Pokémon World Championships Prizes

The Pokémon TCG and Video Game World Championships represent the pinnacle of competitive Pokémon play. Competitors from around the world are competing for the title of World Champion, as well as more than $500,000 in prizes. The format of the prize is dependent on the age of the recipient. Here are the updated Worlds prizes for the 2016 Play! Pokémon Championship Series season.

18 years of age and older:

  • 1st–8th: Choice of scholarship or cash

  • Top finishers in 9th place or lower: Cash

Under 18 years of age:

  • 1st–8th place: Choice of scholarship or Travel Certificate

  • Top finishers in 9th place or lower: Travel Certificate

Pokémon TCG World Championships

Finish Position

Award Value

1st place

$25,000

2nd place

$15,000

3rd–4th place

$7,500

5th–8th place

$5,000

9th–16th place

$2,500

17th–32nd place

$1,500

Pokémon VG World Championships

Finish Position

Award Value

1st place

$10,000

2nd place

$7,500

3rd–4th place

$5,000

5th–8th place

$3,000

9th–16th place

$1,500

Pokkén Tournament World Championships

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