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Announced in December 2018, Mizzou Esports began participating in esports as an officially sanctioned, varsity activity for undergraduate and graduate students in August of 2019. Rosters are selected from current students who have full-time status at the University of Missouri. Mizzou Esports is a program within the Division of Student Affairs and is not part of Mizzou Athletics nor currently organized or regulated by the NCAA or NAIA. Mizzou Esports is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE).

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Top Collegiate Program: Our scholarship players compete in Overwatch, Rocket League, and League of Legends, and have seen tremendous success in the inaugural year of competition. Rocket League won the NACE Rocket League Championship in Atlanta, Georgia in November 2019, Overwatch was one of 12 teams to be invited to compete in the Tespa Varsity Invitational, and League of Legends competes in the RSAA-sanctioned Midwest Esports Conference, traveling to universities in Kansas, Iowa, Illinois and Missouri for our regular season matches.
  • NACE Champions: Rocket League (2019)
  • Intercollegiate competition: Teams compete in intercollegiate play as part of the National Association of Collegiate Esports and will compete in regular season competition against member schools and selected tournaments from TESPA, Collegiate League of Legends (cLoL), Collegiate Star League (CSL), and other organizations. 
  • Innovators: Mizzou Esports was the 1st SEC school to commit to a varsity esports program on campus.(NACE Directory)
  • Three Game Rosters: Overwatch, Rocket League, League of Legends
  • Scholarship Athletes: There are currently 21 student athletes receiving some form of scholarship to compete for the Mizzou Esports program. The total valuation of our scholarship packages in 2019-2020 is over $150,000.
  • MSI Training Facility: Mizzou Esports practices and competes in the 5,000-square-foot MSI Training Facility, located in the southwest corner of campus in Center Hall. The facility will soon be home to a 2,200 square-foot LAN Center and studio. This LAN Center will provide any gamer on campus with a safe and comfortable place to play games, meet other students with similar interests, study in a unique environment, find hands-on learning opportunities within the Mizzou Esports program, and unwind in an area that few college campuses have ever seen. The studio will be used to produce high-quality collegiate esports content. This LAN Center is expected to completed by September 1, 2020.
  • Beyond Gaming: In addition to competition, Mizzou Esports will create academic partnerships and public gaming areas to benefit the Mizzou community and provide hands-on learning opportunities in one of the fastest growing fields.

 

PROGRAM RECORD

[Updated March 2, 2020]

Matches: 114
Wins: 79
Losses: 32
Win Percentage: 71%

Date Game League Opponent Result W/T/L
9/21 Overwatch Rivalcade: 5k Rumble Crayon Consumers 2:1 W
9/21 Overwatch Rivalcade: 5k Rumble Stinger Esports 2:0 W
9/21 Overwatch Rivalcade: 5k Rumble Hexagon 0:2 L
9/23 Rocket League NACE MVNU Esports 3:0 W
9/26 League of Legends Gridiron Rivals Boise State 0:2 L
9/26 Overwatch Gridiron Rivals Boise State 3:0 W
9/27 Rocket League Gridiron Rivals Boise State 3:0 W
9/29 Rocket League NACE Culver-Stockton College 3:0 W
9/30 Rocket League NACE Shenandoah University 3:0 W
9/30 Rocket League CRL LSU 0:3 L
10/1 Rocket League CRL Nebraska 1:3 L
10/2 Rocket League CRL North Texas 2:3 L
10/3 Rocket League NACE Edinboro Fighting Scots Esports 3:0 W
10/3 Rocket League CRL UC San Bernardino 3:1 W
10/5 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Akron 2:0 W
10/5 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Rutgers Esports 2:0 W
10/5 Rocket League CRL LSU B 3:1 W
10/7 Rocket League NACE Boise State Broncos 3:0 W
10/10 Rocket League NACE Northwood 3:0 W
10/11 Rocket League CRL Cal Poly Pomona 3:1 W
10/11 Rocket League CRL Utah Red 3:0 W
10/11 Rocket League CRL Cal Poly A 3:0 W
10/12 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Northeastern 2:1 W
10/12 Overwatch Varsity Invitational University Central Florida 2:0 W
10/14 Rocket League NACE Aquinas Esports 3:1 W
10/14 Rocket League CRL Oregon 3:2 W
10/17 Rocket League NACE Shawnee State Bears 3:0 W
10/17 Rocket League CRL Cal Poly B 1:3 L
10/18 Rocket League CRL Utah Valley 3:2 W
10/18 Rocket League CRL UT – Arlington 3:1 W
10/18 Rocket League CRL Arizona 3:2 W
10/19 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Maryville 0:2 L
10/19 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Winthrop 0:2 L
10/19 Rocket League CRL Utah Black 3:0 W
10/19 Rocket League CRL Washington St 3:1 W
10/19 Rocket League CSL CSU B 3:0 W
10/21 Rocket League NACE FCS Mocs 3:0 W
10/24 Rocket League NACE Saints Gaming 3:0 W
10/26 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Harrisburg 0:2 L
10/26 Rocket League CSL Wichita State University 0:0 W
11/2 League of Legends Midwest Esports Illinois College 1:2 L
11/2 League of Legends Midwest Esports St. Ambrose University 2:0 W
11/2 League of Legends Midwest Esports Drury University 2:1 W
11/2 League of Legends Midwest Esports Illinois College 0:2 L
11/2 Rocket League CSL Culver Stockton 3:0 W
11/7 Rocket League NACE Robert Morris University W
11/9 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Northeastern 1:3 L
11/9 League of Legends Midwest Esports Robert Morris University 0:2 L
11/9 League of Legends Midwest Esports St. Ambrose University 2:0 W
11/9 League of Legends Midwest Esports Drury University 2:0 W
11/9 League of Legends Midwest Esports Illinois College 0:2 L
11/15 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Mississippi State 2:0 W
11/15 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Onset 1:2 L
11/15 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Vindicate 2:0 W
11/15 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Team Rocket US 2:0 W
11/15 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Clemson Esports 2:0 W
11/16 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Clemson Esports 3:0 W
11/16 Rocket League DreamHack Boost Cup Onset 1:4 L
11/16 League of Legends Midwest Esports Midland University 2:1 W
11/16 League of Legends Midwest Esports Robert Morris University 0:2 L
11/16 League of Legends Midwest Esports Wichita State University 2:1 W
11/16 League of Legends Midwest Esports Illinois College 0:2 L
11/16 Rocket League CSL Missouri State White 3:0 W
11/17 Rocket League NACE Aquinas College 4:1 W
11/23 Rocket League CSL Missouri Science and Technology 3:0 W
12/14 Overwatch OD: Breaking Barriers#1 FattoCatto 3:0 W
12/14 Overwatch OD: Breaking Barriers#1 OpenWorld 3:0 W
12/14 Overwatch OD: Breaking Barriers#1 Code Blue Titan 3:0 W
12/15 Overwatch OD: Breaking Barriers#1 GOATS 0:3 L
12/21 Overwatch OD: Breaking Barriers#2 The Ringer 3:0 W
12/21 Overwatch OD: Breaking Barriers#2 Karasuno 0:3 L
1/11 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Dragones UC 1:3 L
1/12 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Nebula Lyra 3:0 W
1/18 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Second Chance 3:0 W
1/18 League of Legends Gridiron Rivals Boise State 2:0 W
1/19 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Tailwind OD 3:0 W
1/25 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Atlas 3:2 W
1/25 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Busan Bloom 3:1 W
2/1 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Grand View University 0:2 L
2/1 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Last Minute 1:3 L
2/2 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 RamHamster’s Elo Boosters 3:1 L
2/2 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Wichita State University 2:0 W
2/8 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Robert Morris University 1:2 L
2/8 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Victoria 3:0 W
2/9 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 R? 3:0 W
2/9 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Drury University 2:1 W
2/10 Rocket League CRL Utah Valley 3:1 W
2/12 Rocket League CRL Long Beach State 1:3 L
2/13 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Illinois College 0:2 L
2/13 Rocket League CRL Lousiana State 3:1 W
2/14 Rocket League CRL Arizona 2:3 L
2/14 Rocket League CRL California Polytechnic SLO-B 0:3 L
2/15 Rocket League CSL Colorado State 3:2 W
2/15 Rocket League CSL Drury University 3:1 W
2/15 Rocket League CSL Mizzou Club Esports 3:0 W
2/15 Rocket League CSL Maryville Red 3:0 W
2/15 Rocket League CSL Wichita State Black 3:0 W
2/15 Rocket League CSL Missouri Baptist 3:0 W
2/15 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Yokai 3:0 W
2/16 Overwatch OD: Season #1 2020 Winter Solstice 1:3 L
2/20 Rocket League CRL Oregon 1:3 L
2/21 Rocket League CRL Lousiana State Purple 3:1 W
2/21 Rocket League CRL California Polytechnic SLO-A 3:0 W
2/22 Rocket League CRL U-Texas Arlington 3:1 W
2/22 Rocket League CRL U-North Texas 3:2 W
2/22 Rocket League NACE Montana 3:0 W
2/22 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Midland University 2:0 W
2/23 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Wichita State University 2:0 W
2/23 Rocket League CRL UCSB 3:0 W
2/28 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Grand View University 1:2 L
2/28 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Rutgers Esports 2:0 W
2/29 Overwatch Varsity Invitational Akron 2:0 W
3/1 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Drury University 2:1 W
3/4 League of Legends Midwest Esports Conference Robert Morris University