Welcome to the arena!

Tournaments & Gaming

The UNCG Esports Arena opened on April 25, 2022. The 3,300 square foot arena is intentionally designed to engage students both socially and academically. The arena provides UNCG students with a cutting edge learning environment in the field of gaming. From event planning to broadcast production, students have a space to express their creativity while also creating community with fellow gamers on campus.


Square Feet


Gaming PCs


Gaming Console Bays


Oculus Quest 2

Take a peek inside!

LAN Tournaments!

The UNCG Gaming and Esports Club has hosted several LAN style tournaments in 2023; including Valorant, Overwatch, and Apex Legends. Players came from UNCG, UNCC, Cumberland, Elon, and HPU.

Students were able to learn production and broadcast skills for these events through volunteer oppurtunities with Recreation and Wellness.

Club members were able to learn budget building, networking, graphic design, and other 21st century skill through planning and facilitating these LAN tournaments.

UNCG Valorant Varsity placed 1st in their Valorant Invitational and the UNCG Apex Legends LAN had over 60+ student attendees.

Live Well. Game Well.

A healthy gamer is an effective gamer. The well-being of our student gamers is a top priority.
Take your game to the next level and advance your skills on each of these platforms.

Sleep Hygiene

  • Prepare for optimal sleep. Room temperature, lighting, and how much time you allow for sleeping directly affect your motor function and learning capacity.
  • Good snoozing keeps you from losing.

Nutrition / Hydration

  • Eat a balanced and healthy diet – be intentional about what goes into your body.
  • Make time to hydrate.
  • Healthier choices give you more energy to be a better gamer.


  • Follow these three S’s – sip water, stand, and stretch every hour.
  • Utilize the VR machine to move your body.
  • Take game breaks to walk the campus or work out.

Mental Health

  • Take a day off from gaming.
  • Focus on positive messages to combat negative sentiments.
  • Utilize campus resources such as Counseling Services and Recreation & Wellness for an outlet.

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