Esports Battle for the Buffalo Event

Cartoon image of three esports players on a dark blue background.

Published November 14, 2023

Cheer, scream and stream! UBuffalo Esports’ first Battle for the Buffalo was a success!

Battle for the Buffalo | On Saturday, November 11, our varsity esports team hosted their first LAN competition where local teams from rival colleges linked up and plugged in to play Valorant, League of Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch, Smash Crews and Smash Singles.

Over 100 participants from six local collegiate crews (University at Buffalo, Buffalo State, Brockport, Villa Maria, Canisius, D’Youville and Daemen) came to duke it out for prizes and bragging rights. Check out the photo highlights above.

Game UBuffalo Esports Status
1st Place
League of Legends 1st place
Rocket League 2nd Place
1st place
Smash Crews 
1st place
Smash Singles
1st place and 3rd Place

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James Basta, Coordinator of Esports

Student Life

University at Buffalo
150 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: 716-645-5358