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Your go-to article for 2016’s SA eSports events

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The South African eSports scene looks set for a great year ahead with an abundance of tournaments, events, LANs and online competitions. If you are looking to get in on the action, then you are going to need a calendar with a list of all the local gaming events that you will be able to find in South Africa. Well, no need to worry, because you have come to the right place.

The South African eSports calendar has been put together to keep you informed about some of the latest information about events in your area. If you have an event that you would like to see added to the calendar, please let us know. You can do so by dropping a comment in the section below. Please include a link to your event page and we will take the rest from there. 

Below you will be able to find all the events that we could get our hands on. A large chunk of the event below was found via the Zombiegamer.co.za website, who were kind enough to share the event information with us. 

February

Gamers Anonymous Clan Cyber Lan-Party 

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Bothasig Sports Fields, Western Cape
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R200 per person, R70 Spectators
  • Dates: 5 February - 7 February
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook 

MSSA Online inter-school provincial championships

  • Games: CS:GO, DOTA, FIFA, Hearthstone, League of Legends, StarCraft, Tekken Tag 2
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC and PS4
  • Entry Fee:  Free
  • Dates: 16 February 
  • Social Media: Events Page

Game Arena Dota 2 1v1 Tournament 

  • Games: Dota 2
  • Event Location: Centurion, Gauteng 
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R100 per player
  • Dates: 6 February
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

MWEB GameZone Master Series Black Ops 3 First Recon Tournament

  • Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 8 February - 21 February
  • Social Media: Event Page

Cooler Master Hearthstone February Cup 

  • Games: HearthStone
  • Event Location: Centurion, Gauteng
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R50 per tournament
  • Dates: 11th February
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

Orena GWZA Season 1 Centuary Cup 

  • Games: CS:GO
  • Event Location: Centuary City, Cape Town 
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: Invitational
  • Dates: 13 February
  • Social Media: Event Page 

Game Arena's 1v1 League of Legends Valentine Cup 

  • Games: League of Legends
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC 
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 13 February
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

FIFA Champs FIFA 16 Tournament 

  • Games: FIFA 16
  • Event Location: Century City, Cape Town
  • Platform: PS4
  • Entry Fee: R80 per player
  • Dates: 20 February
  • Social Media: Event Link | Facebook

Crucial Cup

  • Games: DOTA 2, Battlefield 4, CS:GO 
  • Event Location: Online 
  • Platform: PC 
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 21 February - 10 February
  • Social Media: Website | Facebook

Mad Hatter Rocket League, League of Legends and Brawlhalla Tournaments

March 

#CharityEnduro Event

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Grand West , Cape Town 
  • Platform: PS4 
  • Entry Fee: R100 per person
  • Dates: 5 March - 6 March
  • Social Media: Event page

Rage Cape Town

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Grand West Casino 
  • Platform: All
  • Entry Fee: R550 per person 
  • Dates: 18 March - 20 March 
  • Social Media: Event Page| Facebook | Website

MSSA North West Championships 

  • Games: Fifa 16, StarCraft 2, CS:GO, DOTA 2, HearthStone, League of Legends, Tekken Tag Tournament 2
  • Event Location: TBA
  • Platform: PC & PS4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 5 March - 6 March
  • Social Media: Events Page 

April

GAC LAN Party

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Bothasig, Western Cape
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R200 per person
  • Dates: 8 April - 10 April
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

MSSA Online Championship 

  • Games: DOTA 2, CS:GO, League of Legends 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 16 April
  • Social Media: Events Page 

Do Gaming League Leg 1

  • Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Battlefield 4, Hearthstone, Rocket League 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC, PS4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: Tournament starts 25 April 
  • Social Media: Website 

MSSA Kwa-Zulu Natal Championships 

  • Games: Fifa 16, StarCraft 2, CS:GO, DOTA 2, HearthStone, League of Legends, Tekken Tage Tournament 2
  • Event Location: TBA
  • Platform: PC & PS4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 5 March - 6 March
  • Social Media: Events Page 

May

Geekfest 2016

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Linksfield, Johannesburg
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: R100 per day per person
  • Dates: 7 May - 8 May 
  • Social Media: Event Page | Website 

MSSA Mpumalanga Championships

  • Games: DOTA 2, CS:GO, League of Legends 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 16 April
  • Social Media: Events Page 

Do Gaming League Leg 2

  • Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Battlefield 4, Hearthstone, Rocket League 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC, PS4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: Tournament starts 30 May
  • Social Media: Website 

June 

MSSA Free State Championship 

  • Games: DOTA 2, CS:GO, League of Legends 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 25 June
  • Social Media: Events Page 

July 

GAC Cyber LAN Party

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Bothasig, Western Cape
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R200 per person
  • Dates: 1 July - 3 July
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

Do Gaming League Leg 3

  • Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Battlefield 4, Hearthstone, Rocket League 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC, PS4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: Tournament starts 4 July
  • Social Media: Website 

EGE 2016

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: CTICC
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: TBA
  • Dates: 29 July - 31 July
  • Social Media: Website | Facebook

MSSA SA School Championships

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: TBA (Cape Town)
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 30 July - 31 July
  • Social Media: Event Page

August

Do Gaming League Leg 4

  • Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Battlefield 4, Hearthstone, Rocket League 
  • Event Location: Online
  • Platform: PC, PS4
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: Tournament starts 8 August
  • Social Media: Website 

MSSA Online Championship

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: TBA 
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 13 August
  • Social Media: Event Page

MSSA Western Cape Championships

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: TBA 
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 27 August - 28 August
  • Social Media: Event Page

September

MSSA Eastern Cape Championship

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: TBA 
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 24 September - 25 September
  • Social Media: Event Page

October

GAC Cyber LAN Party

  • Games: Optional 
  • Event Location: Bothasig, Western Cape
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R200 per person
  • Dates: 7 October - 9 October
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

MSSA Limpopo Championship

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: TBA 
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 29 October - 30 October
  • Social Media: Event Page

November 

TBA

December

MSSA SA National Championship

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: TBA 
  • Platform: TBA
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Dates: 3 December - 4 December
  • Social Media: Event Page

GAC Cyber LAN Party

  • Games: TBA
  • Event Location: Bothasig, Western Cape
  • Platform: PC
  • Entry Fee: R200 per person
  • Dates: 7 October - 9 October
  • Social Media: Event Page | Facebook

To be announced Events

Below is a list of events where the dates are still to be confirmed. These events are expected to take place in 2016 :

  • MGMS Qualifiers for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 
  • MGMS Qualifiers for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 
  • Gigabyte Dota 2 Challenge (Expected end of February)
  • RAGE JHB (Expected in October) 
  • MGMS Grand Finals (Expected in October)
  • DGL Masters 

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