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19-20 October 2024

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Join us once more in the Grand Palais in Lille for the Pokémon Regional Championships in France this October. 

Compete with trainers from around the world in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the Pokémon Video Game, and Pokémon GO, and enjoy many other activities at the venue!

For more information, visit Play Pokémon!

Location

Lille Grand Palais
Hall Paris
1 Bd des Cités Unies
59777 Lille
France


Main Event

Day One: Saturday, October 19th

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TCG
Junior & Senior trainers Main Events start at 09:00 CEST
Masters trainers Main Event starts at 08:30 CEST

VGC
Junior & Senior trainers Main Events start at 09:00 CEST
Masters trainers Main Event starts at 08:30 CEST

Pokémon GO
Main Event start at 09:00 CEST

Side Event

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Travel Tips and Accessibility

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FAQ

Pokémon Regional Championships are Premier events in which you can battle in Pokémon TCG, Video Game, or Pokémon GO Regional Championships. They take place all over the world. No qualifications or residency restrictions are needed to enter these events. Pokémon TCG players need to bring their own legal 60-card deck for the Standard format. Pokémon GO players must have a legal Pokémon team on their Pokémon GO account.

In order to participate, players must have a Pokémon Trainer Club account, stand in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program, and comply with the current Play! Pokémon COVID-19 Protocols for Premier events.

You can find more information on the official page.

Pokémon TCG players need to bring their own legal 60-card deck for the Standard format. Pokémon Video Game players must bring their own game system, their own Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game, and a legal Pokémon team. Pokémon GO players must have a legal Pokémon team on their Pokémon GO account.

In order to participate, players must have a Pokémon Trainer Club account, be in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program, and comply with the current Play! Pokémon COVID-19 Protocols for Premier events.

In order to take part in the Regional Championship, you first need to register for the event. Most Regional Championships require online registration, and events may sell out. You can find more information on the official page.

The Play! Pokémon program divides players into tournament groups based on the year they were born. These groups are the Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions. Whenever possible, players are paired with other players in the same age division. Prizes are typically awarded to the best players in each age division.

These are the age divisions for the 2024 season:

Juniors: born in 2012 or later
Seniors: born in 2008 to 2011
Masters: born in 2007 or earlier

Parents should remain on site to keep track of their children and, of course, celebrate their play. Tournaments usually take several hours, so parents might want to bring a book or some other quiet activity to occupy their time. We encourage parents to build a deck and join the fun!

Please take a look at the official Parents Guide.

Guardians don’t need to book a separate ticket! When an underage player registers, a single spectator ticket for their guardian will be included for free. You will need to register for additional tickets.

Tournament Entry for a Special Event is Free but is handled on a first-come-first-served basis and tickets are limited

Spectator tickets become available together with the player tickets.
There is a limited number available, based upon the capacity of the hall.

If you want to enter the hall, or play Side Events, you do require a spectator ticket. Spectator tickets can only be obtained online, you can not register on-site.

You can find all the tournament information here.

You can find all the info to register your child here in the RK9 guidelines.

If you are still unsure, please reach out to us at customersupport@tournamentcenter.gg and we will happily provide you more information.

Series 2 of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will begin on February 1st. Series 2 will last until March 31st, and then the game will transition into Series 3 rulesets.

You are allowed to trade cards with your friends and other players.
Buying and selling, however, is only allowed with the official vendors that are present at the event. If you are caught buying and selling you will be removed from the tournament hall.

The chance to play the game you love, and depending on how you perform some amazing prizes. You can find more information on the official page.

You go to the Registration page, and fill out the required details. You can find more information about the event schedule on the official page.

For your Championship Points please contact Pokémon Support.

For physical prizes such as your trophy, boosters or playmat please email us at customersupport@tournamentcenter.gg

Always include the event you participated in & your Player ID.

Please email us at customersupport@tournamentcenter.gg

Our professor staff is there to help you during the event. If you have any questions, need help or feel uncomfortable please reach out to our Professor staff. The professor will be able to help and address the situation on the spot.

We aim to stream each of our Pokémon Regional Championship events. More information about every separate event can be found on our social media channels:

Facebook: Play-The-Championships

Twitter: PlayTheChamps

Discord: Tournamentcenter

You can find more information on how to become a professor here. If you are qualified and want to apply for one of our events, please send an e-mail to staff@tournamentcenter.gg

We always welcome feedback! Please send any feedback you may have via email: customersupport@tournamentcenter.gg

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To ensure the safety of all attendees, the following items will not be permitted into the event:

  • Items that could be considered “weapons” and would not pass airline security (including all firearms, sharp objects, mock or prop weapons, and sprays)
  • Electronic smoking devices
  • Bags larger than 9″ x 14″ x 22″ (23 cm x 36 cm x 56 cm). If an airline would not classify it as a carry-on, it is too big.
  • Alcoholic beverages or any illegal substance
  • Apparel, objects, or signs with explicit wording or pictures
  • Animals (other than service animals)

Animals (other than service animals) are not allowed in the hall.

The rules of the venue state that visitors are not allowed to bring or consume outside food.

Anyone who requires a guardian can register them for free when purchasing their ticket. These guardians will be issued a spectator ticket. If you can’t register a guardian with your ticket purchase, please contact our Customer support with your information and ticket number.

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