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Esport Bootcamp


Dates: August 7th - August 10th, 2018.

Audience: The target audience for this boot camp is students entering grades 7 – 12.

NIU is proud to announce our first esports summer boot camp. Do you like to play video games? Have you watched other people play video games on sites like Twitch.tv? Find out more about how you can play video games competitively in college. Learn beginning and advanced techniques for streaming your own game play.

Discover how to use your video game skill to get into college and prepare for a career! With advice and coaching from our NIU Esports Club President and guest lecturers, you’ll advance your video game skills and be ready to put into practice what you learn in just one short week.


Join the Fun

  • Play games!
  • Learn more about competitive esports.
  • Explore collegiate and professional opportunities.
  • Practice team building, strategy and competitive gaming skills.
  • Try your hand at several popular esports games.
  • Tune into twitch.tv.

Time:10am to 4pm.

Lunch:Participants are asked to bring a lunch or they can purchase a lunch at Einstein Bagels on the lower level of Founders Library.

Location:Northern Illinois University, Founders Memorial Library, Digital Convergence Lab (DCL) Room 338. Participants need to come up to the third floor of the NIU library to room 338 between 9:45 and 10AM. Visitor parking is available next to the library for $5 per day.

Program Fees:Cost for participation in this program is $150. We only have space for 20 participants, so early registration is recommended.

Contact: dcl@niu.edu or call 815-753-0673


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