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As a member, you be able to build incredible campus communities, compete in the fiercest competitions, and connect with other gamers on campus and beyond.

“Tespa is jocks, it’s geeks, it’s musicians, it’s athletes, it’s a place for everyone. If you love playing games with friends, Tespa offers you a place to call home.”

Yugina Yun, Boston U

Upgrade your college gaming experience

If you're an actively enrolled student at any accredited college campus in the USA or Canada, you can become a Tespa member for free, connect with other students on your campus, compete in our tournaments, and earn digital benefits and discounts for your favorite games and brands! 

If you'd like to join a dedicated in-person community, you can look for a chapter on your campus and become a part of our movement to change the world of gaming. If your school doesn't have a chapter, we can help you start one.

Learn more about becoming a Tespa member

Members Can Get

  • Digital benefits and discounts

    Join your local chapter and unlock awesome digital benefits and partner discounts

  • Social Giveaways

    Join us on twitter to participate in member only raffles & giveaways

  • Online workshops and events

    Regular educational and social events to help you learn industry skills and connect with fellow members hosted on discord

Create your legacy to the college gaming world

As a leader of a Tespa chapter, you’ll be taking on the challenge of building a home for college gaming on your campus. Take the reins of your chapter and unite gamers at your school like never before.

To support our chapters, we work with partners to support your events with prizes, equipment, and giveaways. We also create resources and tools to help guide your path, each step of the way. Whatever your dream is, we're here to help.

When you become a leader, you also become a part of a unique community of over 270 chapters and their leaders. Our leaders meet regularly to network, share experiences from their chapters, and discuss best practices to help each other improve. We also employ a full team of Chapter Coordinators to provide personalized, year-round mentorship and support for our chapters. As a leader, you'll never be alone.

Learn more about our Tespa chapters

Chapter Leaders Get

  • Event support

    Year-round opportunities to claim event support packages with items from our games and partners

  • Chapter coordinators

    A former chapter leader assigned to you as a mentor for personalized advice and support

  • Digital recruitment benefits

    Use Tespa-exclusive digital benefits to recruit or fundraise on your campus

  • Tespa network

    The world's largest and most talented network of collegiate leaders to learn and grow with

  • Tutorials and guides

    Specialized guides for everything you have to do as a Tespa chapter leader

Achieve your big stage dreams

Tespa is the world's leader in competitive college esports, with five year-round gaming leagues and over $3.3M in scholarships & prizing awarded to date.  Our mission is to host epic premier leagues that recognize and reward the top competitors and teams in college esports, while also providing year-round open leagues that give up-and-coming players and place to hone their skills.  The best players and teams in our esports programs have appeared on ESPN, Twitch, MLG, and other major network broadcasts. 

For all of our competitors, our dream is to help you support your future through gaming. Our top prizing comes in the form of scholarships; it’s our way of integrating gaming excellence with the opportunity to grow as a student. Playing games is fun, but school should always come first.  

We believe that competitive gaming can change students’ lives for the better. These are the stories we want to celebrate – and yours could be next!

Learn more about our tournament leagues

Our Competitors Get

  • A shot at glory

    Step up, be recognized for your skill, and represent your university on the world stage

  • A chance at scholarships

    Compete for your share of huge scholarship prizes - more than $3M to date

  • Exclusive competitor rewards

    Epic in-game rewards and exclusive gaming apparel, just for competing against other college gamers

  • Unique matchmaking algorithm

    Our open leagues utilize a proprietary MMR system that matches you against the best opponents for your skill level