The first major events for the 2020 Play! Pokémon Season have finally been announced by The Pokémon Company International (TPCi). Your first European Regionals will take place in Sheffield, UK; whilst North America will head to Atlantic City for the first NJ Regionals since 2012.
The Championship Points (CP) and prizes awarded at Regional Championships for 2020 have remained unchanged since the 2019 season, while further details on invites to the 2020 World Championships are yet unknown. The Best Finish Limit (BFL) has been reduced down to 6 events (from 8 in the past season).
Please remember that in order to participate in any Play! Pokémon events you’ll need an account on the official Pokémon site.
|7-8 Sep 19||Sheffield Regionals||Sheffield, England||USUM|
|28-29 Sep 18||Köln Regionals||Köln, Germany||USUM|
|17-18 Ago 19||DC Open||Washington D.C.||USUM|
|28-29 Sep 19||Atlantic City Regionals||Atlantic City, NJ||USUM|
|11-13 Oct 19||Knoxville Regionals||Knoxville, TN||USUM|
|2-3 Nov 19||Richmond Regionals||Richmond, VA||USUM|
|8-10 Nov 19||Portland Regionals||Portland, OR||USUM|
|7-8 Dec 19||San Diego Regionals||San Diego, CA||TBA|
|17-19 Jan 20||Dallas Regionals||Dallas, TX||TBA|
|Feb 28-Mar 1 20||Collinsville Regionals||Collinsville, IL||TBA|
|13-15 Mar 20||Mississauga Regionals||Mississauga, ON||TBA|
|20-22 Mar 20||Charlotte Regionals||Charlotte, NC||TBA|
|4-5 Apr 20||Salt Lake City Regionals||Salt Lake City, UT||TBA|
|9-10 May 20||Albany Regionals||Albany, NY||TBA|
|22-24 May 20||Santa Clara Regionals||Santa Clara, CA||TBA|
|22-24 May 20||Fort Wayne Regionals||Fort Wayne, IN||TBA|
|5-7 Jun 20||Milwaukee Regionals||Milwaukee, WI||TBA|
Championship Points y premios
- Best Finish Limit (towards Worlds 2020): 6
- Kicker represents the lowest amount of players needed to hand out prizes.
*TCG Booster Packs are handed out regardless of attendance.
Where to begin?
Now you know when and where the first major events are taking place: time to step up your game!
These events will take place shortly after the 2019 World Championships in Washington, D.C, so the successful teams and strategies there will prove key in understanding how the Ultra Series metagame will develop heading towards the next season. Make sure to tune in and follow the event along with us!