Pokémon World Championships Prizes

Pokémon TCG, video game, and Pokkén Tournament DX competitors from around the world are competing for the title of World Champion, as well as more than $500,000 in prizes, at the 2018 Pokémon World Championships.

The format of the prize is dependent on the age of the recipient.

18 years of age and older:

  • 1st–8th place: Choice of scholarship or cash

  • Top finishers in 9th place or lower: Cash

Under 18 years of age:

  • 1st–8th place: Choice of scholarship or travel certificate

  • Top finishers in 9th place or lower: Travel certificate

Pokémon TCG World Championships Prizes

The top 4 finishers in each Pokémon TCG age division will receive an automatic invitation to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships.

Finish PositionAward Value
1st place$25,000
2nd place$15,000
3rd–4th place$7,500
5th–8th place$5,000
9th–16th place$2,500
17th–32nd place$1,500

Additionally, the top 32 Pokémon TCG players will receive 72 Pokémon TCG booster packs, regardless of attendance. All participants will earn 5 Play! Points.

Pokémon Video Game World Championships Prizes

The top 4 finishers in each Pokémon video game age division will receive an automatic invitation to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships.

Finish PositionAward Value
1st place$10,000
2nd place$7,500
3rd–4th place$5,000
5th–8th place$3,000
9th–16th place$1,500

Additionally, the top 16 Pokémon video game players will receive 72 Pokémon TCG booster packs, regardless of attendance. All participants will earn 5 Play! Points.

Pokkén Tournament World Championships Prizes

Unless noted otherwise, Pokkén Tournament World Championship prizes are awarded as cash.

Masters Division

1st place: $6,000

2nd place: $4,000

3rd place: $3,000

4th place: $2,000

5th place tie: $1,500 each

7th place tie: $1,000 each

Senior Division

1st place: $3,000 Pokémon Visa® Prepaid Card

2nd place: $1,500 Pokémon Visa® Prepaid Card

3rd place: $500 Pokémon Visa® Prepaid Card

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