More than 30 countries around the globe are set to host Pokémon National Championships over the next few months. These tournaments also provide Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video game players and Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players with an opportunity to earn an invitation to the 11th annual Pokémon World Championships in Washington, D.C.
- 2014 Pokémon German National Championships: May 3–4, 2014, in Bochum, Germany
- 2014 Pokémon UK National Championships: May 24–25, 2014, in Manchester, England
- 2014 Pokémon Italian National Championships: May 31–June 1, 2014, in Milan, Italy
- 2014 Pokémon Canadian National Championships: June 28, 20414, in Kitchener, Ontario
- 2014 Pokémon US National Championships: July 4-6, 2014, in Indianapolis, Indiana
The 2014 Pokémon World Championships venue has been revealed and will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., August 16-17, 2014. The convention center will be decked out with one-of-a-kind Pokémon paraphernalia for the thousands of players, fans, and families in attendance.