Nintendo has recently announced plans for the Pokémon VGC series in Australia and New Zealand. The best players will win travel awards to the Regional Championships, and eventually the Pokémon Video Game World Championships in August this year.

The Australia and New Zealand Regional Championships will take place at the following locations on the listed date:

Perth – Saturday 10th May
Adelaide – Sunday 11th May
Sydney – Saturday 17th May
Brisbane – Sunday 18th May
Melbourne – Saturday 24th May
Auckland – Saturday 31st May

The 2014 Pokémon Video Game World Championships will take place in Washington D.C. on the 16th and 17h of August this year where the new 2014 World Champions of the Juniors, Seniors and Masters divisions will be found.