Get ready for the upcoming 2020 Play! Pokémon Season!

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.

Europe

DateEventCountryLocationGame
7-8 Sep 19Sheffield RegionalsGBRSheffield, EnglandUSUM
28-29 Sep 18Köln RegionalsDEUKöln, GermanyUSUM

North America

DateEventCountryLocationGame
17-18 Ago 19DC OpenUSAWashington D.C.USUM
28-29 Sep 19Atlantic City RegionalsUSAAtlantic City, NJUSUM
11-13 Oct 19Knoxville RegionalsUSAKnoxville, TNUSUM
2-3 Nov 19Richmond RegionalsUSARichmond, VAUSUM
8-10 Nov 19Portland RegionalsUSAPortland, ORUSUM
7-8 Dec 19San Diego RegionalsUSASan Diego, CATBA
17-19 Jan 20Dallas RegionalsUSADallas, TXTBA
Feb 28-Mar 1 20 Collinsville RegionalsUSACollinsville, ILTBA
13-15 Mar 20Mississauga RegionalsCANMississauga, ONTBA
20-22 Mar 20Charlotte RegionalsUSACharlotte, NCTBA
4-5 Apr 20Salt Lake City RegionalsUSASalt Lake City, UTTBA
9-10 May 20Albany RegionalsUSAAlbany, NYTBA
22-24 May 20Santa Clara RegionalsUSASanta Clara, CATBA
22-24 May 20Fort Wayne RegionalsUSAFort Wayne, INTBA
5-7 Jun 20Milwaukee  RegionalsUSAMilwaukee, WITBA

Championship Points y premios

  • Best Finish Limit (towards Worlds 2020): 6
  • Kicker represents the lowest amount of players needed to hand out prizes.
PlacementChampionship PointsKicker
1200 CP0
2160 CP0
3-4130 CP0
5-8100 CP0
9-1680 CP48
17-3260 CP100
33-6450 CP200
65-12840 CP400
129-25630 CP800
Placement1-2425-100101-200201+TCG*
1$500$1,000$2,000$3,00072
2$250$500$1,000$2,00072
3-4$250$500$1,00036
5-8$250$50018
9-16$2509

*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!

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