|Thomas Brown at IeSF's 2016 Referee's Course in Yinchuan, China.|
In 2016 Mind Sports South Africa's (MSSA) candidate (Thomas Brown) participated in the first international referee workshop in Yinchuan on 12 May 2016.
Thomas went on to be the first South African to referee a major esports event in Beijing in the Olympic Tennis Stadium.
Details of the International Referee Workshop are as follows:
- Date: December 2nd or 3rd week (TBD)
- Location: IESF Secretariat, Busan, Korea
- Support: Flight, Accommodation, Meals during respective schedule
- With minimum experience of tournament operations of 2years, over 10 esports events
- Referee candidate(s) need to be recommended by the National Federation for an official Referee License
- Speak English(Fluent)
- Valid passport