2013-2014 Championship Series Information (TCG)

The Championship Series is a series of Premier Events that leads up to the most prestigious event of the year- The 2014 Pokémon TCG World Championships. The 2014 Pokémon TCG World Championships will take place in Washington DC, United States on August 15th through August 17th 2014.

League Challenge Tournaments, City Championships, State Championships and Regional Championships are Open events. Open events are events that anyone can play in by simply showing up; no previous qualification is required. There is no limit to how many Open events player can play in and there is no residency requirement. No residency requirement means a player doesn't have to be from Miami to play in the Miami City Championship or be from Georgia to play in the Georgia State Championship.

The United States National Championships is a Closed Event that require qualification. Players who wish to participate in The National Championships must have earned enough Play! Points at Leagues, Tournaments and other Premier Events leading up to The National Championship. Players earn Play! Points just by attending events; final record and final standing in a tournament does not effect the amount of Play! Points earned. Players who have earned at least
TBA Play! Points (Masters Division)/TBA Play! Points (Junior/Senior Divisions) Play! Points are eligible to play in The National Championships.

The World Championships
is also a Closed Event that require qualification. In order to qualify for the World Championships players must earn enough Championship Points during the Tournament Season. Championship Points can be earned at all Premier Events in the Championship Series.

North American Junior Division Players must earn 400 CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS to secure an invite.

North American Senior Division Players must earn 450 CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS to secure an invite.

North American Master Division Players must earn 500 CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS to secure an invite.
 
  2013-2014 Championship Series Schedule

League Challenge Tournaments
2013-2014
Multiple Local Level Events to be held all year long
 
 
Autumn Regional Championship
October 13th & 14th 2013
October 19th & 20th 2013
October 26th & 27th 2013
6 Regional Championships throughout the United States and Canada to participate in.
Closest choice to South Florida- Houston, Texas on October 26th/27th
 
City Championships
November 2013 - January 5th
Multiple Events worldwide spread over several weeks
 
Winter Regional Championship
January 11th & 12th 2014
January 18th & 19th 2014
January 25th & 26th 2014
5 Regional Championships throughout the United States and Canada to participate in.
Closest choice to South Florida- Orlando, Florida on January 25th/26th
 
State Championships
March 8th, 15th & 22th 2014
Multiple Events (no more then 1 event per state) spread over 3 Saturdays in March
Closest choices to South Florida- Florida (3/8), Alabama (3/15), Georgia (3/22)
 
Spring Regional Championship
April 5th & 6th 2014
April 12th & 13th 2014
April 19th & 20th 2014
5 Regional Championships throughout the United States and Canada to participate in.
Closest choice to South Florida- Athens, Georgia on April 5th/6th
 
United States National Championship
July 4th 2014- July 8th 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
 
2014 World Championships
August 15th - August 17th 2014
Washignton DC, United States
 
 

The Official Championship Series information page can be found here on www.pokemon.com


Just a reminder for all events in the Championship Series deck lists are required, players are advised to fill out a deck list before arriving to the tournament.

 

Click here for an online deck list maker

 
If you are unable to fill out your deck list prior to arrival to the tournament blank deck lists will be on site for you to fill out. If you have to fill out a deck list on site please arrive as early as possible to avoid a Round 1 game loss. Players must be in the deck check line prior to the end of registration if they want to play in the tournament without a Round 1 game loss.