Monday, 16 March 2020

Western Cape Online Provincial Championships: a response to a crises - 28 March 2020.

Even with the situation as it is, players may still participate in a Western Cape Championships (28  March 2020) to earn a spot in the national team - even if it is from the safety of home.
With President Cyril Ramaphosa via a nationally televised address on Sunday March 15, 2020 declaring coronavirus a national disaster, Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) has heeded to the call.

MSSA will thus be doing its first Online Provincial Championships on 28 March 2020.


MSSA's popular LAN Provincial Championships has thus not been replaced by this event, the LAN Championship has merely been delayed until the situation permits as, due to government regulation, no venue may have more than 100 people. Thus MSSA will relook at a date for the Western Cape LAN Championships.

MSSA's 1st Western Cape Online Provincial Championships, which will offer local players the opportunity to qualify for selection to the national squad and for the Protea Team that will attend IESF's World Championships to be held in Eilat in November 2020.


In order to participate, the majority of each team must consist of players who reside in Western Cape. However, in the case of players who play 1v1 games, only Western Cape residents are eligible to enter.


The championship shall be held on 28 March 2020.


Game titles to be played are:



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Paladins PC/PS4Round 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 Starts
LUNCH
Round 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
FIFA’20Round 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2020Round 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
HearthStoneRound 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
Street Fighter VRound 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
Clash RoyalRound 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
Counter-Strike: GORound 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
League of Legends (LoL)Round 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
DotA 2Round 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts
TEKKEN 7Round 1 StartsRound 2 StartsRound 3 StartsRound 4 StartsRound 5 Starts


Tournament Structure:

As per the MSSA's rules, being:

    • If less than six teams, the championship shall be a Round Robin Championship

    • If 6 to 10 teams enter the championship there shall be four rounds as played to the Swiss System

    • If 11 or more teams enter the championship there shall be five rounds as played to the Swiss System

Eligibility:

    • Any team consisting of players who are Registered Players affiliated to a MSSA member club may enter.

    • The majority of each team must consist of players who reside in Western Cape. 
    • In the case of players who play 1v1 games, only Western Cape residents are eligible to enter.

Entry fee:

    • Entry is R35.00 per Registered Player.

    • Only fully-paid-up Registered Players may participate in this event.

Entries:

Medals:


Medals shall be handed over to winners at the next MSSA LAN that they attend. 


      MALE:

    • PREMIER: Medals shall be awarded to the first three teams.

    • UNDER 24: Medals shall be awarded to the first three teams that have not won a Premier medal and which are comprised entirely of students currently registered at any officially recognised University.

    • SCHOLARS: Medals shall be awarded to the first three teams of learners currently registered at any officially recognised school, provided they have not received any Premier medals. 

        FEMALE:
    • PREMIER: Medals shall be awarded to the first three teams.

    • UNDER 24Medals shall be awarded to the first three teams that have not won a Premier medal and which are comprised entirely of students currently registered at any officially recognised University.

    • SCHOLARS: Medals shall be awarded to the first three teams of learners currently registered at any officially recognised school, provided they have not received any Premier medals.

Colours:

    • Protea Colours: Only Players that are selected to represent South Africa in International Championships may earn National Colours if the Protea Colours Board's criteria are met.

    • National Colours: All Players that win all of their Matches at a National Championship will earn National Colours.

    • Provincial Colours: All Players that win all of their Matches at a Provincial Championship will earn Provincial Colours. All Players who score within the top 50% in a specific Period at a Provincial Championship, and who also score within the top 50% at a National Championship in the same period and in the same year, will earn Provincial Colours.

General:

    • The championship shall be played on: 28 March 2020

    • The first round will start at 09H00. Players shall be given 60 minutes to complete each round.

    • The championship is accredited as being of the same status as a provincial championship. 

    • The championship shall be used for the awarding of provincial colours;

    • The championship shall be used for the awarding of medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in Premier, Under 24, and School categories;

    • The championship shall be used for the ability to qualify for National Team Squad.

    • All medals shall be awarded to the recipients at a MSSA LAN championships.

Umpires:

    • Umpires may only be contacted over Skype on the day of competition. Any communication not on the Skype channel shall not be entered into.

Entries:

Ladder:

    • For games to count for the National Ladder, teams must advise the Umpires before the start of each match.

Shout casting:

    • MSSA shall decide who may shout-cast the games.

    • Anybody wishing to be appointed as a Shout-Caster must apply in writing tomindsportssa@iafrica.com

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