Gnome Games will host Pokémon League Challenge Tournaments at all Gnome Games stores in November.

Get started in the world of competitive Pokémon TCG play at Pokemon League Challenge tournaments. Gnome Games hosts these small, entry-level events once a month at each store. The November events are the 1st Season of the Crimson Invasion League Season.

In Pokémon TCG League Challenge tournaments players can earn Championship Points and work toward earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships!

Pokemon League Challenge events are open to all players. Gnome Games League Challenges are always Standard format and require a $10 entry fee to play. Players need to bring their own legal 60-card deck, damage counters, a randomizer and come prepared with a Pokemon Deck List – ready to turn in when they register.

Here is the November 2017 Gnome Games Pokemon League Challenge Schedule

Saturday November 18th

Crimson Invasion Season 1 – Pokemon League Challenge
Gnome Games Green Bay West
Registration Opens 9:30
Tournament Starts at 10:00 SHARP
Entry $10

Saturday November 25th

Crimson Invasion Season 1 – Pokemon League Challenge
Gnome Games Appleton East
Registration Opens 9:30
Tournament Starts at 10:00 SHARP
Entry $10

Saturday November 26th

Crimson Invasion Season 1 – Pokemon League Challenge
Gnome Games Green Bay East
Registration Opens 12:30
Tournament Starts at 1:00 SHARP
Entry $10

Players will need their standard legal 60 card deck, a printed deck list, their POP Pokemon ID card, a randomizer (dice or coin), damage counters and condition tokens (burn, paralyzed, asleep) and their $10 entry fee.

Tournament is SWISS format with best 2 of 3 matches. Number of rounds will be determined by number of players.

Winner of each match will receive a booster pack. Championship Points will be awarded to players who have registered their POP ID in accordance with the official Pokemon Championship Point System

There is no Top Cut for a League Challenge

Standard Format

The Standard format is the standard tournament format for Play! Pokémon events.

The 2018 season Standard format currently consists of the following expansions and sets

  • XY—BREAKthrough
  • XY—BREAKpoint
  • Generations
  • XY—Fates Collide
  • XY—Steam Siege
  • XY—Evolutions
  • Sun & Moon
  • Sun & Moon—Guardians Rising
  • Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows
  • Shining Legends
  • Sun & Moon—Crimson Invasion legal on November 17, 2017
  • XY Trainer Kit—Latias and Latios
  • XY Trainer Kit—Pikachu Libre and Suicune
  • Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
  • Mc Donald’s Collection 2016
  • Black Star Promo Cards: XY67 and higher, SM01 and higher

For more information about Pokemon Tournaments please visit the official Pokemon Tournament Rules website – https://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/about/tournaments-rules-and-resources/

Want to play Pokemon but don’t want to play in a tournament?
Come to our Free Pokemon Leagues every week and just have fun!

Monday 4 – 6 – Gnome Games Green Bay West
Wednesday 4 – 6 Gnome Games Green Bay East
Thursday 4 – 6 Gnome Games Appleton East
Friday 4 – 6 Gnome Games Green Bay West
Sunday 1 – 4 Gnome Games Green Bay East

Looking for hard core tournaments?  Check out the Pokémon League Cups

 

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