OTC Esports Teams

OTC Esports – Competition Team and Club Team

OTC has two different esports teams: Competition and Club. Each team provides a different experience and level of play. Browse this page for information about the tryout schedule, participation, team membership requirements, what games the teams will be playing and answers to some frequently asked questions.

Questions? You can get in touch with our staff in the OTC Esports Discord, linked in the button below.

Fall 2022 Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about our different esports teams? Come to one of our info sessions! Info sessions are held in-person at the Esports Arena and via Discord. The sessions are run by our game coaches who will discuss the different team opportunities, the expectations for competition play and answer any questions you have.

  • League of Legends – August 26th, 4:00 pm
  • Rocket League – August 29th, 2:00 pm
  • Valorant – August 31st, 4:00 pm
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate – September 2nd, 4:00 pm

To attend via Discord, please join in the Stage channel info-sessions

Club Team

The OTC Esports Club Team is designed to support avid video game fans and help you connect with people who share your love of video games.

Esports Club Team members will get the opportunity to play and learn from our competition team members in a competitive, yet friendly environment.

Who can participate?

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun of OTC Esports! You don’t have to be a big-time gamer to participate.

The mission of the Esports Club is to build a supportive community for students interested in the esports / gaming ecosystem. The club provides its members with opportunities to improve their esports / gaming skills as well as networking and team building.

Competition Team

OTC’s Competition Esports Team competes through the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). This team has weekly practices and games throughout the season, opportunities for in-person events, LANs, and competes for prizes in tournaments.

To be a part of the Competition Team, players need to:

  • Be full-time (minimum 12 credits) OTC students on a track to graduate or first-semester students
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Stay within the team attendance policy
  • Abide by the OTC eSports Student-Athlete Code of Conduct
  • Have accounts that pass a behavioral check by Riot/Epic/Nintendo

Benefits of being on the competition team:

  • Swag package of esports items
  • Team jersey
  • Eligible for an Esports Scholarship (depending on the team size)
  • Regular coaching sessions with experienced game coaches