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Join Tespa

It's easy to become a Tespa member. Join us at our member portal to get involved in the action!

How do I join an existing chapter?

  1. Find a Chapter

    Finding an established Tespa chapter close to you is the first step. Contacting the chapter leaders will have you on your way.

  2. Contact the Leader

    The leader will help set up your Tespa account with that chapter and start the process.

    Let us know if you have trouble contacting your school's chapter.

  3. Get Going

    Once you’re connected to your chapter, visit MyTespa to finish registration (including dues payment) and start enjoying those benefits.

    That’s it! Now go play some games, already.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who creates my account?

    Any leader for the Tespa chapter at any school can create your online account. Get in touch with him or her, and be sure to include your email address.

  • How much does it cost to join Tespa?

    Creating a Tespa chapter at your university is completely free. Optional Tespa membership dues for officers and members are $20 USD per academic year. Members can submit payment directly to their chapter leader or use PayPal to pay online at  MyTespa. Your dues are used to support our programs, provide great benefits to our campus communities and host top-notch competitive events. 

  • My School Doesn't have a Chapter. What can I do?

    No problem! Learn more about starting a new chapter on your campus.

  • I have more questions…

    And we have more answers! Contact the Tespa team directly with any additional questions not addressed here.

How do I start a new chapter?

  1. Submit an Application

    First, submit a chapter application during the enrollment period, or sign up to receive a reminder for when it opens. Each year, there are specific open enrollment periods when future college esports leaders can bring Tespa to their campus.

    The application period for the 2017-2018 school year will be open from April 3rd, 2017 until June 19th, 2017.

  2. Get Approved, Get Started

    We're looking for the most passionate, well-organized and driven folks out there! Upon approval, Tespa leaders will follow up with more information on next steps.

    To check the status of your application, visit MyTespa.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many people do I need to apply to be a chapter?

    Enthusiasm for college gaming is most important, but we recommend that you have 10 people in your group to get started. There’s strength—and fun—in numbers when it comes to Tespa.

  • Can I convert an existing student group into a new Tespa chapter?

    Yes! If you are already a member of a gaming-related student group on your campus, it's easy to become a Tespa chapter. Submit a chapter application during open enrollment!

  • Do I need to be an officially recognized student group at my school before I apply?

    Yes, you need to be recognized by your school as a registered student organization for your prospective chapter to be considered.

  • I have more questions...

    And we want to hear them! Contact the Tespa team with any additional questions you might have.