East Tennessee State University hosts a varsity esports program founded in fall of 2019.The team has been competing at the national level since 2020. The esports program gives access to ETSU students to represent the university on a national stage through competition and through our student production team.
ETSU’s varsity teams compete against other universities in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Rocket League, VALORANT, iRacing and Overwatch 2. Additionally, on the academic side of esports, ETSU is proud to offer a graduate certificate in Esports Management.
Our Esports program features a state-of-the-art training facility. The facilities in the cave provide the best esports experience in the region for both competitor and viewer alike.