Originally Posted by vulturesrow
Should I participate in the practice league or not? Given that Im for all intents and purposes a complete noob at multiplayer SC? OR should I just practice against the AI and use the build order trainer until I am comfortable and try to jump right into placement?
Only difference between practice and normal is they have destructible rocks to prevent early attacks. Your opponents will also do much quirkier stuff that is not representative of what you'll actually see.
I think you'd find playing AI and build order testers far more helpful.