Ontario Tech Esports captured the first-ever U SPORTS Gaming title at the preliminary Valorant Open Tournament held Aug. 21-22 on PC.

Ontario Tech defeated the Queen’s Esports Association 2-1 in the best-of-three final, while the University’s of Windsor’s Lancer Gaming went on to finish third after defeating uOttawa Esports in the consolation match, following the single elimination semifinal round.

The inaugural event was the first of a new three-year partnership between U SPORTS and CSL Esports, operator of the nation’s largest collegiate esports league.

All players competed in the new NACE StarLeague, a multi-company partnership between CSL Esports, the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and industry leaders Nerd Street and Mainline boasting the largest collegiate esports league in North America with more than 14,500 students from 600 colleges and universities.

For full tournament results click here. The 2021-22 U SPORTS Gaming season begins this fall.