The 2014 Pokémon World Championships will take place in Washington DC August 16-17, it has been announced.
Leading up to the event, over 30 countries on six continents are set to host Pokémon National Championships over the next few months.
The tournament winners of both Pokémon X and Pokémon Y and Pokémon Trading Card Game will earn an invitation to the 11th annual Pokémon World Championships in Washington, DC.
Key locations and dates include:
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 will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.