Episode 92

UCI Esports Director Mark Deppe, on NCAA's Involvement in College Esports, Growing the UCI Program, and More


January 29th, 2021

39 mins 19 secs

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About this Episode

University of California Irvine has already built a legacy in collegiate esports. With multiple national championships, top-line research and a wide supporting program, there is no argument UCI is one of the most developed college esports programs in the US. In this show, Mark Deppe, who has been at the helm of UCI Esports since its inception joins to talk about NCAA's involvement in college esports, how games are chosen and the roadblocks preventing varsity esports programs from going widespread.

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