The Pokémon Company International have announced the locations and dates for two of their major Pokémon tournaments. The Pokémon North America International Championships will take place July 6–8 in Columbus, Ohio at The Greater Columbus Convention Center. This year’s Pokémon World Championships will be held August 24–26 in Columbus, Ohio. This year’s Pokémon World Championships will be held August 24–26 in Nashville, Tennessee.
These events will feature the best players from the Pokémon trading card game and video games. Winners will receive the title of World Champion and a share of the $500,000 prize pool.