2020 Pokkén Tournament North America International Championships Player Information

The North America International Championships—taking place June 26–28 in Columbus, Ohio—will include a Pokkén Tournament DX qualifier for the Pokkén Tournament World Championships. Competitors born in 2004 or earlier will compete in the Masters Division, and those born in 2005 or later will compete in the Senior Division. The top four Masters Division players and the top two Senior Division players will qualify for the Pokkén Tournament World Championships in London.

Masters Division competitors will be required to provide a HORI Nintendo Switch Pokkén Tournament DX Pro Pad Wired Controller to play. No Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers will be permitted, even with a USB cable.

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Format

Players will compete in age-separated double-elimination brackets on Saturday, June 27, using the Team Battle format in Pokkén Tournament DX. Matches are best-of-3, except for the Winners Finals, Losers Finals, and Grand Finals, which are best-of-5.

On Sunday, June 28, the final eight remaining players from Saturday will continue the tournament until a Champion is determined.

If the Senior Division does not exceed 32 players, the Senior tournament will start and finish on Saturday. Brackets will not be age separated if fewer than six Senior Division players enter.


Badges and Registration

Registration for competitors must be completed online. Registration will open soon. Check back for more details.

Competitors can check in starting Thursday, June 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in room C171 in the North Atrium of the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Review the check-in policy page for more details.


Prizes

Masters Division

  • 1st place: $1,250 and a Worlds invitation

  • 2nd place: $1,000 and a Worlds invitation

  • 3rd place: $750 and a Worlds invitation

  • 4th place: $600 and a Worlds invitation

  • 5th-place tie: $450 each

  • 7th-place tie: $250 each

Senior Division

  • 1st place: Nintendo Switch console, 72 Pokémon Trading Card Game booster packs, and a Worlds invitation

  • 2nd place: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, 36 Pokémon Trading Card Game booster packs, and a Worlds invitation

  • 3rd place: 36 Pokémon Trading Card Game booster packs

All prizes less applicable taxes.

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