Pokémon Leagues are a great way for Pokémon Trading Card Game players to get together in a casual setting and make new friends, trade cards, build and tune decks, and earn exclusive prizes. Pokémon Leagues must be held in a clean, safe, public location.
If you are a store owner or collaborating with a commercial venue, find out how to become an official Play! Pokémon Store here.
If you have already received the Organizer certification in the Professor Program and would like to start a League, please log in to your account and fill out the League Application for your venue. If you do not already have a Play! Pokémon account, please create one. If you are representing a commercial venue and have further questions about this process, please contact us.
Once your Pokémon League is up and running as a Play! Pokémon Store, your venue will become eligible to host exclusive Prerelease tournaments, League Challenges, and League Cups. These are intended for various groups of customers and are supported by The Pokémon Company International with branding materials and prizes. In order to sign up for any of these events, your Play! Pokémon Store needs to meet certain hosting requirements.
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This information applies to the United States and Canada only. Eligibility criteria may vary based on geographic region. This information is subject to change at any time. Please check back regularly for updates.
*These events will not resume for the 2022 Season. We look forward to sharing more information on these events with the community in the future.