Pokémon VG Autumn Regional Championships

Pokémon TCG Autumn Regional Championships

The Pokémon Autumn Regionals will be held on the weekends of October 4, October 11, and October 18. These two-day events will feature the Pokémon Trading Card Game and video games. The Video Game Regionals typically occur on Sunday, with registration in the early morning. Please view each specific event for full details.

Who Can Play at the Autumn Regional Championships?

The Autumn Regional Championships do not require an invitation or qualification. All players in good standing are welcome to participate. Players must bring their own system in the Nintendo 3DS family, Pokémon X or Pokémon Y Game Card or downloadable version, and charger.

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.

Where Are the Autumn Regional Championships?

October 4–5, 2014

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

October 11–12, 2014

Houston Marriott South
9100 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77017

October 18–19, 2014

Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
344 Tully Road
San Jose, CA 95111

Grand Wayne Center
120 W Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

What games will be played?

The VG Autumn Regional Championships will feature the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games.

What are the rules?

Please be sure to review the following rules documents:

Click here to view other tournament resources!

How will a winner be determined?

All Pokémon VG Autumn Regional Championships will use the following methods to determine a champion:

  • Age Modified Swiss (single-game) pairings

  • A cut to a Top 8 single-elimination finals, attendance permitting

    • Single-elimination finals will be run as best-of-three matches

Are there any requirements for attendance?

The Autumn Regional Championships do not require an invitation or qualification. All players in good standing are welcome to participate. Players must bring their own system in the Nintendo 3DS family, Pokémon X or Pokémon Y Game Card or downloadable version, and charger.

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.

What are the prizes?

Prizes are awarded to the top players in each of three age divisions.

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

What about Travel Awards and Stipends?

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

Each Regional Championships will have the following prizes for each age division:

1st Place

  • A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 1st Place award

  • A Nintendo 3DS system

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

  • 120 Championship Points

2nd Place

  • A Pokémon VG Regional Championships 2nd Place award

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

  • 100 Championship Points

3rd and 4th Place

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

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

  • 80 Championship Points

5th Place through 8th Place

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

  • 60 Championship Points

9th Place through 16th Place

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

  • 40 Championship Points

17th Place through 32nd Place

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

33rd Place through 64th Place

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

65th Place through 128th Place

  • 10 Championship Points (if division attendance is 256 or greater)

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