All You Need to Know About AcadArena Awards!

All You Need to Know About AcadArena Awards!

AcadArena Awards is our annual recognition for all things campus esports within the Alliance program! Here, we give honor and recognition to the hard work and dedication of the students that keep the flame of campus esports alive. 

The Alliance is our student org support system and nationwide network of schools that gives students resources and guidance to build their campus esports program. Learn more about our G.A.M.E Scholarship, and how we’re able to empower student gamers.

Sneak peeks on 2021 AcadArena plans and special features from other partners will likewise be shown here!

Mark your calendars, AcadArena Awards goes live this Feb. 14, 2021 at 4:00PM on Twitch and Facebook!


Community Selection - Titles here will have three (3) phases of selection: (1) community nominations, (2) AcadArena panel shortlisting, (3) community vote.

  • Overall Best Alliance Organization*: A model Alliance organization that was able to rally their campus community through a show of consistency and quality in their efforts.
  • Breakout Organization of the Year: An organization who has only joined within the last wave who has shown great progress and potential. 
  • Student Esports Athlete of the Year: A model student gamer who has shown great achievement and contribution in campus esports.
  • Student Leader of the Year*: A model student leader who has shown great achievement and contribution in campus esports.
  • Project of the Year: A flagship project organized by an Alliance member organization that made significant impact to the campus esports/gaming community.

Closed Selection - Titles here will be deliberated on by the AcadArena Awards panel based on the record and/or applications submitted of the eligible Alliance members.

  • G.A.M.E Scholar Awardees**: Awarded to students based on silver/gold selection.
  • Family Good Game Grant Awardees: Awarded to students. One student gets a laptop from Acer.
  • School Spirit Award*: Awarded to the organization with the best marketing/content creation efforts relevant to their campus esports community.
  • Team Spirit Award: Awarded to the organization with the best competitive activity in AcadArena tournaments.
  • Alumni Service Award*: Awarded to graduated student/s of an Alliance organization that made a significant contribution to their campus community.

**Only open to 3-star members.

*Only open to 2-star members and up.

Nomination Phase: January 24 4:00PM - January 30 4:00PM

Voting Phase: February 2 4:00PM - February 10 4:00PM

List of Alliance Organizations Eligible for Awards

3-Star Accredited

  • LG Esports from Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)
  • TUP GEAR from Technological University of the Philippines (TUP)
  • Malayan Esports Club from Malayan Colleges Laguna (MCL)
  • Mapua Gaming Society from Mapua University (MU)
  • Oblation Esports from University of the Philippines - Diliman (UPD)
  • Valiant Esports Club from Holy Angel University (HAU)
  • SAGE Esports from University of San Agustin (USA)

2-Star Accredited

  • ADU Game from Adamson University (ADU)
  • Golden Lions from Central Philippine University (CPU)
  • Romancon Gaming from College of St. Benilde (CSB)
  • Ignis from De La Salle University Lipa (DLSL)
  • Junior Philippine Computer Society from Far Eastern University (FEU-A)
  • iTamaraws Esports Club from Far Eastern University (FIT)
  • SULO from Philippine Normal University (PNU)
  • SUSG from Silliman University (SU)
  • ICON from St. Louis University (SLU)
  • STI Mustang Esports from STI - West Negros University (STI-WNU)
  • Warrior's Arena from University of San Carlos (USC)
  • COMSSO from University of the East (UE)
  • WVSU Esports Organization from West Visayas State University (WVSU)

1-Star Accredited

  • Viridis Arcus from De La Salle University - Manila (DLSU)
  • Tamaraws FX from Far Eastern University (FEU)
  • Titans Esports from Liceo de Cagayan University (LDCU)
  • Paradigm Esports from New Era University (NEU)
  • Haribons from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM)
  • Pylon Esports from Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)
  • Jaguars from University of Cordilleras (UC)
  • Rektikano Esports from University of St. La Salle (USLS)
  • Teletigers from University of Sto. Tomas (UST)

We’ll keep this list updated as we announce more things! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated with the latest news about the awards.

Let’s celebrate the efforts of the top campus esports organizations in the Philippines as they set an excellent example for the future of campus esports. Nominations and voting are open to all students from any university!

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