The Collegiate Star League is already a growing name in Esports. Allowing to create a collegiate esports team on your campus for various games including DOTA2, League of Legends, Overwatch, and Hearthstone, the brand has already become well known within esports circles and continues to grow.

Now, they are setting their sights on Madden. It was announced yesterday that the CSL would be partnering with EA Sports to create a Madden NFL tournament for their growing league, with this being their first move into console gaming. University students will now have a chance to represent their schools in the football game and go for a chance at $10,000 in prize money.

Registration is now open for the league that begins on February 11th. The tournament will be available on both Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The event will use Draft Champions mode, and the top four from each console will be flown out to the finals.

With EA Sports’ push into the esports arena over the last year, it’s exciting to see partnerships like this push it even further in the limelight. Perhaps we’ll be seeing more moves deeper in the esports realm with partnerships with MLG and ESL next. The sky is currently the limit for Madden.

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Corey Lanier
A gamer since birth, a sports fanatic, and a full time writer, and streamer. More well known in the fighting game community for his contributions in Street Fighter V and Street Fighter II under the tag “Missing Person,” he is an avid player of the NHL and Madden series. When he is not busy writing for various sites, he spends his time watching hockey, football, or streaming on Twitch. He has also spent time as a Street Fighter caster, with his most famous role being a commentator in Street Fighter Crash on SpoTV in Korea.