July 16, 2024
National Team Trials

Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) has chosen March 25 as the date for the National Team Trials for the 15th World Esports Championships (WEC) of the International Esports Federation (IESF). The nation’s top teams will compete in the event, which will be held entirely online, for the opportunity to represent their nation on the international stage.

The teams will be fighting for the chance to represent South Africa in Tekken 7, PUBG Mobile, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), or Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. The registration deadline is today, March 24, at midnight, so if you and your team think you have what it takes to rule South Africa and the rest of the world, you still have time to sign up for the National Team Trials.

The following are the entry requirements for National Teams Trials, as stated by Mind Sports South Africa:

  1. Entry is R100.00 per Registered Player.
  2. Only fully-paid-up Registered Players may participate in this event.
  3. Entries for National Team Trials must be submitted by midnight on 24 March 2023.
  4. To enter, the club must complete the Google Drive document.
  5. The entry form may be found on Google Drive. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_ERR6815uVjSMu4t5KkRxYqGJ_AA88kkz31qRgksASc/edit#gid=287696184
  6. Clubs are to download the entry form, completed the downloaded form, and e-mail it to Mind Sports South Africa at [email protected]
  7. Players making themselves eligible for selection, shall submit copies of their valid Passports with their other documentation to the National Team Manager upon meeting the above criteria for selection.
  8. Players who have reached the age of majority may find the necessary forms on https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NHcMGH5G97JA-UbMejpH5AnYjZ4eRChV/edit
  9. Players who have not yet reached the age of majority may find the necessary forms on https://docs.google.com/document/d/10OcmITrUHuNx298zZUdDoVuWvstJFyHa/edit

The Documents required are as follows:

  • Copy of South African Passport.
  • Signed Senior or Junior Contract (Please note a parent or guardian will need to sign if the player is under 18 years of age).rs
  • Copy of an Unabridged Birth Certificate for players under the age of 18
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

For further information, please contact MSSA at [email protected]