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During the North American International Championships livestream on Sunday, June 9th, 2024, The Pokémon Company revealed the Pokémon Worlds exclusive plush Pikachu and Paradise Resort promo card.

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Here's your first look at the Pokémon Worlds exclusive plush Pikachu and Paradise Resort promo card! Both items will be available to qualified Worlds competitors while supplies last, with the Pikachu plush available for purchase at the on-site Pokémon Center pop-up store.

Sources: https://x.com/PokemonTCG/status/1799831951219761332 and https://x.com/playpokemon/status/1799831569378820446

EXCLUSIVE PIKACHU PLUSH AND PARADISE RESORT PROMO CARD REVEALED FOR UPCOMING POKÉMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI

Winners of 2024 Pokémon North America International Championships crowned in New Orleans

BELLEVUE, Wash. — June 10, 2024 — The Pokémon Company International revealed new details Sunday about the 2024 Pokémon World Championships taking place August 16 to 18 at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center in Honolulu. Pokémon fans who attended the 2024 Pokémon North America International Championships in New Orleans over the weekend, and those who tuned in to the official Pokémon livestream of the event, witnessed the unveiling of the Worlds-exclusive Pikachu plush and Paradise Resort promo card. Both items will be included in the Welcome Kit for qualified Worlds competitors, while the Pikachu plush will be available only at the Pokémon Center pop-up store at the 2024 Pokémon World Championships.

The 2024 Pokémon NAIC gathered thousands of skilled Pokémon Trainers as they battled it out in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, and the Pokémon GO and Pokémon UNITE mobile games to qualify for the 2024 Pokémon World Championships. After three days of intense competition in New Orleans, the following top players were crowned 2024 Pokémon North America International Champions:

Pokémon Trading Card Game Junior Division:
1st place: Jose Cruz Galindo Resendiz [US]
2nd place: Edison Chein [US]

Pokémon TCG Senior Division:
1st place: Nathan Osterkatz [US]
2nd place: Daniel Magda [CZ]

Pokémon TCG Masters Division:
1st place: Andrew Hedrick [US]
2nd place: Stéphane Ivanoff [FR]

Pokémon Video Game Championship Junior Division:
1st place: Kevin Han [US]
2nd place: Damon Zhu [NZ]

Pokémon VGC Senior Division:
1st place: Joshua Robinson [US]
2nd place: Adam Colson [US]

Pokémon VGC Masters Division:
1st place: Patrick Connors [US]
2nd place: Aurélien Soula [FR]

Pokémon GO:
1st place: OutOfPoket [US]
2nd place: Ashtonash [MX]

Pokémon UNITE:
1st place: Orange Juicers [NA]
2nd place: Nemesis [NA]

The 2024 Pokémon NAIC Fantasy Team Contest also took place this weekend, allowing fans to use their knowledge of the Pokémon TCG and Pokémon VGC to predict which cards and Pokémon would dominate the event. Winners of the Fantasy Team Contest will be announced later this week at fantasy.pokemon.com. However, the fun is far from over, as the Fantasy Team Contest will return with Pokémon TCG and Pokémon video game competitions for the 2024 Pokémon World Championships in Honolulu!

Source: https://press.pokemon.com/en/releases/Exclusive-Pikachu-Plush-and-Paradise-Resort-Promo-Card-Revealed-for-Up
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