Pokémon GO Championship 2022 Series Format and Event Details Shared

If you’ve been sleeping with the recent Pokémon-GO-Go-Go-Competitive news, this is your morning alarm: Niantic has shared a handful of details about the upcoming Pokémon GO Championship Series 2022.

The Pokémon GO 2022 Championship Series is a set of events that allow talented Trainers from around the world to qualify to play in the Pokémon World Championships, the world’s largest official competitive Pokémon tournament.

So be prepared, as in 2022 you will be able to participate in Pokémon GO competitions live and in person, including Regional Championships and International Championships.

Pokémon GO Championship Series 2022 Rules

Pokémon GO events will be open to players at the Senior and Masters age divisions. Players must be of digital consent age or higher in their local market to participate in Pokémon GO Championship Series events:

  • Senior Division: Born in 2006, 2007, 2008 or 2009
  • Masters Division: Born in 2005 or before
  • The format of the Pokémon GO 2022 Championship Series will be the Great League.

Record

Trainers will be able to register for Pokémon GO Championship Series events through a two-phase registration window.

  • Early registration: Players who achieve Legend rank in a GO Battle League season will be able to register for certain events before anyone else during a short early registration period.
  • Open registration: Once the early registration window closes, all remaining spots will be available to players of any rank.

Online registration for the first few events will open in January 2022. The tournament organizers will handle the registration. An entrance fee may apply and events may sell out.

How to register

To register for Pokémon GO Championship Series events, you will need to link your Pokémon GO account to a Coaches Club account and have one. Play! Pokémon Player ID.

💡 This account link is separate from the account link system used to log into Pokémon GO.

You will be able to link your accounts for the Pokémon GO Championship Series registration towards the end of 2021. Details about the tournaments will also be available through the Event Locator at that time.


Pokémon GO Championship Series Events

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Pokémon GO will be featured at select events, including regional and international championships. The best Pokémon GO players at these events will win an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships 2022And some will even win a World Championship travel award too! Invitations to the World Championships will be distributed at each qualifier as follows for each age division.

Regional championships

  • 1st place: Invitation and travel award to the World Championships
  • Second place: Invitation to the World Championships

International championships

  • 1st place: Invitation and travel award to the World Championships
  • Second place: Invitation and travel award to the World Championships
  • 3rd and 4th place: Invitation to the World Championships

Cash prizes are also awarded at each event.

Visit Pokemon.com to find up-to-date details on qualifying event locations, dates, awards and more.

The Pokémon GO Championship 2022 series format and event details shared first appeared on the Pokémon GO Hub.

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