Pokémon Special Championships is coming to DreamHack Valencia


Start planning your strategy for the tournament and book the dates since between July 13 and July 14 Pokémon is coming to Valencia! Not only can you expect two days of great matches but this is also the chance to jumpstart your 2019 season since the Special Championships at DreamHack valencia is the first official tournament of the competitive calendar year!

This is the first time DreamHack Valencia hosts a Special Championships and we could not be more excited to be a part of the official 2018 Pokémon circuit! DreamHack invites players from all skill levels to join the competition at Valencia and meet the rest of the community at the event.

All players who join the tournament will receive a competitor gift shown below. These items can not be bought separately, only players with the specific Pokémon competitor ticket will receive the cap or the playmat.



To learn more about Pokémon, make sure to visit: https://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/

Tournament inscription: https://goo.gl/forms/QufsDUklde2JIOTP2


Tournament specific information
All competitors in the Special Championships must buy the specific Pokémon Competitor ticket. Note that the tournament is free of charge to enter meanwhile this ticket gives you access to the DreamHack Valencia festival and secures the player a spot in the tournament.

Masters Players TCG & VG
Main Tournament: July 13 & July 14

July 13
Tournament Confirmation: 10:00 – 11:30
Tournament Starts: 12:00
Tournament Ends: When single elimination players are decided for the second day of tournament play

July 14
Tournament continues: 11:00 CEST
Latest end time: 22:00 CEST

Side events – July 14: TCG CUP (standard) & Mid Season Showdown
Registrations Open: Afternoon July 13
Registrations Closes: 20:00 CEST July 13
Side events starts: 12:00 CEST July 14 – continues to run until completed

Seniors & Juniors Players TCG & VG
July 14

Special Championships Tournament Confirmation: 10:00 CEST – 11:30 CEST
Tournament Starts: 12:00 CEST
Tournament Ends: When full tournament is completed, around 22:00 CEST at latest

Note: The full tournament for Junior and Senior players will be played on July 14th

Special Championships – Player Registration
Please follow these instructions to successfully register for the Special Championships.

To register for the tournament you are required to have a valid Pokémon Competitor ticket. These can be bought on the ticket page. The price is 35 euro. Please note that this ticket is required to enter the DreamHack festival meanwhile there is no connected fee to participating in the Special Championships. You will not be able to enter the Special Championships with any other ticket.
Fill out the player registration form with your personal details, player details and ticket order information.
The tournament organizer will confirm your participation in the Special Championships within 48 hours of completed registration. Please do not submit more than one tournament registration if you are not instructed to do so by the tournament organizer.



Make sure to stay up to date with the official rules that can be found here:

TCG Rules: https://goo.gl/Z4i8d1

Please note that the format for the TCG tournament is Standard.

VG Rules: https://goo.gl/EQM8Te

For tournament related questions, please send your inquiries to [email protected] Make sure to ask your question in English and tournament administrators will get back to you as soon as possible.