January 03, 2020

2020 Play! Pokémon Regional Championships Streaming Pokémon TCG and Video Game Events

Tune in to watch tournament matches from select Pokémon Regional Championships, including the first featuring Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

The 2020 Pokémon Championship Series is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet, and the rest of the season will be unforgettable. Matches from select Regional Championships are streamed live, so you can watch the action from home and get some ideas for your next Pokémon battle. Or you can compete yourself, possibly earning a chance to show off your skills in front of Pokémon fans from all over the world. As always, each match will feature expert commentary from our team of broadcasters to help you enjoy the action even more.

The first stream will be at the Dallas Regional Championships on January 18–19, 2020, the first Regional Championships in North America to include a Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield competition. The show will open with video game matches on Saturday and follow up with Pokémon TCG matches later in the day. Top cut and finals matches for both games will be streamed Sunday, so be sure to tune in and see which competitors become Regional Champions. Schedules will vary by event.

Check out the full broadcast schedule of streamed Regional Championships:

  • January 18–19, 2020: Dallas, TX, Regional Championships

  • February 29–March 1, 2020: Collinsville, IL, Regional Championships

  • March 21–22, 2020: Charlotte, NC, Regional Championships

  • April 4–5, 2020: Salt Lake City, UT, Regional Championships

  • May 9–10, 2020: Albany, NY, Regional Championships

  • May 23–24, 2020: Fort Wayne, IN, Regional Championships

  • June 6–7, 2020: Milwaukee, WI, Regional Championships

Trainers will be competing for up to $50,000 in prizes, scholarships, and gift cards at each event, as well as Championship Points that go toward qualifying for the 2020 Pokémon World Championships. Get ready to take in all the action, and don't forget that anyone can compete in Pokémon Regional Championships and almost all other events in the Pokémon Championship Series. Just use the Event Locator to find events near you!

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