Johannesburg Pokemon Special Event Announcement:
The Pokémon company international in association with Amiewor @ The Nexus are proud to host a Pokemon VGC Special event, sponsored by The Nexus.
Details around this type of event and other Pokemon VGC events can be found here: www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/pokemon-events/pokemon-tournaments/
Details for this specific event can be found below:
The Nexus – The Hub For All Things Gaming
21 Harley Street, Randburg, 2194, Ferndale, Johannesburg, 2194
Please park across the road in the event parking where space will be available.
Round 1 starts 10:00am sharp
Entry fee: Juniors (Aged 10 years and younger) – R300; Seniors (Age 11—15) R300; Masters (Aged 16 years and older) R350
Prepayment discounts of R50 apply for payments for pre-bookings made by 5 May 2019
Pre-bookings can be made here:
Masters – link for payment details will be posted here
Seniors and Juniors – link for payment details will be posted here
NB! Entry fees that are pre-paid are non-refundable even if attendance is missed or late
Format: Standard as laid out in the official rules document (assets.pokemon.com//assets/cms2/pdf/play-pokemon/rules/play-pokemon-vg-rules-formats-and-penalty-guidelines-en.pdf)
Style: Swiss (Round Robin) with a Top Cut (I.e. Knockout stages) – (Games per round will be Best of 3 in Swiss AND Top Cut)
Number of rounds and top cut will be dependent on the number of entrants. Expect it to be a full day event.
Prizing will be provided by The Nexus.
Precise structure will be provided very soon!
Championship points will also be on the line as this is a premier event.
Points payout breakdown can be found here: www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/pokemon-events/pokemon-tournaments/special-events/
(We have been informed that the CP payout differs per region and South Africa may be different as to what’s on the site but should be similar)
Championship points are very important as they are needed to earn the all coveted World Championships on August 16-18 (Info on Worlds can be found here: www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/worlds/2019/about/)
(Info on Championship Point rankings can be found here:www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/worlds/2019/tcg-player-info/)
(Current rankings can be found here: www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/leaderboards/tcg-masters/#zone/REGION-SO/type/championship/who/all/when/28/page/1/product/tcg/league/master) – Use filters on the left for relevant divisions
This event will account for a large proportion of championship points so winning this will put one in good stead to achieving these goals.
TEAMSHEETS ARE REQUIRED! Teams will take place prior to and/or during the event.
Teamsheets are available online from:
OR come fill one out that’s supplied at the venue during registration if you need assistance
Call WhatsApp or Message the organizer/s and event co-ordinators should you have any queries.
Armand +27620550487 – Tournament Organizer
1. The event is open to all participants, including international players in other rating zones
2. Please ensure you have your Player ID on hand to complete your registration. If you don’t have a player ID as yet, do not worry, we will issue one to you during registration on the day.
3. We may or may not have a live stream set up for this event to be broadcast locally and internationally. Further information on this will be updated here on this point as things unfold.