Are you good at Pokemon X and Y? If you think you are, this might be your chance to prove your worth to everyone else who plays the game. Nintendo has announced the Pokemon Battle Tournament 2014 for UK. This is the ultimate search for the best Pokemon X and Pokemon Y experts.
There will first be qualifying events on March 1, at selected outlets of GAME stores all over UK, the leaders of those events will then be entered into the Grand Final that will be held in London sometime in April – the official announcement post didn’t give a specific date.
Two top ranking contestants from the Ultimate Pokemon Expert and Junior Expert categories will be given fast track entry into the Pokémon UK Video Game Championships event that is supposed to be held in spring this year.
There are the four titles and the perks you will get with them in case you are good enough to top the Pokemon Battle Tournament 2014:
Ultimate Pokémon Expert
The winner of the prestigious “Ultimate Pokémon Expert” title – a category open to those aged thirteen years or older – will earn themselves a week-long trip for two to Japan, the birthplace of Pokémon. They’ll be able to immerse themselves in the Pokémon world by visiting the Pokémon Center and also explore all of the sights of Tokyo.
Recommended for seasoned Pokémon players the “Ultimate Pokémon Expert” title will test your Pokémon skills to the limit.
The first and second place winners in the Ultimate Pokémon Expert category will receive fast track entry to the second round of the official Play! Pokémon UK VGC event this Spring.
Younger Pokémon Trainers (12 or under) itching to compete can enter the “Junior Expert” category. In this competition, a weekend trip for the whole family to Alton Towers hotel and theme park is up for grabs, for whoever comes out victorious.
The first and second place winners in the Junior Expert age category will receive fast track entry to the second round of the UK Pokémon Video Game Championships event this Spring.
The “Ultimate Team” competition is exclusively for two family members (one aged 16+ and one 12 or under) who want to team up and take on other families in a four-player Double Battle.
Successful teams will have the chance to win a £250 Nintendo UK Online Store voucher and a group trip for four to one of the world’s best gaming shows: EGX London 2014. This event takes place in Earls Court London, from September 25th – 28th and offers visitors the chance to play the biggest games before they are released.
New enthusiasts can enter the “Pokémon Apprentice” title; where complete newcomers to Pokémon X and Pokémon Y can battle it out to receive a mega bundle of Nintendo 3DS games up to the value of £300.
Are you up for the challenge?