Nintendo Australia has posted information about the Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships in their press release. Below are the details.
Compete to Win a Trip to take on the World's Best at the 2014 Pokémon Video Game World Championships in Washington, D.C.!
Pokémon fans from around Australia and New Zealand will once again have the chance to compete in the Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships in 2014.
In the lead up to the National Championships, fans will have the chance to learn from and test their skills against some of the best players in their city at Regional Championships to be held in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland (NZ), with travel awards up for grabs to the Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships.
2014 Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships:
Perth - Saturday 10th May
Adelaide - Sunday 11th May
Sydney - Saturday 17th May
Brisbane - Sunday 18th May
Melbourne - Saturday 24th May
Auckland - Saturday 31st May
At the National Championships, players will battle it out on the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games for Nintendo 3DS, where top finishers can win a trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the 2014 Pokémon Video Game World Championships, to be held 16th -17th August, 2014.
The following age divisions will apply:
Junior Division: Born in 2003 or later
Senior Division: Born in 1999, 2000, 2001, or 2002
Masters Division: Born in 1998 or earlier