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Pokémon Tournament Information
Do you want to compete in the Pokémon TCG on a regular basis, build your rating and ranking, and fine-tune your deck? Chances are you would get a lot out of our sanctioned Pokémon tournaments.
Pokémon Tournament Overview
Pokémon tournaments take place at stores worldwide, and offer a competitive atmosphere where trainers can meet each other in a friendly match. Players bring their own 60-card deck and compete to establish player ratings and rankings. Ratings and rankings are achieved based on individual match wins and losses in santioned Pokémon tournament play.
How do I find Pokémon tournaments in my area?
Tournaments take place worldwide, year-round. To find out where you can compete in your area, find a Pokémon tournament near you. If your search turns up nothing, keep checking back—new tournaments are added daily!
How can I become a Pokémon tournament organizer?
Tournament organizers provide a key role in Pokémon Organized Play, and it is easy to get started. If you're an organizer interested in seeing what kind of organized play we have available, learn more about organizing Pokémon tournaments.
Player Rules and Resources
It's easy to play by the rules once you know them. There are general rules to the game, and Pokémon tournaments have their own specific rules. We offer other great resources for new players and the parents of players, too. Find out more.
About Pokémon Organized Play
Pokémon Organized Play (POP) is an international organization that promotes good sportsmanship and enjoyment of the Pokémon Trading Card Game through competitive and casual play. Leagues and Prerelease events support a casual and fun gaming environment while preparing players for the challenges of our more competitive tournament series. That series of City Championships, State Championships, Regional Championships, National Championships, and Battle Road events are meant to provide players opportunities to earn great prizes and hone their Pokémon TCG playing skills en route to the pinnacle event of the year, The Pokémon TCG World Championships.
Pokémon Organized Play is supported by The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company.