UVU eSports Adapts to Changes on Campus due to Pandemic

October 8, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the shutdown of schools, businesses and sports leagues across the country, video games and eSports seemed primed to take a step forward into the spotlight. Not only did they provide a chance for family and friends to play together virtually, they helped satisfy so many Americans’ desire for competition — […]

Esports team aims for more recognition

September 11, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes In April 2019, UVU’s esports club had the opportunity to compete in Collegiate Rocket League (CRL) for $50,000 in cash prizes. Rocket League is described as “supersonic acrobatic rocket-powered battle-cars” according to the website. Two teams of four try to score goals in a domed arena.  “This was the biggest tournament we have played in […]

Getting involved with UVU Club Sports

September 13, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU has a wide range of club sports available for students. Some of the club sports allow walk-ons While others have required tryouts. Club sports give students the opportunity to compete against other schools, but is less intense than a Division 1 collegiate team. The list of club sports includes Esports, Men’s & Women’s Hockey, […]

Super Smash Brothers Tournament brings on the competition

August 31, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Utah Valley Intramurals and UVU Esports held a “1v1” bracket tournament for the Nintendo fighting game Super Smash Bros. Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. in the SL Gaming Center. Along with the competitive gaming, there were raffles for water bottles and gift baskets. The first place prize was a $25 gift card for anything […]

Esports club fosters gaming for everyone

October 2, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over one hundred people gathered to play video games using state-of-the-art gaming computers when the Esports club held their first social event of the school year on Sept. 22 at Center Stage. The club typically holds events every month where members play against each other in competitive matches. Recently, however, the club created an intramural […]