The Pokémon U.S. National Championships will be held in Indianapolis July 5-7 and will take place at the Indiana Convention Center. The event is open and free-to-play. Competitors will duke it out in three different age divisions. Players of the Trading Card Game and the Video Game will have a chance to earn Travel Awards and invitations to the 2013 Pokémon World Championships. The World Championships will take place from August 9-11 in Vancouver, Canada.
Attendees of the Pokémon U.S. National Championships may participate in a special character distribution if they bring their Nintendo DS or 3DS and their copy of the Pokémon Black, Pokémon White, Pokémon Black 2, or Pokémon White 2 video games. They’ll be able to receive a Metagross based on the one used by World Champion Ray Rizzo in the 2012 Pokémon World Championships. Attendees can also take part in Pokémon League events, where they can earn special Pokémon-themed prizes.
The Pokémon TCG U.S. National Championships will begin on Friday, July 5 at 9:00am, while the Pokémon Video Game U.S. National Championships will begin on Saturday, July 6, at 9:00am. Both events will take place at the Indiana Convention Center, located at 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225, and will conclude Sunday, July 7.
Visit the official website to learn more about the tournament rules, regulations, prizes, and registration times.