|Simphiwe Maphumulo (MSSA president) awarding CoJ Regional Colours to Blair Hamberger|
The Regional championships are seen as the first step towards entering the mainstream of competitive gaming. the athletes that enter such championships can not only win medals, but can also earn Regional Colours as well as a place in the annual National Team Trials at which the official Protea Team is selected.
At her first ever MSSA championship, Blair Hamberger (of St Andrews) went on to fight her way into first place in the women's section.
A delighted Blair thus received her City of Johannesburg Regional Colours and gold medal from MSSA President, Simphiwe Maphumulo.