History of the association and our goals
How to frame e-sports activities ?
The framework proposed by the French law and the best fit activities including esports is the
creation of an association called “Law of 1901”. This is the most common type of association,
which is used in sports clubs for example. The essence of the law 1901 association is
Why set up an association?
Team Nuit Blanche never stopped since 1996 and is composed of passionate players but also
rigorous responsible(pas sur du tt). For us, the creation of the association was inevitable when
World of cdkeys ( WoCK) decided to sponsorize team Nuit Blanche. This is why, after 17
years of existence, team Nuit Blanche became an law 1901 association in early 2013.
We owe to our sponsors and our players a full transparency about the use of resources
allocated to us, all in a legal and recognized framework.
Moreover, organizing esport events companies (such as ESWC) often rely on associations to
work for them. This allows them to get around the hiring of an temporary job which is
administratively cumbersome, and remunerate directly associations. The creation of the Nuit
Blanche association allows its members to work on international competitions in a perfectly
transparent and legal framework.
What are Nuit Blanche’s goals ?
The creation of the association is fast, just three people are needed for the status of president,
secretary and Treasurer. Articles of association “Nuit Blanche” are registered in the prefecture.
These instructions specify that "aims to enable its members to participate in tournaments online
games in the best possible conditions and ensure the proper functioning of the website for the
The association aims to be a bridge between members and outside agencies involved in
The association also aims to promote an idea of electronic sport where fun and relaxation are in
the center. We wish to highlight an electronic sport as a hobby and not as the main source of
The association has an ultimate objective to offer tournaments online or offline in the sphere of
electronic sports meet criteria just mentioned.