Congratulations Université Laval
2018 National Champions!

Hundreds of collegiate teams entered.
Only one emerged victorious.
Université Laval are your 2018 Heroes of the Dorm!

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Win Epic Prizes

Gaming Computer System

The top four teams that make it to the Heroic Four Event will be awarded a custom gaming rig brought to them by ASUS ROG.

Bracket Challenge

The Bracket Challenge is on now - invite your friends to play along! All entrants earn free goodies, but only one winner gets the $10,000 grand prize. If you can correctly predict all 63 matches, you’ll win $1,000,000!

Competition Overview

  1. 1


    Open January 22 – February 5
    • Start a new team or find an open spot on a roster at your school. Heroes of the Storm is free to play, so start practicing!
    • Full-time students at four-year colleges and universities in the United States and Canada are eligible—see complete rules for details.
    • Registration for our premier bracket has closed, but you can still join a team in our Open League!
  2. 2

    Season Play

    February 5 – March 8
    • Teams will be split up into Regions of 12-16 teams.
    • Each week, all eligible teams will play one game within their Region and one game outside of their Region.
    • At the end of the regular season, the top performing teams will be seeded into the Round of 64 in the National Championship Bracket, alongside Regional champions.
  3. 3

    Regional Championships

    March 11
    • Each Region plays in their own single-elimination bracket.
    • Teams fight through their local bracket to claim the Regional Championship and earn Balance.
    • Region Champions are automatically seeded into the National Championship Bracket.
  4. 4

    Bracket Play

    March 28 – April 19
    • The top performing teams from the Regional Championships and Season Play are placed into a Round of 64 National Championship Bracket.
    • All rounds of the National Championship Bracket will be broadcast on Twitch.
    • Win $1,000,000 for submitting the perfect bracket by predicting match outcomes in the Heroes of the Dorm Bracket Challenge. View brackets.
  5. 5

    The Heroic Four

    May 12
    • The four surviving teams advance to the Heroic Four live event.
    • The Heroic Four features two semifinals and an epic championship clash in a weekend celebration of college esports.
    • Watch the action from home or join us in person for the thrilling conclusion and the crowning of the Heroes of the Dorm National Champion.