Pokémon Players Cup IV: Pokkén Tournament DX Video Game Event Information

Masters Division players competing in the Pokémon Players Cup IV for Pokkén Tournament DX will compete in two tournament phases.

Players will be able to register for the Pokémon Players Cup IV Region Qualifiers. Registration will be capped.

  • North America rating zone (US and Canada): 128 Players

  • Europe rating zone (Europe): 128 Players

  • Oceania rating zone (Oceania): 64 Players

In June, players will then compete in Region Qualifiers within their region (based on rating zone, excluding Latin America, South Africa, and Russia). Each Region Qualifier will be a separate double-elimination bracket taking place over two weekends (attendance permitting) so that play times can be optimized by rating zone and so that the time commitment to play at home will be only a few hours per session. Players will be required to register online before the qualification date and will need an account with both Discord and Battlefy to participate.

Matches will be best of three and will use the Basic Battle 1v1 Format. Specific details on rules and report times will be available at a later date.

The full tournament rules are available here.


Registration for the Players Cup IV Pokkén Tournament DX competition is now open to all eligible players. Choose your region's registration page below to sign up for the event. Players who did not qualify for the Players Cup IV's Pokémon TCG event or Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield event may still register for this competition.

Registration will close on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. PDT.

Pokémon Players Cup IV Region Qualifier Schedule

June 19: Bracket play until 16 players remain in each region

July 3: Bracket play continues until the below numbers of players remain in each region

  • North America: 4 players

  • Europe: 3 players

  • Oceania: 1 player

Pokémon Players Cup IV Global Finals

The finals will include eight players who have advanced from the Region Qualifiers. The finals will be a new double-elimination bracket. The Global Finals will be played July 17 at a time to be determined and sent to finalists via email.


The following players will not be eligible to participate in the Region Qualifiers.

  • Players who were born in 2005 or later (Junior and Senior Divisions, based on the 2021 season)

  • Players who reside outside countries supported by the following Play! Pokémon rating zones: North America (US and Canada), Europe, and Oceania

  • Players who have not opted in to the Play! Pokémon Terms of Use

  • Players who are unable to abide by the Pokkén Tournament DX online tournament rules

Additional eligibility rules may apply.

*All details, including rules, dates, and eligibility, are subject to change.

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