The North America International Championships—taking place June 24–26 in Columbus, Ohio—will include a Pokkén Tournament DX qualifier for the 2022 Pokkén Tournament World Championships. Competitors born in 2005 or earlier will compete in the Masters Division, and those born in 2006 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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Players will compete in age-separated double-elimination brackets on Friday, June 24, using the Team Battle format in Pokkén Tournament DX. Matches are best of three, except for the Winners Finals, Losers Finals, and Grand Finals, which are best of five.
On Saturday, June 25, 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 Friday. Brackets will not be age-separated if fewer than six Senior Division players enter.
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
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.