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UHD eSPORTS

Purpose

UHD eSPORTS is the premier collegiate esports team in the city of Houston, comprised of students from the University of Houston-Downtown. Launched in November 2018, this esports program focuses on promoting friendship, developing character, and competing at the highest level.
Go Gators!

Schedule of Activities

Oct. 22nd – Rocket League Competition sponsored by Kroger, presented by College of Business, 11am
Oct. 26th – TCCA Conference presentation sponsored by Acer Computers and Aldine ISD (off-campus)

Fall 2019 Semester Esports Schedule

Sept. 4 – Council of Esports general meeting
Sept. 4 – Nintendo Direct watch party
Sept. 9 – League of Legends community meet
Sept. 16 – FIFA Tournament qualifiers
Sept. 19 – FIFA Tournament “TOP 8” Finals Rounds
Oct. 2 – Super Smash Bros. Tournament qualifiers
Oct. 3 – Super Smash Bros. Tournament Finals
Oct. 3 – Council of Esports general meeting
Oct. 5 – NACL (North American Collegiate League) tournament
Oct. 13 – Collegiate Starleague season begins – DOTA 2 / CS:GO
Oct. 16 – UHD HOMECOMING –Thowback Classic 80s retro video games
Oct. 17 – UHD HOMECOMING - Alumni Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament
Oct. 22 – Fortnite Competition sponsored by Kroger, presented by College of Business
Oct. 26 – TCCA Conference presentation sponsored by Acer Computers and Aldine ISD
Nov. 3 – Council of Esports general meeting
Nov. 7 – Madden Tournament
Nov. 13 – NBA 2K Tournament
Nov. 19-20 – Super Smash Bros./Fortnite tournament at Arlington Esports Arena in Dallas, TX
Nov. 21 – 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE, local area high schoolers invited
Dec. 4 – Council of Esports general meeting

Current Varsity Teams*

League of Legends (practices held on Mondays 4pm-7pm, Friday 3pm-5pm)
Dota 2 (practices held on Wednesdays 2pm-5pm)
CS:GO (practices are flexed into week as student schedules permit)
Overwatch (practices held on Fridays 11am-4pm)
Fortnite (practices held on Tuesdays from 11:30am-1pm)
Super Smash Bros. (practices are flexed into the week as student schedules permit)

*Teams are free to host try-outs but must lock in roster 1 month before major competitions. For more info, talk to a team captain.

News Links

Houston Chronicle
Brittany Britto

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/ESPN-brings-national-esports-championship-to-13826664.php
 

KHOU11
Janelle Bludau

https://www.khou.com/video/news/local/htown60-uh-downtowns-new-university-sponsored-esports-room/285-2aaf9cf0-aaa1-4d66-b09e-b3e11f547c04?fbclid=IwAR0MlF6YcD_Hg9ukUUeAHa6aSxFmuEDGQMjFu1NMH2oY_9T84jWQS9HFfbU
 

HOUSTON PUBLIC MEDIA
Laura Isensee

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2018/11/21/312776/university-of-houston-downtown-debuts-citys-first-college-esports-center/
 

KUBE57 TV – The Meta: Mainline.gg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQxMmdo6ze4
 

Reddit

https://www.reddit.com/r/uhd/comments/aq160o/uhd_esports_center_made_it_to_the_front_page/

Last updated 10/14/2019 7:54 AM