was just wanting to help promote this amazing cause and spread awaren
Amid Quarantine, Esports Are Connecting Knights Across Borders
Author: Guilherme Hiray Leal 22'
Orlando, FL (June 11, 2020) - When Ahmed Al Busaidi left the country of Oman (southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia) to become a UCF student, he came to the United States by himself.
“The scariest thing I have ever done,” said the junior computer engineering major.
A fellow international student introduced him to UCF’s esports community, and Busaidi found his new family.
Although he was insecure about joining due to different cultures, it was not a problem.
“It just felt natural to me to become a part of esports,” he said.
ESPORTS CLUB AT UCF WINS SECOND TITLE IN A WEEK
Club shows that, even in the most difficult times, there are things to bring happiness
Author: Guilherme Hiray Leal
The Esports Club at UCF defeated the University of North Texas at the TikTok Rocket League Cup on Wednesday, bringing another title to the Knights.
“The moment definitely gave a feeling of relief,” said Sean Feeney, a senior computer science major in the College o