Pokémon VGC Latin America International Championships Player Information

Registration for this event is open to all players in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program. Players must have an active Play! Pokémon account with current and accurate information. If there's an issue with your account, it must be reported to customer service before Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Players must comply with the Tournament Rules.

Information on the tournament structure is available on the Copag website.

When you show up at a Pokémon video game tournament, there are some things you must have with you:

  • A copy (physical or digital) of Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems with the latest game patch installed.

  • A fully charged New Nintendo 3DS XL, New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL, or Nintendo 2DS system.

  • A team of tournament-legal Pokémon (see the Tournament Rules and check back regularly before the event for updated rules).

  • Players are strongly encouraged to bring a charger for their systems, as tournament staff will not have chargers available for loan.

  • Proof of age may be requested. Failure to provide proof of age may result in the player being denied participation in the tournament, at the organizer's discretion.

Prizes

Players at the 2018 Pokémon VGC Latin America International Championships will be competing for Championship Points and prizes. The final Championship Point payout is determined by the number of players per age division. All participants will receive 5 Play! Points and a Pokémon International Championships promo card (while supplies last) just for playing!

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 to earn points and awards.

Championship Points

PlacementChampionship PointsKicker (# of participants)
15000
24000
3–43200
5–82500
9–1620048
17–32160100
33–64130200
65–128100400
129–25680800
257–512601,600

Championship Point values subject to change.

Prize Award Information

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 to earn points and awards.

For the Pokémon TCG and Video Game International Championships, the format of each prize is dependent on the age of the recipient. Here are the International Championships prizes for the 2018 Play! Pokémon Championship Series season.

18 years of age and older:

  • Awards of $5,000 or more: Choice of scholarship or cash

  • Awards under $5,000: Cash

Under 18 years of age:

  • Awards of $5,000 or more: Choice of scholarship or Pokémon Visa® prepaid card

  • Awards under $5,000: Pokémon Visa prepaid card

Award Values

Placement1–100 Players101–200 Players201+ Players
1$1,500$2,500$5,000
2$1,000$1,500$2,500
3–4$750$1,000$1,500
5–8$500$750$1,000
9–16$500$750
17–32$500

Prizes and prize distribution may be subject to change.

Additionally, the top 16 video game players will receive Pokémon TCG booster packs regardless of attendance.

1st–4th place: 72 booster packs

5th–8th place: 36 booster packs

9th–16th place: 18 booster packs

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