2020 Series - Regional Championships

VGC Rule Set: (From January 1st 2020)

Usable Games Pokémon Sword & Shield
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Galar Pokédex.
Banned Pokémon: Mew, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, Pokémon not captured or hatched in Sword or Shield
Allowed Gigantamax Pokémon: Butterfree, Corviknight, Drednaw, Centiskorch, Meowth, Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax, Sandaconda, Charizard (but only with Blaze)
Clauses: No same Pokémon, No same item
Players may only use Pokémon with items or moves obtained in Pokémon Sword & Shield
Match Time: 15 Minutes
Your Time: 7 minutes

Regionals Details

Regional Championships are set up across the world, mostly in North America, to provide small competitions beyond the Premier Challenges to allow for players to earn CP. There are a number of Regional competitions each year and they all follow the standard format. They often have side events for all players.

Midseason Showdown
Best Finish Limit: 6
Placement 1 2 3-4 5-8 9-16 17-32 33-64
CP Prize 50 40 32 25 20 16 13
Min Entry
      24 48 100 200
Best Finish Limit: 6
Placement 1 2 3-4 5-8 9-16 17-32 33-64 65-128 129-256
CP Prize 200 160 130 100 80 60 50 40 30
Min Entry
        48 100 200 400 800

Name Location Country Date Distribution Pokémon Streamed?
Sheffield Regional Championships Sheffield, Englandl United Kingdom September 7th - 8th 2019 Unknown
Atlantic City Regional Championships Atlantic City, New Jersey United States September 28th - 29th 2019 Unknown
Koln Regional Championships Köln Germany September 28th - 29th 2019 Unknown
Knoxville Regional Championships Knoxville, Tennessee United States October 11th - 13th 2019 Unknown
Richmond Regional Championships Richmond, Virginia United States November 2nd - 3rd 2019 Unknown
Portland Regional Championships Portland, Oregan United States November 8th - 10th 2019 Unknown
San Diego Regional Championships San Diego, California United States December 7th - 8th 2019 Unknown
Bochum Regional Championships Bochum Germany January 11th - 12th 2020 Unknown
Dallas Regional Championships Dallas, Texas United States January 17th - 19th 2020 Unknown Yes
Collinsville Regional Championships Collinsville, Illinois United States February 28th - March 1st 2020 Unknown Yes
Malmo Regional Championships Malmo Sweden March 7th - 8th 2020 Unknown
Ontario Regional Championships Ontario, Canada Canada March 13th - 15th 2020 Unknown
Charlotte Regional Championships Charlotte, North Carolina United States March 20th - 22nd 2020 Unknown Yes
Salt Lake City Regional Championships Salt Lake City, Utah United States April 4th - 5th 2020 Unknown Yes
Liverpool Regional Championships Liverpool United Kingdom May 2nd - 3rd 2020 Unknown
Albany Regional Championships Albany, New York United States May 9th - 10th 2020 Unknown Yes
Santa Clara Regional Championships Santa Clara, California United States May 22nd - 24th 2020 Unknown
Fort Wayne Regional Championships Fort Wayne, Indiana United States May 22nd - 24th 2020 Unknown Yes
Milwaukee Regional Championships Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States June 5th - 7th 2020 Unknown Yes