The Pokémon Autumn Regional Championships is the first big event series in the 2016 North American Play! Pokémon tournament season. Held in cities across the US and Canada in October 2015, each Regional Championships is part of a title-event series where players compete for the title of Regional Champion! Results of the Regional Championships can give a serious boost to a player's Championship Points, and a chance at awards or even an invitation to the 2016 Pokémon World Championships!
Who Can Play at the Autumn Regional Championships?
There are no prerequisites to enter a Regional Championships. Just show up with a legal TCG deck or video game team and play ALL DAY! Pokémon tournaments use Swiss pairings, so all players can play in every round of an event until the finals are determined.
When Are the Autumn Regional Championships?
The Pokémon Autumn Regionals will be held on the weekends of October 3, 10, and 17, 2015, typically with TCG events beginning on Saturday and video game events beginning on Sunday. Check event listings for event information and full details when they become available—some events require registration online.
Where Are the Autumn Regional Championships?
October 3–4, 2015
Phoenix Convention Center, South Building
100 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway (I-45 South)
Houston, TX 77017
October 10–11, 2015
Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Center
2300 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602
October 17–18, 2015
Empire Landmark Hotel (Pokémon TCG only)
1400 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1B9 Canada
Grand Wayne Convention Center
120 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Pavilion Hall
344 Tully Rd
San Jose, CA 95111
What Can I Win?
Top finishers get booster packs, trophies, and a huge step toward earning a 2016 World Championships invitation.