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Tryout

Mizzou is just the 3rd Power 5 School and first in the SEC to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and has invested heavily into esports like few schools have, and because of that we offer a Division I experience that no other esports program in the country can match. Our teams practice and compete in the 5,000-square-foot MSI Training Facility on campus, making it one of the largest university gaming facilities in the nation. 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. The program’s cumulative GPA in the fall 2019 semester was a 3.08.

The program is led by general manager Kevin Reape. Reape has been at Mizzou since 2010, first as a student and then as a staff member in Student Affairs.

League of LegendsRocket LeagueOverwatch

The League of Legends team is a varsity title at Mizzou Esports and players are eligible to receive scholarships. The team (5-6 players) are selected from current and incoming Mizzou students. Scholarships are available.

Existing varsity players will also participate in the tryouts. Players will play their primary role. Groups will be switched and/or players substituted.

Information (times in CT)

Friday, September 4 – 6:00pm
Saturday, September 5 – 3:00pm
Sunday, September 6 – 3:00pm

Players must be enrolled full time at the university to play on varsity esports teams. They do not need to be enrolled full time during auditions.

They must maintain a 2.5 GPA to be eligible to participate in matches or scrims and must abide by the code of conduct.

Team Benefits include:

  • Recognition as official varsity team of the university
  • Open access to MSI Training Facility
  • Broadcasts, highlights, features, press
  • Scheduled season / arranged scrims
  • Coaching
  • Jersey
  • Potential for travel
  • Potential for scholarships/financial aid opportunities

Requirements include:

  • Maintain grades and academic performance
  • Maintain competitive preparation and readiness
  • Attendance at team practices and selected matches
  • Maintain guidelines of the Mizzou Esports student-athlete handbook

The Rocket League team is a varsity title at Mizzou Esports and players are eligible to receive tournament prizing and earn scholarships. The teams (6-8 players) are selected from current and incoming Mizzou students.

Existing varsity players may also participate in the tryouts. Groups will be switched and/or players substituted.

Information (times in CT)

Saturday, September 5 – 6:00pm

Players must be enrolled full-time at the university to play on varsity esports teams.

They must maintain a 2.5 GPA to be eligible to participate in matches or scrims and must abide by the code of conduct.

Team Benefits include:

  • Recognition as official varsity team of the university
  • Open access to MSI Training Facility
  • Broadcasts, highlights, features, press
  • Scheduled season / arranged scrims
  • Coaching
  • Jersey
  • Potential for travel
  • Potential for scholarships/financial aid opportunities

Requirements include:

  • Maintain grades and academic performance
  • Maintain competitive preparation and readiness
  • Attendance at team practices and selected matches
  • Maintain guidelines of the Mizzou Esports student-athlete handbook

The Overwatch team is a varsity title at Mizzou Esports and players are eligible to receive tournament prizing and earn scholarships. The teams (8-10 players) are selected from current and incoming Mizzou students.

Tryout info will be shared via Discord

Existing varsity players may also participate in the tryouts. Groups will be switched and/or players substituted.

Information (times in CT)

Date: TBD

Times: TBD

Players must be enrolled full-time at the university to play on varsity esports teams.

They must maintain a 2.5 GPA to be eligible to participate in matches or scrims and must abide by the code of conduct.

Team Benefits include:

  • Recognition as official varsity team of the university
  • Open access to MSI Training Facility
  • Broadcasts, highlights, features, press
  • Scheduled season / arranged scrims
  • Coaching
  • Jersey
  • Potential for travel
  • Potential for scholarships/financial aid opportunities

Requirements include:

  • Maintain grades and academic performance
  • Maintain competitive preparation and readiness
  • Attendance at team practices and selected matches
  • Maintain guidelines of the Mizzou Esports student-athlete handbook