Pokémon Championship Qualifiers Coming To A Town Near You...Possibly

By Nick Young on May 28, 2010, 12:21PM EDT

Think you got what it takes to be a true Pokémon master? Well prove it, at the Pokémon Video Game World Championship. Players from around the world are coming together to prove who is the strongest trainer and to win the trip to Hawaii to play against some of the best players in the world.

Fans who are lucky enough to visit one of these events can compete with other trainers or merely spectate and enjoy the events other attractions. Fans may also be happy to hear that if they bring their own copy of Pokémon: Soul Silver or Heart Gold they can download a free event Pokémon. It has been reported that this year's Pokémon will be a rare shiny Eevee.

Qualifiers for the tournament have already begun but fear not, fans can still attend the events below as the tournament continues throughout key locations in the world.

Be sure to check out the official website for the tournament if your interested.

Saturday, May 29, 2010 - Dallas, TX

Saturday, May 29, 2010 - Birmingham, England

Saturday, June 5, 2010 - Atlanta, GA

Saturday, June 5, 2010 - Cologne, Germany

Saturday, June 12, 2010 - Newark, NJ

Saturday, June 12, 2010 - Lyon, France

Saturday, June 19, 2010 - Madrid, Spain

June 25-27, 2010 - Indianapolis, IN

August 13-15, 2010 - Kona Hawaii

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