|Gamers in action at the 2016 Mpumulanga Championships.|
The championship also counts as a qualifier for the MSSA's National Team Trials, and it is the last event before such trials.With the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) having already announced that CounterStrike: GO and League of Legends shall be two of the official titles in the only international nation-based championships in the world, those who have not yet qualified for MSSA's National Team Trials have one last chance to do so.
Registrations will close on the 20 May 2017. Players who wish to compete in any of MSSA's Championships are advised to complete their annual registration forms so that they may registered as Registered Players as soon as possible. Late entries will be accepted in exceptional circumstances.
All gamers are reminded that the Mpumulanga championships is an open championship.In other words any registered player is entitled to enter the championship – no matter where they live, or their category of membership. If you have any queries, please contact the MSSA.
Hosting Club: HTS Witbank
- Venue: HTS Witbank, Beyers Road, Witbank
- Date: 27 & 28 May 2017
- Entry Fees: R60.00 per Registered Player per Period
- Entries: Clubs must use the entry form on Google Drive to enter their teams/players.
- Computers: Bring your own. Please ensure that all game updates are done prior to arrival. No updates shall be done at the event.
- Schedule: The LAN Schedule for all Provincial events in 2017 is:
|Time||StarCraft II||PES (Pro Evolution Soccer)||Battlefield 1||Hearthstone|
Ultimate Street Fighter V
|Counter Strike GO|
|09H00||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts|
|09H45||Round 2 Starts||Round 1 Continues||Round 1 Continues||Round 1 Continues||Round 2 Starts||Round 1 Continues|
|10H30||Round 3 Starts||Round 2 Starts||Round 2 Starts||Round 2 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 2 Starts|
|11H15||Round 4 Starts||Round 2 Continues||Round 2 Continues||Round 2 Continues||Round 4 Starts||Round 2 Continues|
|12H00||Round 5 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 3 Starts|
|12H45||Round 3 Continues||Round 3 Continues||Round3|
|Round 3 Continues|
|Time||TEKKEN TTII||PES (continued)||Battlefield 1||Hearthstone (continued)||Counter Strike GO (continued)|
|14H00||Round 1 Starts||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts|
|14H45||Round 2 Starts||Round 4 Continues||Round 4 Continues||Round 4 Continues||Round 4 Continues|
|15H30||Round 3 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts|
|16H15||Round 4 Starts||Round 5 Continues||Round 5 Continues||Round 5 Continues||Round 5 Continues|
|17H00||Round 5 Starts|
|Time||Dota||League of Legends (LoL)||FIFA '17||Mortal Kombat X||VainGlory|
|09H00||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts||Round 1 Starts|
|09H45||Round 1 Continues||Round 1 Continues||Round 2 Starts||Round 2 Starts||Round 2 Starts|
|10H30||Round 2 Starts||Round 2 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 3 Starts|
|11H15||Round 2 Continues||Round 2 Continues||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts|
|12H00||Round 3 Starts||Round 3 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts|
|12H45||Round 3 Continues|
|Time||Dota (continued)||LoL (continued)||FIFA '17 (continued)||Mortal Kombat X (continued)|
|14H00||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts||Round 4 Starts|
|14H45||Round 4 Continues||Round 4 Continues||Round 4 Continues||Round 4 Continues|
|15H30||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts||Round 5 Starts|
|16H15||Round 5 Continues||Round 5 Continues||Round 5 Continues||Round 5 Continues|
Rules and Regulations: All Rules and Regulations pertaining to eSports are available from the MSSA. Players are strongly advised to familiarise themselves with the LAN League Bylaws and all Period Specific Rules. If any Player wishes to provide advice regarding the drafting of the Period Specific Rules they are encouraged to contact the eSBoC who will take all comments into account.
- PREMIER: Medals shall be awarded to the first three players who are registered players.
- SCHOLARS: Medals shall be awarded to the first three high school scholars, provided they have not received any Premier medals.
- UNIVERSITY:Medals shall be awarded to the first three players who are currently registered at any officially recognised University, provided the players have not received any Premier Medals.
- WOMEN: Women will be awarded medals as per the same basis as above, that is in all three categories.
- 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.
- National Team Trials: All Players that score within the top 20% or top three places, whichever is greater, in a specific Period at a Provincial or National Championship will earn an invitation to National Team Trials. National Team Trials shall be held in the event that a National Team must be selected to represent South Africa when competing in such Period in an International Championship.
Colin Webster General Secretary Mind Sports South Africa P O Box 19275 FISHER'S HILL 1408 Tel: 011 828 4994 Fax: 086 672 1911 Cell: 073 593 9451 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.mindsportsa.co.za Twitter: @mindsportssa Skype: colin.webster4 Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) is an affiliate of the South African Confederation of Sport and Olympic Committee. The MSSA is responsible for the good governance and promotion of Board games (such as Backgammon, Diplomacy, Checkers, Draughts, Morabaraba, etc), eSports (whether they are played on 'cell phones, Sony® PSP?s, personal computers or similar), and Historical figure games (also known as wargames).