2022 Pokémon North America International Championships Check-In Policy

Pokémon TCG Senior and Masters Divisions, VGC Masters Division

  • The main check-in window is Thursday, June 23, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in C Pod in the North Atrium.

  • Late check-in is available between 8:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. Friday, June 24, for TCG Senior and Masters Division and VGC Masters Division players. Players must check in and receive their badges no later than 8:15 a.m. on Friday to play in Round 1 of the Championships. Pokémon TCG players must submit their digital deck lists prior to the start of Round 1. Round 1 pairings will include only players who have checked in up to this point.

  • Players who check in between 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. may still be included but will receive a loss for Round 1.

  • Players who check in after 9:15 a.m. will not be entered into the Championships but will still receive a badge and event merchandise.

  • Video game players will have their Battle Teams locked in the morning near the video game competition area in Hall C. Players must be in line with teams ready and digital team sheets submitted by 8:15 a.m.


Pokémon TCG Junior Division, VGC Junior and Senior Divisions

  • The main check-in window is Friday, June 24, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the North Atrium outside Hall C; however, TCG Junior Division and VGC Junior and Senior Division competitors are welcome to check in any time before this when the check-in area is open, including on Thursday, June 23.

  • Late check-in is available between 8:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. Saturday, June 25, for TCG Junior Division and VGC Junior and Senior Division players. Players must check in and receive their badges no later than 8:15 a.m. Saturday to play in Round 1 of the Championships. Pokémon TCG players must submit their digital deck lists prior to the start of Round 1. Round 1 pairings will include only players who have checked in up to this point.

  • Players who check in between 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. Saturday may still be included but will receive a loss for Round 1.

  • Players who check in after 9:15 a.m. Saturday will not be entered into the Championships but will still receive a badge and event merchandise.

  • Video game players will have their Battle Teams locked in the morning near the video game competition area in Hall C. Players must be in line with teams ready and digital team sheets submitted by 8:15 a.m.


Pokkén Tournament DX Senior and Masters Divisions

  • To be included in the North America International Championships, players must register online by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23.

  • All players who successfully register online will be included in the double-elimination brackets even if they do not check in at the venue. The bracket will contain all Trainer Nicknames for players who register by 8:00 p.m. Thursday.

  • Players must be present in the Pokkén Tournament DX area by 9:00 a.m. Friday, June 24. Bracket information will be provided at that time.

  • Players who do not show up to their winner's bracket match when their match is called may receive a match loss and be sent to the loser's bracket.

  • Players who do not show up to their loser's bracket match when their match is called may receive a match loss and be eliminated from the tournament.


Pokémon GO Senior and Masters Divisions

  • To be included in the North America International Championships, players must register online by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23.

  • All players who successfully register online will be included in the double-elimination brackets even if they do not check in at the venue. The bracket will contain all Trainer Nicknames for players who register by 8:00 p.m. Thursday.

  • Players must be present in the Pokémon GO Championship area by 9:00 a.m. Friday, June 24. Bracket information will be provided at that time.

  • Players who do not show up to their winner's bracket match when their match is called may receive a match loss and be sent to the loser's bracket.

  • Players who do not show up to their loser's bracket match when their match is called may receive a match loss and be eliminated from the tournament.

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