Pokémon TCG Winter Regional Championships

Frequently Asked Questions

Pokémon TCG Regional Championships

When are the Pokémon TCG Winter Regional Championships?

The Pokémon TCG Winter Regionals will be held on the weekends of February 14 and February 28, 2015. Gameplay typically begins on Saturday and concludes on Sunday. Check the tournament listings for details.

February 14–15, 2015

Exhibition Hall at the Meadow Event Park
13111 Dawn Blvd
Doswell, VA 23047

Pioneer Event Center
45000 Valley Central Way
Lancaster, CA 93536

DoubleTree by Hilton
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232

St. Charles Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, MO 63303

February 28–March 1, 2015

Park Inn by Radisson Resort & Conference Center
3011 Maingate Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34747

View event listings and details here.

See the Video Game Regionals page for more details on Video Game Regionals dates and times.

Are there any requirements for attendance?

The Winter Regional Championships do not require an invitation or qualification. All players in good standing are welcome to participate.

What is the entry fee?

There is no entry fee for Junior and Senior Division players. Masters Division players will be charged an entry fee determined by the tournament organizer. See event listing for details.

What are the prizes?

Prizes are awarded to the top players in each of three age divisions. Players must have a Pokémon Trainer Club account with a Player ID attached, and must have opted in to the Play! Pokémon program in order to earn points and awards.

All participants will receive 3 Play! Points and a Pokémon Regional Championships promo card (while supplies last), just for playing!

1st Place

  • A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 1st Place award

  • A first- and second-round bye at the US or Canada National Championships*

  • A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    • Masters Division players receive an additional 144 packs (216 total)

  • 150 Championship Points

2nd Place

  • A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 2nd Place award

  • A first- and second-round bye at the US or Canada National Championships*

  • A combination of 72 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    • Masters Division players receive an additional 72 packs (144 total)

  • 135 Championship Points (if division attendance is 4 or greater)

3rd and 4th Place

  • A Pokémon TCG Regional Championships 3rd or 4th Place award

  • A combination of 36 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    • Masters Division players receive an additional 72 packs (108 total)

  • 105 Championship Points (if division attendance is 8 or greater)

5th Place through 8th Place

  • A combination of 27 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    • Masters Division players receive an additional 27 packs (54 total)

  • 75 Championship Points (if division attendance is 32 or greater)

9th Place through 16th Place

  • A combination of 18 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    • Masters Division players receive an additional 18 packs (36 total)

  • 45 Championship Points (if division attendance is 64 or greater)

17th Place through 32nd Place

  • A combination of 9 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

    • Masters Division players receive an additional 15 packs (24 total)

  • 30 Championship Points (if division attendance is 128 or greater)

33rd Place through 64th Place

  • Masters Division players receive a combination of 15 booster packs from current Pokémon TCG expansions

  • 15 Championship Point (if division attendance is 256 or greater)

What about Travel Awards and Stipends?

Information on Travel Awards and Stipends will be released at a later date.

 

* Players may earn a bye at a country other than their country of residence. Byes are awarded at the National Championships corresponding to the player’s nationality. Byes do not “stack.” If you have won a bye in another event (such as the SPT Championships) and finish in the finals of a Regional Championships, you will receive a maximum first- and second-round bye at your National Championships.

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