2015-2016 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 2015 Pokémon TCG World Championships. The 2015 Pokémon TCG World Championships will take place in San Francisco, California on ?August TBD through August TBD 2016.

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 ? CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS to secure an invite.

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

North American Master Division Players must earn ? CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS to secure an invite.
 
  2015-2016 Championship Series Schedule

League Challenge Tournaments
2015-2016
Multiple Local Level Events to be held all year long

  Will be posted when announced
 
Autumn Regional Championship
October 3rd & 4th 2015 (Houston, Texas)

 
6 Regional Championships throughout the United States and Canada to participate in.
Closest choice to South Florida- Houston, Texas on October 3rd/4th
 
City Championships
November 2015 - January 2016
Multiple Events worldwide spread over several weeks
 
Winter Regional Championship

Multiple Events throughout the United States and Canada to participate in.
Closest choice to South Florida- Orlando, Florida on 
 
State Championships
?
Multiple Events (no more then 1 event per state) spread over 3 Saturdays in March
Closest choices to South Florida- Florida (?/?), Alabama (?/?), Georgia (?/?)
 
Spring Regional Championship

? Regional Championships throughout the United States and Canada to participate in.
Closest choice to South Florida- Athens, GA on
 
United States National Championship
TBD
Indianapolis, IN
 
2016 World Championships
August 21st-23rd 
San Francisco, CA
 
 

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.