MSSA MwebDetails of the MWEB Mpumalanga Provincial Championships have been announced.  We’ll just avoid adding unnecessary fluff here and refer you to the full press release below.

Press Release:

MWEB, as part of their continued support for gaming in South Africa, are the headline sponsor for all of the MSSA’s Provincial LAN Championships. In consideration for this sponsorship, the event has officially being named the MWEB Mpumalanga Provincial Championships.

Registrations shall close on  23 May 2013….

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 only if there is space available.

All gamers are reminded that the Championship 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.

Please find attached a Player Registration Form and a Entry Form. The Player Registration Form must be completed by all gamers who have not yet registered and returned to the MSSA.

The championships will also be used as part of the selection process for the 2013 IeSF World Championships.

Championship Details:

·         Hosting Club: HTS Witbank.

·         Venue: HTS Witbank, 10 Beyers Street, Die Heuwel, Witbank (http://www.htswitbank.co.za/Kontak_ons.html)
·         Date: 25 & 26 May 2013

·         Entry Fees: R50.00 per Registered Player per game

·         Computers: Bring your own except for FIFA, TEKKEN, and Gran Turismo

·         Contact person for the LAN: Colin Webster – 073 593 9451

·         Schedule: The LAN Schedule for all 2013 is:

The proposed schedule is:

SATURDAY:

Time

StarCraft II

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Battlefield 3

League of Legends (LoL)

09H00 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
10H30 Round 3 Starts Round 2 Starts Round 2 Starts Round 2 Starts
11H15 Round 4 Starts Round 2 Continues Round 2 Continues Round 2 Continues
12H00 Round 5 Starts Round 3 Starts Round 3 Starts Round 3 Starts
12H45 Round 3 Continues Round 3 Continues Round 3 Continues
13H00

LUNCH

Time

TEKKEN 6

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (continued)

Battlefield 3 (continued)

LoL (continued)

14H00

Round 1 Starts

Round 4 Starts Round 4 Starts Round 4 Starts
14H45

Round 2 Starts

Round 4 Continues Round 4 Continues Round 4 Continues
15H30

Round 3 Starts

Round 5 Starts Round 5 Starts Round 5 Starts
16H15

Round 4 Starts

Round 5 Continues Round 5 Continues Round 5 Continues
17H00

Round 5 Starts

18H00

Awards Ceremony

19H00

Doors Close

SUNDAY:

Time

Dota

CounterStrike 1.6

BLACK OPS

FIFA ’13 (PS3)

09H00 Round 1 Starts Round 1 Starts

Round 1 Starts

Round 1 Starts

09H45 Round 1 Continues Round 1 Continues

Round 1 Continues

Round 2 Starts

10H30 Round 2 Starts Round 2 Starts

Round 2 Starts

Round 3 Starts

11H15 Round 2 Continues Round 2 Continues

Round 2 Continues

Round 4 Starts

12H00 Round 3 Starts Round 3 Starts

Round 3 Starts

Round 5 Starts

12H45 Round 3 Continues Round 3 Continues Round 3 Continues
13H00

LUNCH

Time

Dota (continued)

CounterStrike  (continued)

BLACK OPS
(continued)

14H00 Round 4 Starts Round 4 Starts Round 4 Starts
14H45 Round 4 Continues Round 4 Continues Round 4 Continues
15H30 Round 5 Starts Round 5 Starts Round 5 Starts
16H15 Round 5 Continues Round 5 Continues Round 5 Continues
17H00
18H00

Awards Ceremony

19H00

Doors Close

Details of team sizes, platforms, etc.

Period/genre

Title

Platform

Players

FPS COD 4 PC, Console

5 v 5

CS GO PC

5 v 5

Battlefield 3 PC, Console

8 v 8

Black Ops 2 Console

4 v 4

Black Ops 2 PC

5 v 5

Racing Gran Turismo Console

1 v 1

Sport FIFA ’13 Console

1 v 1

RTS StarCraft II – Heart of the Swarm PC

1 v 1

AOS DotA 2 PC

5 v 5

Fighting Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Console

1 v 1

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.The Period Specific Rules will be released by the MSSA eSports Board of Control shortly. 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: mindsportssa@iafrica.com.

The following Medals may be awarded at the MSSA’s 2012 Gauteng LAN Championship:

  • PREMIER: Medals shall be awarded to the first three players who are registered players.
  • 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.
  • SCHOLARS: Medals shall be awarded to the first three high school scholars, provided they have not received any Premier medals.
  • WOMEN: A Medal will be awarded to the first woman player who did not receive any other medal.

Colours and National Team Trials:

  • 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.