The Pokemon World Championships is now on at Vancouver Convention Centre and free to view! In case you haven’t heard we have posted the full schedule here courtesy of the Pokemon World Championships website. The competition runs Saturday August 10th from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday August 11 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. If you’ve got time this weekend go check out the action and enjoy the festival like environment at no charge.
With more than 500 competitors the Pokemon Championships is the premier event for Pokemon trainers vying for the title of master. The event is now in its 10th year and this is the first time it will be hosted outside of the US.
Saturday, August 10th, 2013
|Late Competitor Check-In||8:00 A.M.|
|Opening Ceremony||9:00 A.M.|
|Retail Hours||9:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.|
|World Championships Players’ Meetings||9:30 A.M.|
|Pokémon World Championships||10:00 A.M.|
|Side Events||10:00 A.M.–7:00 P.M.|
|Mini-League||10:30 A.M.–7:00 P.M.|
|Special Character Distribution||12:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M.|
Sunday, August 11th, 2013
|VG Final Matches Begin||9:00 A.M.|
|TCG Prerelease Tournaments||9:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.|
|Retail Hours||10:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.|
|Side Events & Mini-League||9:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.|
|Autograph Signing — Mr. Ishihara||10:30A.M-12:00P.M|
|Autograph Signing — Mr. Masuda & Mr. Unno||12:30P.M-2:00 P.M|
|TCG Finals Begin||12:30 P.M.|
|Special Character Distribution||9:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.|
|Closing Ceremony||5:30 P.M.|
If you’d like to know more about the event and who’s qualified for the competition please check out this link from Pokemon World Championships 2013.