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SUNY Canton's eSports teams offer students a chance to participate in video game competitions at the collegiate level. Options include varsity and intramural matches. The College currently participates in HearthStone, League of Legends, OverwatchFortnite, and FIFA. Additional games and teams will be added in the near future.

SUNY Canton eSports LogoSUNY Canton is the first college in New York to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and competes with about 40 other colleges and universities.

Current and prospective students who are interested in learning more about joining SUNY Canton’s eSports program should contact eSports Head Coach Rob Snow (snow117@canton.edu, 315-742-7806.)

New eSports Arena

SUNY Canton has opened the first collegiate esports arena in the State University of New York system. It is one of the largest dedicated gaming installations in the Northeast.

eAthletes play competive games in the new eSports Arena.

The 1,800 square-foot gaming room went online with 25 high-end gaming rigs, SUNY Canton now has the largest installation of Alienware machines in New York state, according to company representatives.

Each station is equipped with ergonomic gaming chairs, multicolored LED backlit mechanical keyboards and mice. The room itself has been retooled with indirect lighting, lockers for the students and a team meeting space that will double as a streaming station for live broadcasts. In addition to the high-end gaming computers, the college added stations with both Sony PS4 Pro and Microsoft Xbox One X consoles to add future gameplay options.

A group of students play League of Legends in the all-new eSports Arena.


Sheathe your sword, draw your deck, and get ready for Hearthstone - the fast- paced strategy card game that's easy to learn and massively fun. Start a free game and play your cards to sling spells, summon creatures, and command the heroes of Warcraft in duels of epic strategy.


League of Legends

Recently recognized as the most played video game in the world—100 million play every month—League of Legends® is a multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA). Players choose a role from an expanding cast of powerful champions and join forces in strategic, fast-paced gameplay to take control of the enemy’s end of the battlefield.

League of Legends

League of Legends Team Photo

Current Roster:

  • Devon D. Balasubramaniam | Goshen, NY
  • Jaden J. Batista | New York, NY
  • Joe M. Canton | Bronx, NY
  • Ryan J. Lee | Cape Charles, VA
  • Thomas J. Nagle | Rochester, NY
  • Juan-Arturo Nunez | Brooklyn, NY


The world needs heroes. Join over 30 million players as you clash on the battlefields of tomorrow. Choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash an array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter. Take your place in Overwatch.



Fortnite Battle Royale is the FREE 100-player PvP mode in Fortnite. One giant map. A battle bus. Fortnite building skills and destructible environments combined with intense PvP combat. The last one standing wins.

Fortnite Battle Royale


There’s no higher level in club football than the UEFA Champions League. Dreams are achieved and legends are made in this historic tournament that showcases the best clubs in the world. FIFA 19 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is infused with the UEFA Champions League, thanks to official match presentation, a variety of tournament experiences that includes the Europa League and Super Cup, and an all-new commentary team in Derek Rae and Lee Dixon.