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As Tespa members, college students get access to everything they need 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 college campus in the USA or Canada, you can become a Tespa member for free, connect with other students on your campus, earn rare giveaway items, and level up through our member progression program to earn digital benefits! 

Students looking for the ultimate college gaming experience can upgrade to Tespa Plus, an annual membership that offers rare in-game rewards for your favorite games and a set of exclusive Tespa membership gear and apparel.

Register as a free member

Members Can Get

  • Tespa Plus membership

    Our 2018 membership includes a new shirt design, exclusive 30" mousepad, and exclusive in-game rewards for Hearthstone™ and more

  • Member progression rewards

    Level up and earn in-game rewards and partner discounts by staying active on campus and competing in our leagues

  • Loot drops

    Earn loot points through member progression and roll for rare merchandise from our partners

  • Online workshops and events

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

Build better experiences

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 build epic campaigns where chapters across North America can host officially-supported events with Tespa prizes and loot to give away. We also provide unique resources and guides like our Chapter Skill Trees to help your leadership team take your chapter to the next level. Whatever your chapter’s ambitions, we're here to help.

By joining our ever expanding network, you gain access to a wealth of knowledge and community support from over 250 chapters and their leaders. Our leaders meet regularly to discuss best practices and share experiences 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. If you’ve got questions, we have the answers!

Learn more about our chapters

Chapter Leaders Get

  • Welcome kits

    Packages of promotional gear to help you kickstart your recruitment and get you noticed on campus

  • Chapter skill trees

    A unique tutorial and reward system to help your team map out and achieve key goals for your chapter

  • Chapter coordinators

    Year-round mentors to provide personalized support and consultations for any challenge your chapter faces

  • Event support

    Year-round campaign with gaming loot from our partners to support your on-campus events

  • Tespa network

    The world's largest and most talented network of collegiate leaaders to learn from and collaborate with

Achieve your big stage dreams

Tespa is the world's leader in competitive college esports, with 5 year-round gaming leagues and over $3M in scholarships 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