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Pokemon Regional and International Championships to Resume in 2022

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Today, The Pokémon Company International announced that Play! Pokémon Regional and International Championships will resume in North America and Europe for the 2022 season, with the first events slated for March 2022. 

The Play! Pokémon 2022 Championship Series season will culminate with the Pokémon World Championships planned to take place in London in August 2022. The season will include the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon video games, Pokkén Tournament DX, and for the first time, Pokémon GO in partnership with Niantic. Event dates and locations are as follows:

2022 Pokémon North America International Championships

  • June 24–26, 2022
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH, USA

2022 Pokémon Europe International Championships

  • April 22–24, 2022
  • Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Play! Pokémon Regional Championships and Special Events will also resume in North America and Europe in 2022, at the following dates and in the following locations:

North America

  • March 18–20, 2022: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • March 25–27, 2022: Orlando, FL, USA*
  • May 6–8, 2022: Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • May 20–22, 2022: Secaucus, NJ, USA
  • May 27–29, 2022: Vancouver, BC, Canada*
  • June 17–19, 2022: Milwaukee, WI, USA*


  • March 26–27, 2022: Liverpool, UK*
  • May 7–8, 2022: Bilbao, Spain (Special Event)
  • June 4–5, 2022: Milan, Italy (Special Event)

Source: The Pokemon Company

3 thoughts on “Pokemon Regional and International Championships to Resume in 2022”

  1. The new Pokemon Legends Trailer Is The Worst Thing I Have Ever Seen because it does not reveal the new pokemon. The Scyther evolution trailer was better.

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