Raving Mad Gamerz is a South African gaming tournament organiser established in 2014, and owned by Hein “Zethanias” Labuschagne with support from his right-hand woman, René “Crematia” Venter. We host online and offline tournaments and Our aim is to increase awareness of esports in South Africa and get our cyber athletes to compete nationally and internationally. Although we are relatively new, we are one of the most ambitious local tournament organisers currently in the business and we hope to leave deep footprints in the esports scene. We have good relationships with our partners and sponsors, and have worked with some of the best in the business already such as IplayGames, Mindsports South Africa, Maverick Gaming, Nu Metro Gaming, The ARK Gaming, GINX TV and Rocket League Xpress.


Our database currently consists of more than 1700 players and over 190 teams, competing in the following gaming titles:

  • Rainbow 6 Siege
  • COD MW
  • Rocket League
  • Fortnite
  • Apex Legends


We use various venues around South Africa for our local live events (LANs), and have at least 1 LAN planned per month (but mostly 2 to 3). We currently host free online Leagues in most of the above-mentioned games; these leagues comprise of Qualifiers, Division/Group-Play and Eliminations. Raving Mad Gamerz strives to break the barriers of standard set tournaments when it comes to hosting, and is a pioneer in the streaming and broadcasting of these tournaments. Our dedicated, highly active team on social media will strive to turn an average sit-at-home-player into a cyber athlete should you attend our LAN tournaments.

Services we provide to our clients:

  • Hosting of tournament
  • Tournament stats administration as 3rd Party
  • Referee on client hosted tournaments
  • Selling Merchandise at tournaments
  • Admin of registrations for 3rd party tournaments
  • Design of Clan Shirts / Caps / Hoodies / Jackets and other smaller merchandise
  • Design of Clan Logos
  • Set up of LANS for 3rd Party Clients
  • Marketing of Tournaments and Clans in social media and within the various communities


Website stats for the Year 2018 :

Number of visits :27 381

Number of hits : 2 166 738”

Please use our hashtag in your posts, #beravingmadaboutgaming

Raving Mad Gamerz 2019 Events Board

27 April – FiFa Freedom Day Invitational @ Corner Pub

4 May BO4 PS4 Black Ops 4 Knockout Tournament @ Maverick Gaming

18 May Fortnite Second LAN Tournament @ Maverick Gaming

19 May – Apex Legends First LAN Tournament 2019 @ Maverick Gaming

24 to 25 August MadX Woman’s Charity LAN @ Maverick Gaming (Siege, Clash Royale, BO4 and MK11)

31 August Third Fortnite 99 player LAN Tournament @ Maverick Gaming

1 September Apex Legends LAN Tournament @ Maverick Gaming

30 Nov – 1 Dec PenTa Lan

– Apex Legends

– Cod MW

– Fortnite

– Siege PC & PS4

Click here! to Check out our Calendar

Facebook Events


The #Alpha 2019 Lan weekend @MaverickGamin13 ...

Will include
On all platforms

Stay tuned for more teasers to come😏
@RLX_RSA @eSportsZA https://t.co/3oj7IsRzQx
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Phodies and vids of the #Penta Lan 2019 all uploaded onto the website

Had so much fun with
#Fortniteza #Apexlegends #CODZA

....countdown to #Alpha Lan 2020 about to start💃 https://t.co/635SfK3k6q
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With the build up to 2020, we will be looking at some changes to the titles, and LANs we host, could you please take 5 minutes to fill in this survey for us to have a better idea of what the community wants..


My week on Twitter 🎉: 26 Mentions, 3.46K Mention Reach, 48 Likes, 12 Retweets, 2.48K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/6EXplxe8K4 https://t.co/xQU1fQdl1s RavingMadGamerz photo

And we have ourselves a #ApexLegends Premier Division Spring League final between

#AbstractGaming and #ElementCulture

Well done and good luck for the finals gents! https://t.co/BSUOUFgY8p
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Our biggest fans this week: thinkpraybot, xSolmyRx, TL_Revs. Thank you! via https://t.co/cFMBrAWIW9 https://t.co/5z9JuwOAvs RavingMadGamerz photo