Play! Pokémon Reopening Information by Region

Last updated: 01 Mar 2022

The Play! Pokémon program has begun returning to in-person events in selected regions. Here, you will find a list of regions/countries and US states where Pokémon League and Prerelease in-store events are currently allowed. Please note that for now, only Play! Pokémon events that do not reward Championship Points will take place.

Events in regions and states not on this list remain suspended, but we will consistently review all regions so we can determine where and when more live events can take place. The health and safety of our community is our top priority. While we understand many are eager to resume local-level play, we continue to evaluate mandates, guidelines, and recommendations from appropriate health and government agencies for when it is safe to do so. Around the beginning of each month, if certain regions will be allowed to resume League play, we will update the list on our re-opening page. Organizers and Play! Pokémon Stores in re-opened regions will also be contacted by email at that time.

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This video is not intended to be medical advice. Please check with your doctor about any possible risks from attending any Play! Pokémon events. These guidelines are based on the current information available and may change over time. Attendance at any Play! Pokémon event is at your own risk.

The online Play! Pokémon programs such as Team Challenge and League at Home continue to be available to eligible players in all participating regions.

Find live events near you with the event locator.

At this time, we have no updates to announce, and our list of reopening stores is current. Please check back at the beginning of next month for the latest update.

Casual Events
(League, Prerelease, Non-CP Tournaments)
Competitive Events
(League Challenge & Cup, Premier Challenge & Midseason Showdown)
New Zealand These events will not resume for the 2022 Season. We look forward to sharing more information on these events with the community in the future.

= While we prefer to never see the suspension of events, the safety and well-being of our community is our top priority. There is an increased risk that this region's events may be suspended. Before attending any event, please check with your local Tournament Organizer for the most up-to-date information on event cancellations.

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