|Alasdair Donaldson (on the right) of the BOO! Protea Esports Team demolishing his opponent from Namibia.|
While it is true that the team is only selected after the annual National Team Trials every year, such system provides all athletes who qualify for such trials with the opportunity to be selected.
It must be remembered that MSSA always tries to select the best possible teams to represent South Africa. Thus an athletes may not be selected in his/her first attempt at ‘Trials’ as the Selectors may not consider the athletes to be quite ready for the rigours of international competition.
Win a Regional Championship, and/or
Finish in the top 3, or top 20%, of a Provincial or National Championship (whichever is greater), and/or
Have represented South Africa in the Protea Team in 2017.