Competitive video gaming — also known as esports — is a rapidly growing industry with amateur, collegiate, and professional levels of competition. Bushnell University is proud to be the University in the state of Oregon to fully recognize and embrace esports.

Similar to traditional athletics, our players earn scholarships to compete in video games against colleges and universities all around North America. We have state of the art training facilities on campus and a dedicated staff that help our players perform at a high level.

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Game Titles

Bushnell Esports competes in a variety of games in the National Association of Collegiate Esports and other organizations.

  • Fortnite
  • Hearthstone
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Rocket League
  • Super Smash Bros.
  • Valorant

Additional games will be supported based upon student interest and demand.

Esports Arena

Your stage. Your practice center. Your home.

A dedicated Esports arena is currently located on-campus in the Burke-Griffeth Residence Hall and features state-of-the-art gaming equipment to ensure our teams can compete at the highest level of competition.


Bushnell Esports is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a nonprofit membership association, consisting of nearly 170 colleges and universities across the country (more than 90 percent of all esports programs in the United States).

Esports Schedule


Bushnell is the first and only college in the state of Oregon to offer athletic scholarships for esports. Players have the opportunity to earn athletic scholarships to compete, similar to those provided to Bushnell’s 16 other athletic teams. To retain the scholarship, each player must be enrolled as a full-time student at Bushnell.

Visit Bushnell

Bushnell University offers a wide variety of visit experiences for prospective students. Plus, students who visit Bushnell will received a $500 visit scholarship toward their first year’s tuition.

Get Recruited

Players interested in joining a team can fill out a recruitment form here.

Apply to Bushnell

High School Seniors, Transfers, and Graduate Students can apply to Bushnell University and become a member of our esports team.

Program Staff

Questions? Connect with a member of our staff today!

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