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Pokémon Video Game Regional Championship

The Seattle Pokémon Video Game Regional Championship took place at the Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion on Saturday, May 9th. It was the first tournament of the Pokémon Video Game that leads up to the World Championship in San Diego, CA on August 14th. There are a total of 6 Regional Championships, with winners advancing to the National Championship in St. Louis before making it to the World’s. The World Championship will have players from Japan, France, the UK, Germany, and of course, the U.S.

The Seattle Tournament was a great start to the competitive season. A friendly staff, fronted by energetic emcee, had the event running smoothly and kept the crowds entertained. Several Pokémon were there to greet fans and pose for pictures. The battles started at 10:30 am, with the Senior Division going first. Then the Juniors battled it out. At the end, 4 contenders in each division battled to the top and will be advancing onto the Nationals in St. Louis, MO on June 27th.

Gotta Catch ‘em All!

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Ryan says ... on Monday, May 11 at 7:13 AM

I was there!!!! well i was a finalist but yea it was soo fun.i lost to the guy in the blue and white shirt.Check it on

Angela says ... on Monday, May 11 at 12:32 PM

It was a BLAST! We had so much fun, and everyone was super friendly. I'm in the third photo, standing in the purple area with my back to the camera, with the long braid. The guy in the yellow area wearing the hat was the senior champion.

chris says ... on Monday, May 11 at 7:10 PM

were all 128 slots used up?

A.J. says ... on Monday, May 11 at 10:11 PM

Yes, all 128 slots were used up. There was a lottery system to pick who got to compete. I wasn't a finalist, but the guy that beat me got to the final 4, so at least I got beat by a worthy oppenent.

Smeargle master 68 says ... on Thursday, May 14 at 12:18 PM

when and weres the next comp

Jemmy says ... on Sunday, May 17 at 6:16 PM

i was there :D

Dan says ... on Monday, May 18 at 6:21 PM

Can't wait for Philly's VGC place to start up to play, also, the next place to start another VGC place is... Pheonix, AZ.

JMJR says ... on Saturday, May 23 at 5:20 PM

I was there too! it was pretty cool, i got screwed by an Explosion, and 2 of my friends didnt make the drawing and another friend made it in the top 16!

Ryan says ... on Wednesday, May 27 at 7:25 AM

When i was there i lost after the 16 so i was in the 8-5 i think

chad says ... on Wednesday, May 27 at 10:12 AM

How early did you get there and was there a long line? I'm wondering because if it's lottery system, then it doesn't matter when you get there , right??

Susan says ... on Tuesday, Jun 2 at 9:15 AM

How many people showed up to participate?

Southchess says ... on Wednesday, Jul 8 at 6:55 PM

I wish I had been there! D: Oh well, there's still next year! Plus I didn't really have a team I started training today though! Looking foreward to beating you all next year! -Southchess (lol)

xdialga361445x says ... on Wednesday, Aug 5 at 10:11 AM

is there a ametaur contest coming to orange county

plakiaperson says ... on Wednesday, Oct 14 at 7:50 PM

i wish i was their i saw it on yyoutube and wish i was in seattle

erin daley says ... on Tuesday, May 11 at 8:57 AM

How long did u guys have to stand in line to get a spot ?

pokemonchamp1221 says ... on Wednesday, Sep 15 at 3:27 PM

I was in the regal championships and going to nathinal next year

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