UK Pokémon Battle Tournament Dropping Next Month
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If you’re still into Pokémon while in your 20s, and are really into the series’ meta, and you happen to live in the UK, it may interest you that there’s going to be a tournament coming very soon for Pokémon players within Scotland, Wales and England.

According to Serebii in its latest update (2/21/13), Nintendo UK has announced a special Battle Tournament to be held across the UK this spring. Qualifiers for this tournament are to take place in numerous GAME stores throughout the country from March 1, starting at GAME Brighton and the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham.

There are four different titles to win during this tournament, which spreads out across different age groups and all contain different prizes. Peoples aged 13 and over are eligible to win the “Ultimate Pokémon Expert” title, which results in a trip to Japan and a fast track entry to the Video Game Championships event later on this year. The “Junior Expert” title goes to peoples ages 12 and under, and the respective prize is a weekend trip to the Alton Towers theme park in England. The “Ultimate Team” title is for a family of one person aged 16 and over and another person aged 13 and under in a Multi Battle, which rewards said family with £250 to spend on Nintendo’s store and a trip to EGX London 2014. The final title, “Pokémon Apprentice” is for first-time players of Pokémon.

The tournament’s finals are to be held in London on April 26. The qualifiers are to be held at the places listed below. If you’re interested, you can register your place in the tournament by heading on over to Nintendo’s official registration page for the tournament here.

  • GAME Brighton (1st March)

  • Bullring, Birmingham (1st March)

  • GAME Dundee (2nd March)

  • GAME Bristol Cribbs Causeway (5th April)

  • Intu Braehead, Glasgow (5th April)

  • GAME Hamleys (8th March)

  • GAME Cardiff (8th March)

  • Intu Eldon Square, Newcastle (8th March)

  • GAME Banbury (15th March)

  • GAME Sheffield Meadowhall (15th March)

  • WestQuay, Southampton (15th March)

  • GAME Nottingham Victoria Centre (22nd March)

  • Bluewater, Kent (22nd March)

  • GAME Norwich (22nd March)

  • GAME Westfield Stratford City (29th March)

  • Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester (29th March

Kieran Mackintosh
Kieran Mackintosh
@KingSongbird

Contributing Writer
Date: 02/21/2014

02/21/2014 05:12PM

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