Collegiate esports company PlayFly Esports has announced that the NACE Starleague Fall 2023 grand finals will take place at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.
The Fall finals will be played between December 2nd and 3rd and features 14 varsity esports teams from the United States and Canada. The finals will host matches in Call of Duty, CS2, Overwatch 2, Rainbow Six: Siege, Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.
The NACE Starleague is the largest collegiate esports league in the United States, featuring around 800 colleges and universities across the two countries. The Starleague is organised by esports company Playfly Esports and the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the largest college esports association in North America. The final of the 2023 Spring season took place at Butler University.
According to the organisers of the Starleague, the current season is the most successful one to date, with almost 800 colleges and universities participating in competitions. This is an increase of around 50% when compared to the Spring season of the league. Around 20,000 students participated in the season, with the competitions still happening to decide the playoff teams.
The Boise State University will host the event in its dedicated esports arena, a space created for competition, practice, and gatherings of esports fans and players. The university itself has a strong esports section, boasting several conference titles in various esports titles.
Michael Jones, NACE Director of Operations, commented: “After a successful event at Butler University in the spring we are thrilled to once again bring our Grand Finals to a NACE member school in Boise State.
“These events provide unique opportunities for the host school to showcase their competition and broadcasting facilities and the tremendous work being done by their students and staff.”