More Pokemon Championships Community Events Cancelled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Following the cancellation of the Pokemon Europe International Championships, the Pokemon Company has announced another wave of event cancellations in light of concerns over the Coronavirus.

The news comes from on official news post on the Pokemon website, confirming that several other tournaments will be canceled to protect the safety and well-being of the community in light of the Coronavirus situation.

As the Pokemon Company will be evaluating many other Pokemon-related events at this time, fans are advised to check the status of events on the relevant websites before attending them.

You can read the full news post here, or read the key details below:

The safety and well-being of our community, both competitors and organizers, is our top priority.

Organizers of League, Regional, and Special Events are independent of Pokémon and act in the best interest of their event and community, including always being mindful of the safety of all attendees.

Out of an abundance of caution, and after discussions with event organizers regarding recommendations and guidance set forth by local and national health authorities, the following events are canceled:

  • Mississauga/Toronto Regional Championships, scheduled for March 13-15
  • Charlotte Regional Championships, scheduled for March 20-22
  • Regional de Pokémon de Joinville em Santa Catarina 2020, scheduled for March 28-29
  • Salt Lake City Pokémon Regional Championships, scheduled for April 4-5

Please visit the event websites for updates and for more information on Play!

Pokémon events.

We are evaluating all independent and Pokémon-organized events on a case-by-case basis based on the most up-to-date information and recommendations provided by appropriate government organizations.

We appreciate your continued support and understanding during this challenging time.

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Source: NintendoSoup, GoNintendo