Home Events & Festivals 2013 Pokemon National Championsships Twitter Facebook Print About 2013 Pokemon National ChampionsshipsThousands coming to Indy for 2013 Pokémon National Championships! Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game players, supporters and fans from throughout the U.S. will descend upon Indianapolis for the 2013 Pokémon National Championships the weekend of July 5th – 7th. The Indiana Convention Center is hosting the open, family-friendly event where players of all ages and skill levels in good standing are encouraged to participate. Thousands will be in attendance, making this the largest Pokémon tournament of the year. Top players from the weekend will earn an invitation to the 2013 Pokémon World Championships being held this August in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. The action-packed weekend also includes a variety of additional activities, non-competitive play, and prerelease events. Preregistration for Pokémon TCG players will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 4th, with open registration taking place Friday, July 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.