February 12, 2018

Summer’s Biggest Pokémon Tournaments Unveiled

Announcing the dates and locations of the 2018 North America International Championships and World Championships.

Make your plans for two of the season's most important Pokémon tournaments: the North America International Championships and the Pokémon World Championships!

The North America International Championships will be returning to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, from July 6–8. Huge amounts of Championship Points and thousands of dollars in prizes will be on the line in both the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon Video Game Championships (VGC) and Pokémon Trading Card Game competitions. The North America International Championships will also include a Pokkén Tournament DX qualifier for the Pokkén Tournament World Championships. Get more details on the 2018 North America International Championships.

Top finishers from the North America International Championships will clash with top players around the world at the 2018 Pokémon World Championships. This year's event will take place at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, from August 24–26. The best-performing Pokémon TCG, VGC, and Pokkén Tournament DX competitors from throughout the year will be invited to compete for greater prizes than any other event and the elusive title of World Champion. There will also be a final Pokkén Tournament Championship Series qualifier before the Pokkén Tournament World Championships.

The 2018 Pokémon World Championships are quickly approaching, and Pokémon TCG and VGC competitors must earn Championship Points to compete. Check out the Event Locator to find events near you, or try your luck at one of the Regional Championships.

Stay tuned for more information regarding the 2018 North America International Championships and Pokémon World Championships, including how all attendees will be able to register in advance. Good luck to everyone planning to compete at this year's big events!

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