A wide view of USD Esports arena.

Esports

Join an inclusive community of gamers and collaborate with friends or compete with the best of the best on a regional and national level.

Game On

At USD Esports, we run all things gaming. Our state-of-the-art Esports Arena is in the McKusick Tech Center on the southeast corner of campus, where you’ll have access to 24 PC gaming stations, two console lounges equipped with 65” TV’s, 2 Nintendo Switch Consoles, an Xbox Series X, and a PS5. Bring your roommates or your friends to compete online, in person, or in one of our events co-sponsored by USD Intramurals.

Casual gaming not intense enough for you? Join the USD Esports Club, and rep the Yotes against other universities in the region and across the nation!

The USD Esports Club is a member of the Collegiate Star League, NACE, and the Collegiate Champions League Midwest, competing in game titles like League of Legends, Valorant, Rocket League, Madden, CS:GO, Overwatch 2, Apex: Legends, Rainbow 6: Siege and Call of Duty. Offering 12 student scholarships, the club practices and competes weekly in multiple seasons across multiple conferences.

The club also hosts many recreational events like weekly Super Smash Ultimate Tournaments, monthly events, and participates in Extra Life, a 24 hour livestream fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network, which contributes all proceeds to the Sanford Children’s Castle in Sioux Falls.

Gaming not your thing? The club is on the lookout for members of our production team, who plan, broadcast, stream and shoutcast all club competitions. Come get real life experience in media productions by supporting the club!

Reach out to Connor Singhisen, Director of Esports at connor.singhisen@usd.edu, or the Esports Club at esports@usd.edu with any questions on how you can get involved!

Esports Arena Hours

Monday - Thursday 3 - 11 p.m.
Friday 2 - 12 a.m.
Saturday 12 - 10 p.m.
Sunday 2 - 8 p.m.



 A wide view of the Esports Arena, where players sit at their computers.

Enter the Arena

Take a Virtual Tour of the Esports Arena and explore our top-class facilities.

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Tune in Live

Watch the USD Esports team stream on Twitch to watch our live competitions or past matches.

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