North America International Championships Spectator Activities

You don't have to compete at the North America International Championships to have a blast at the event. This year, there's more than ever to experience on the event floor. Spectator passes are only USD$10, and they include two booster packs to boot!


Pokémon Center

Come check out the Pokémon Center available during show hours in the North Atrium, outside of the tournament hall. The Pokémon Center will not accept cash.

Store Hours
Thursday: 3–8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Learn to Play the Pokémon TCG

Interested in playing the Pokémon TCG but not sure where to start? Bring a friend or make a new one and take the first steps on the path to becoming a Pokémon TCG player. In this activity, you'll get to build your first deck and then battle a friend, all with the help of a guide. Even better, the deck is yours to keep!


Side Events

During the weekend, hundreds of side events will take place inside the event hall. Come play and earn tickets, then redeem them for awesome stuff at the prize wall. Most events last between one and three hours, so if you don't have all day, these activities might be perfect for your schedule. See the side event schedule here.


Gaming Lounge

You can revisit classic Pokémon titles or discover a new game for the first time in our Gaming Lounge. Here, 32 consoles featuring some of the best pickup Pokémon video games from years past will be available to play all weekend long at no additional cost.

  • Pokémon Snap on the Nintendo 64

  • Pokémon Stadium on the Nintendo 64

  • Pokémon Stadium 2 on the Nintendo 64

  • Pokémon Puzzle League on the Nintendo 64

  • Pokémon Colosseum on the Nintendo GameCube

  • Pokémon Pinball on the Nintendo GameCube using the Game Boy Player

  • Pokémon Puzzle Challenge on the Nintendo GameCube using the Game Boy Player

  • Pokkén Tournament DX on the Nintendo Switch

  • Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon Let's Go, Eevee! on the Nintendo Switch


Watch the Main Event

Players from over 30 countries will compete for prizes worth over a total of USD$150,000 in value during the weekend. Come be a part of the audience and cheer on the best Pokémon TCG, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Pokémon GO, and Pokkén Tournament DX players. And if you can't be there in person, remember that you can watch the action streaming live all weekend long.

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