Play eSport and win money for your school

Picture was taken prior to covid-19
Picture was taken prior to covid-19

Now that we’re spending more time indoors, eSport is a great way for kids to keep busy and boost brain power – plus the extra practise might come in handy for the upcoming eSport tournament in July 2020.

Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) joined forces with North-West University (NWU) to host a sport battle that channels your energy mentally online, with games that many grew up playing. Now these games are officially recognised as eSport and you could win big without having to leave home!

More about MSSA

Mind Sports South Africa, the national governing body of mind sports, is an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) and is recognised by the department of sport and recreation.

ESport includes games such as FIFA 20, Tekken 7, Dota 2, League of Legends, Street Fighter, Counter-Strike:Go and online war games such as Pike & Shot. Leave the bat and ball – eSport involves console gaming, mobile gaming, PSP gaming and PC gaming!

Many learners have been able to earn regional, provincial and national colours which have allowed them to get bursaries and first-class educations. Now you can too!

Join the NWU MSSA 2020 eSport school tournament

The entry fee is R35 a player and the payout is fantastic! Three schools stand a chance to win R5 000 each and one learner could win a R30 000 bursary at NWU. The tournament will be streamed on This year there are three school team competitions: 

eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 (PES) – R5 000

Paladins – R5 000

Dota 2 – R5 000

Street Fighter V – bursary of R30 000

Date: 17 July 2020

To get your school club affiliated and for more information, email for everything you need to flex your skills and win big.

Happy gaming!

Competition closing date: 10 July 2020

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