COLLEGIATE SPORTS MANAGEMENT GROUP’S ESPORTSU TO HOST THE CAMPUS CUP FEATURING FORTNITE
Schools from ECAC, ECC, NJCAAE, NECC, and Peach Belt Conference to compete in an online event on June 11-12 for a $6,000 prize pool.
STAMFORD, CT (June 9, 2022) – ESPORTSU, a division of Collegiate Sports Management Group (“CSMG”), announced today that it will produce the Campus Cup featuring Fortnite along with its partner Esports Foundry. Students across the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), East Coast Conference (ECC), National Junior Athletic Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE), New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), and the Peach Belt Conference competed in heats and open qualifiers through May setting the stage for partner schools and others to compete in the tournament on June 11-12 on https://www.twitch.tv/esportsu.
“We are ecstatic to bring the Campus Cup to the collegiate Fortnite scene through our ESPORTSU brand,” said Angela Bernhard Thomas, EVP of Esports at CSMG. “We’re providing a premium-quality competitive environment for students to participate in while driving significant value for our schools, conference, and sponsor partners. This is just a prelude of what’s to come from ESPORTSU.”
Students and fans can keep up on the latest ESPORTSU news including how to sign up for the event and future tournaments on its Discord at discord.gg/esportsu.
ESPORTSU recently produced the Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup (CECC) presented by CDW and Microsoft on May 6-8 in Atlanta at the Gateway Center Arena. The largest collegiate esports festival ever, crowned Bay State College (Boston) in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Illinois State University in Overwatch®, Northwood University (Midland, MI) in Rocket League, and San Jose State University in Valorant among the 63 teams competing. The festival also featured food trucks, in-arena and outdoor activations, a recruitment fair, cosplay costumes, and educational panels.
CECC was presented by CDW and Microsoft and was also supported by Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks, Barbasol (who presented the CECC Smooth Skin Selection Show on May 3), College Park Skyhawks, CTRL – A Meal Replacement, Futures First Gaming, High School Esports League, HomeTown Ticketing, Init Esports, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), McDonald’s, North America Scholastic Esports Federation, Neustreet, Oakley, and the U.S. Air Force.
CSMG is an integrated sports and entertainment media company focused on esports and traditional sports in the new creator economy. We are an experienced, trusted results-driven team with a lens on what’s next. The focus of our business verticals – CSMG and ESPORTSU – is rooted in intellectual property rights management, acquisition, and development through media rights, Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL), valuation services, licensing, and sponsorship sales. We offer expertise in developing communities through brand building, original content, and event production & management. We drive our partners’ success at the crossroads of tech, sports, entertainment, and video games. To learn more, visit us at https://collegiatesmg.com/.
About Esports Foundry
Esports Foundry™ is a Delaware beneficial corporation created to provide guidance and solutions for the esports industry. Our goal is to grow and strengthen esports communities and organizations of all types. With a broad range of services spanning facility and program development to center management and merchandise optimization, Esports Foundry was built to optimize building, powering, outfitting, and activating esports programs and facilities.
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