Over the next few month Pokémon X and Y and Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players will battle it out in more than 30 countries and six continents as part of Pokémon National Championships. Winning players can win an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships, which will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., August 16-17.
Here are some key locations and dates for the national championships:
- 2014 Pokémon German National Championships: May 3–4, 2014, in Bochum, Germany
- 2014 Pokémon UK National Championships: May 24–25, 2014, in Manchester, England
- 2014 Pokémon Italian National Championships: May 31–June 1, 2014, in Milan, Italy
- 2014 Pokémon Canadian National Championships: June 28, 20414, in Kitchener, Ontario
- 2014 Pokémon US National Championships: July 4-6, 2014, in Indianapolis, Indiana
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