Harrisburg University’s Esports Program is the University’s first–and only–varsity sport. The varsity team competes in “League of Legends,” “Overwatch” and “Hearthstone.” Team members compete on 40’ screens in its state-of-the-art arena space and receive full scholarships as part of the varsity team.
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) and the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (Whitaker) are partners with HU’s varsity Esports team. Officially serving as the home stadium for HU’s esports arena, practice space, digital locker room, hub for scrimmages, competitions, tournaments, meet-and-greets, and conferences. Whitaker hosts live in large-screen format, 38 feet high and 70 feet wide, with a 3,000 watt 5 channel digital surround sound system, providing seating for 200 people, with room for 700, and space for fans and spectators to attend live matches.