Start training for the first Pokémon International Championships, coming to London in December.
Compete for great prizes in the Pokémon European International Championshipsat the ExCeL Exhibition Center in London, England, from December 9–11, 2016. The three-day event will give Pokémon video game players their first chance to battle using Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon soon after their launch. Pokémon TCG players will also have their first chance to battle with the XY—Evolutionsexpansion launching later this year.
In each rating zone, the top four Pokémon TCG and video game players in each age division who participated during the 2016 Championship Series season will receive Travel Awards to the European International Championships. Invitations are based on their Championship Point total at the end of the 2016 season. Travel Awards do not pass down or stack.
In each rating zone, Pokémon TCG players ranked 5th–16th and Pokémon video game players ranked 5th–8th in each age division qualify for a Travel Stipend of $1,000 less applicable taxes. Participation at the European International Championships is required to redeem a Travel Stipend. If you believe you have qualified for a Travel Award or Stipend, be sure that your Pokémon Trainer Club account and contact information are up to date so your Travel Award or Stipend can be processed quickly. Check back for information about Travel Awards to future Pokémon International Championships events.
The Pokémon International Championships will
be some of the largest competitions in the 2017 Pokémon Championship Series schedule, and winners will earn a high number of Championship Points toward a qualification to the Pokémon World Championships in summer 2017. Unlike the Pokémon TCG National Championships of previous years, all International Championships events will be open to Pokémon TCG and video game players around the world, without any residency restriction.
can’t attend the Pokémon International Championships in person, be sure to visit Pokemon.com/Live, where we will be live streaming each event. Watch battles all weekend long with expert commentators to help break down each move.
Good luck to all Trainers attending the Pokémon European International Championships this December in London!