Play! Pokémon Professor Cups

Professor Cups are tournaments designed to celebrate the achievements and dedication of our wonderful Professor community! Each event has a specially designed tournament format and thematic, unpredictable rules that keep players on their toes and provide for a truly unique experience. It's a great opportunity to meet and network with Professors from all around your region.

2023 Season Professor Cup Schedule


2023 Summer Online Professor Cup – July 8/9, 2023
Time: 12 p.m – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Coming soon
Registration: Coming soon

North America

San Diego, CA – January 6, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 23AB, 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Registration: Organizer's website

Orlando, FL – February 3, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Room 315, Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Dr, Orlando FL 32819
Registration: Organizer's website

Fort Wayne, IN – March 31, 2023
Time: 9 a.m – 3 p.m.
Location: Calhoun Ballroom, Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Street, Fort Wayne IN 46802
Registration: Organizer's website


Stuttgart, Germany – December 2, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Messe Stuttgart, Raum C9.2.1, Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH, Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Germany
Registration: Organizer's website

Bochum, Germany – February 24, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: RuhrCongress Bochum, Meetingroom 1, Stadionring 20, D-44791 Bochum, Germany
Registration: Organizer's website

London, UK – April 12, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Novotel & Ibis London ExCel, 7 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1AA
Registration: Organizer's website

Latin America

São Paulo, Brazil – May 8, 2023
Time: 12:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Av. Ordem e Progresso, 115 – Barra Funda, São Paulo, 01141-030
Registration: Coming soon

Santiago, Chile – June 2, 2023
Time: 1 p.m – 7 p.m.
Location: Floor 9, Room 1, San Francisco 75, Santiago, Región Metropolitana
Registration: Organizer's website

Mexico City, MX – July 15, 2023
Time: 9 a.m – 6 p.m.
Location: Hotel Metropol, Luis Moya 39, Col. Centro, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, 06050
Registration: Organizer's website


Melbourne, Australia – February 16, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria 3006
Registration: Organizer's website


Prizes to be won include commemorative trophies and exclusive promo cards for the highest placing players.

Entry Requirements

The online Professor Cup tournaments are open to all Professors who are in good standing with Play! Pokémon and who have a Stage 1 Professor certification.

Those who are interested in joining in the fun should keep an eye on the Professor Cup section of the Pokémon Organized Play forums for more details, to register for these special tournaments, and to find opportunities to earn Professor Points.

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