Earn Trading Card Game Championship Points

Information subject to change. Last updated: 9/20/2013.

Championship Points are awarded to players based on their finish position at Play! Pokémon Championship Series events. Participants will also receive Play! Points.

These events include:

  • League Challenges

  • City Championships

  • State/Province/Territory Championships

  • Regional Championships

  • National Championships

  • Special Premier Events

  • World Championships

Points Required to Qualify for the World Championships

To qualify for the 2014 World Championships in Washington DC, players must have earned at least the number of Championship Points listed below, based on where they live. Points earned beyond the required target are not used.

  Junior Division: Senior Division: Masters Division:
North America 400 CP 450 CP 500 CP
Europe 400 CP 450 CP 500 CP
Latin America 200 CP 250 CP 300 CP
Asia Pacific 200 CP 250 CP 300 CP

League Challenge

Best Finish Limit: 6
Play! Points: 1

Championship Points

Placement Points Kicker
1 15 0
2 12 4
3–4 10 8
5–8 6 32
9–12 4 64
13–16 2 64
17–32 1 128

City Championships

Best Finish Limit: 4
Play! Points: 2

Placement Points Kicker
1 50 0
2 40 4
3–4 30 8
5–8 20 32
9–12 10 64
13–16 5 64
17–32 3 128

Regional and State/Province/Territory Championships

Best Finish Limit: 4
Play! Points: 3

S/P/T Championships

Placement Points Kicker
1 100 0
2 90 4
3–4 70 8
5–8 50 32
9–12 30 64
13–16 20 64
17–32 10 128
33–64 5 256

Regional Championships

Placement Points Kicker
1 150 0
2 135 4
3–4 105 8
5–8 75 32
9–16 45 64
17–32 30 128
33–64 15 256

National Championships

Best Finish Limit: 1
Play! Points: 10

United States

Placement Points Kicker
1 500 0
2 500 4
3–4 500 8
5–8 500 32
9–16 150 64
17–32 100 128
33–64 80 256
65–128 50 512

Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom

Placement Points Kicker
1 500 0
2 500 4
3–4 500 8
5–8 100 32
9–12 80 64
13–16 60 64
17–32 40 128
33–64 30 256
65–128 10 512

Argentina, Australia, Belgium/Luxembourg, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, the Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland

Placement Points Kicker
1 500 0
2 200 4
3–4 150 8
5–8 100 32
9–12 80 64
13–16 60 64
17–32 40 128
33–64 30 256
65–128 10 512

Championship Series Events

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