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Welcome to the Arizona Esports Arena

Welcome to the campus destination for anyone who loves video games. Whether you are after casual gaming, hanging out with friends, or competitive esports, the Arizona Esports Arena has it all. Play where the Arizona Esports teams practice! We offer a pay-per-hour option for ANYONE to game on our state of the art PCs. Want to run an event? We do that too. The Arizona Esports Arena is your place to be for all things gaming!

Visit us on the lowest level of the SUMC in Rm 138.

Contact the Arizona Esports Arena at
Contact us at phone number (520) 621-1450.
Join our Esports Arena Discord.
Follow us on Twitch to see live broadcasts!

Hours Of Operation

We will be closed from 3/4 to 3/12 for Spring Break!
We will resume normal hours on 3/13.
Enjoy the break, see you then!

11am - 9pm Monday - Friday
1pm - 8pm Weekends
Closed on university recognized holidays

Gaming Rates

Varsity Esports

The University of Arizona is proud to have launched the Arizona Esports program! This program includes academic courses that are available now! They also have varsity esports teams for a variety of different games. Interested in taking a class or trying out for a team? Find more information at


All customers at the Arizona Esports Arena will be required to read, understand, and sign our user agreement form the first time they create an account with us. A copy of that agreement can be found below. We will have copies available to sign in person but feel free to read and fill out the form ahead of time!

PC Specs

CPU: Intel Core i7-10700f
Graphics card: MSI GeForce RTX 3060
*20% of our systems have RTX 3070s and are "competition" machines
Memory: 16 GB running at 3200 MHz
Monitor: ViewSonic XG2705 144hz
Keyboard: Viper Gaming V770 RGB Mechanical
Mouse: Viper Gaming V570 Blackout
Headphones: Currently Unavailable
Running on Windows 10
*Gamers are encouraged to bring their own peripherals if they choose!

Games Available

The games listed below are pre-downloaded on every system. Customers may choose to use some of their time to download and install other games they own

PC Preinstalled

Aim LabApex LegendsBattlefield 2042*Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2*
Call of Duty: WarzoneCall of Duty: Vanguard*CS:GODestiny 2
Dota 2FortniteHalo: InfiniteHearthstone
League of LegendsLost ArkOverwatch 2Rainbow 6: Siege*
Rocket LeagueSplitgateValorant
    *: Indicates that we have premade accounts available for these games that customers do not have to pay for.
    : With Campus League Unlocked.

Playstation Games

Battlefield 1Call of Duty: VanguardCall of Duty: Infinite WarfareCall of Duty: WWII
Dissidia Final Fantasy NTDragon Ball FighterZFIFA 17FIFA 23
Mortal Kombat XLNBA 2K17NBA 2K19NBA 2K23
Overwatch Origins EditionRocket LeagueSpider-ManTekken 7
EA Sports FC 24NBA 2K24Helldivers 2
    * Playstation Plus is available!

Xbox Games

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIIIFIFA 18FIFA 19Forza Horizon 3
Gears of War 4Halo: The Master ChiefInjustice 2Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2
Madden NFL 17Madden NFL 23Marvel vs Capcom: InfiniteNBA 2K18
Star Wars Battlefront IIMadden NFL 24

Nintendo Switch Games

ARMSKirby Star AlliesMario Kart 8 DeluxeMario Golf: Super Rush
Mario Party SuperstarsMario + Rabbids Kingdom BattleMario Strikers: Battle LeagueMario Tennis Aces
New Super Mario Bros. U DeluxeNintendo Switch SportsSuper Mario PartySuper Smash Bros. Ultimate
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildThe Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
    * Nintendo Switch Online is available!

This list is a history of events that occured in the Arizona Esports Arena.
Date Type Name Game Winner Pictures Stream
4/15/2023 Tournament Arizona Esports Arena Valorant Tournament Spring 2023 Valorant Chimera Red N/A
4/3/2023-4/7/2023 Event/Leaderboard Student Appreciation Week Spring 2023 League of Legends, Apex Legends, Valorant, Fortnite and Open Play TedKetcham






12/03/2022 Tournament Microsoft Excel Collegiate Challenge 2022 Microsoft Excel -Teams Competition: The Ohio State University

-Individuals Competition: Isaac Lee
Photos Stream
9/10/2022 Tournament Dorm League Fall 2022 Valorant Washed N/A
8/26/2022 Event Back to School Launch Party Fall 2022 Fall Guys, Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and Open Play N/A Photos
4/13/2022 Event Microsoft DRC Open House Open Play N/A Photos
4/9/2022 Tournament Coca-Cola Open Spring 2022 League of Legends ARAM Flash on F







2/6/2022 Tournament Dorm League Fall 2021 Rocket League KBM Masters


Ki Yhun

Slim Jim

Core Values

[Coming Soon]

Event Reservations

The Arizona Esports Arena is the perfect place for gaming related events! It is also great for clubs to do meetings or gatherings! Please contact our Event Planning Office using the links below for pricing, availability, and reservations.

We ask for a minimum of 2 weeks' notice from the date of the event. Reservations are subject to availability. Please mention that you are requesting the Esports Arena in the comments of the form.

Looking to get involved?

Look no further than the student run esports club! You will find a welcoming community full of people who love all things gaming and esports. They also run events throughout the year with fun competitions and giveaways. Connect with them here.

Parking Information


Is the Esports Arena only used for competitions?

  No. The Esports Arena is open to all students and the general public for all kinds of gaming, casual or competitive.

Do I have to own any of the games to play them at the Esports Arena?

  No, the Esports Arena has accounts for select game titles. A full list is available on this webpage. For most esports titles you can create and account and play for free! If you do own games we do not have installed, you are more than welcome to download and play them.

Do we have varsity teams for esports?

  Yes, we do. The University Arizona has 4 varsity teams. More information on this can be found at

Can I play for free?

  Typically, no. This is a pay-per-hour service that provides a hassle-free gaming experience. Occasionally, we will host events that are free to sign up and participate in. Additionally, we have limited lounging space that you can relax in for free.

Do you offer military discount?

  Unfortunately, we do not offer military discount.

What happens with the hours I paid If I didn't use them? Can I get a refund?

  Hours that are not used are banked into your account. The next time you come in, let staff know that you still have time, you will be seated right away and can continue gaming. Monetary refunds are not provided, issues are resolved by fixing time.

Can I bring food to the Esports Arena?

  No, meals in the Esports Arena are prohibited. Snacks are okay in the lounging area, but food is never allowed at a gaming station. Drinks need to be in a sealed cup and will always be kept in the left side of the desks.

Can I bring my own console?

  The only console you are allowed to bring and dock into our gaming stations is the Nintendo Switch. However, you will still be charged the hourly rate for the station.

Can I bring my own equipment (peripherals)?

  Yes! Students who prefer to use their own peripherals are encouraged to bring their own.

Can I bring my own games?

  Yes! You can bring your own games for consoles and download games you already own into the computers. You will still be charged the hourly rate for the stations.

What kind of equipment (peripherals) do you have for people to use?

  Peripherals that students can check out include keyboards, mice, mousepads, PS5 and PS4 controllers, XBOX Controllers, and various Nintendo Switch peripherals. We currently do not have any headsets for customers to use.

What consoles do you have?

  We have 1 PlayStation 5, 1 XBOX Series X and 2 Nintendo Switches.

Can I bring my own laptop/console and play in the arena for free?

  No. Since we are a pay-per-hour service, students or general public are not allowed to bring their own consoles and laptops to play games in the space during normal operating hours. Exceptions may be made for events.

Do you have job openings?

  All job openings are posted via Handshake at

Do you host any tournaments or events?

  We do! To keep up with events in the arena feel free to look at our calendar or discord.

Can I rent the space? Can I host my own tournament? Do you have reservations?

  Yes, we have renting options for private events in which you can decide to use the space how you would like. Pricing will be decided based on the scope of the event, and the event reservation form is linked on our website.

Do you have a twitch channel?

  We do! Feel free to follow and subscribe to the University of Arizona's twitch to keep up with all the events we have in the space!

Can I stream from the arena?

  Unfortunately, at this time we do not have a streaming booth or station setup for general use. This is something that is planned for the future.

Is there an age limit/restriction?

  No. People of all ages are welcome. If you are under 18, you will need a parent, guardian, or chaperone to sign our User Agreement Form.

What happens if I am disabled? Can I use the arena?

  Yes! Our Arena is ADA and DRC compliant! We also have specific accessibility controllers and joysticks available upon request.

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