|Team Esports South Africa in action against Romania at IESF's 9th World Championships - Busan.|
The three events left are:
- 23rd North West Championships - 24 & 25 March 2018, and
- MSSA's Annual Online Provincial Championships - 21 April 2018, and
- 17th Mpumulanga Championships - 26 & 27 May 2018.
Trials for any title (period) are always held at the discretion of Mind Sports South Africa.
The venue for the National Team Trials shall be announced within the 1st week of April of each year.
National Team Trials for esports shall be held on 2 and 3 June 2018.
The criteria to qualify for such trials are:
- All Registered Players who win a Regional Championship shall earn an invitation to National Team Trials.
- All Registered Players that score within the top 20% or top three places, whichever is greater, in a specific Period at a Provincial or National Championship shall earn an invitation to National Team Trials.
- All players who are members of the current Protea Squad automatically earn a berth at the National Team Trials (NTT) should they have met their obligations in terms of participation at MSSA events.