Asheville Esports

UNC Asheville: Join Our Thriving Gaming Community

At UNC Asheville, gaming isn’t just a pastime – it’s a vibrant community that celebrates competition, camaraderie, and skill-building. Our esports program offers a diverse range of gaming experiences tailored to players of all levels, from casual enthusiasts to competitive gamers. Whether you’re looking to test your mettle in tournaments or simply connect with fellow gamers, our program has something for everyone.



Esports Center: Cutting-Edge Facilities and Equipment

Embark on your gaming journey in our cutting-edge facilities, meticulously designed to provide an optimal gaming environment. Immerse yourself in the action with our high-performance gaming PCs featuring Alienware Aurora R12 specifications, coupled with the precision of 27” high-performance gaming monitors boasting a remarkable 240Hz refresh rate. Additionally, our FANATEC SIM Racing rigs, PS5 consoles, and streaming equipment cater to the diverse gaming interests of our community.

Varsity Esports: Forge Friendships, Hone Skills

More than just a place to play, our esports program fosters connections and personal growth. Become part of multiple teams competing in national leagues such as NACE and the Big South Conference, with potential expansion into NECC and ECAC. Our diverse community lets you explore the competitive side of gaming while forming friendships with fellow students from diverse backgrounds and majors.



Community Gaming: Multiple Levels of Engagement

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just dipping your toes into competitive gaming, we’ve got a spot for you. Join our Varsity or Academy level teams to compete on the national stage, or jump into casual and party tournaments for a more relaxed gaming experience. Plus, explore opportunities to work with the Esports Center and collaborate on campus entertainment projects.

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Inclusivity is Our Strength

We’re committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. Our program is open to any student, regardless of skill level. UNC Asheville esports, a vital part of Campus Recreation, operates within a framework of values including integrity, compassion, accountability, resilience, and equity. These principles shape the core of our program, promoting holistic well-being and a thriving esports community.

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Climbing to Victory: UNC Asheville’s Frontier

Located in the heart of the stunning and vibrant city of Asheville, UNC Asheville offers an unparalleled backdrop for your gaming journey. With a close-knit student body and a unique campus culture, our program stands as the premier esports hub in Western North Carolina. Join us in shaping a movement that elevates competitive gaming on our side of the nation.