|Players at the recent eThikweni Regional Championships held in July.|
- Participate in a local championship,
- To earn the awards associated with a championship (that is medals and colours), and
- To qualify for National Team Trials.
With all the profits of a Regional Championship going to the host club, it is very easy to see why so many clubs are willing to host a Regional Championship.
A Regional Championship also does not have to have all the events that you will find at a MSSA Provincial Championship. The host club can 'pick-and-choose' which events it wishes to host. Theoretically a host club could host a Regional Championship every single month by just doing one title per event.
The flexibility of a Regional Championship does not stop there either.
There are many titles that do not form part of MSSA's provincial and national championships. It is through the Regional Championships that MSSA can also help quantify the development in any/all of MSSA's disciplines (board games, card games, esports, or wargames) in South Africa as any title may be played at a Regional Championship.
Thus a member club, through the Regional Championships, is more than able to cater for all members of its community by providing ongoing championships throughout the year.
The rules for hosting a Regional Championship are as follows: