Pokemon U.S. National Championships To Be Live-Streamed For The First Time

By Ishaan . June 6, 2014 . 12:01pm

This year’s Pokémon U.S. National Championships will be live-streamed via Twitch for the first time ever, The Pokémon Company has announced.

 

The 2014 Pokémon U.S. National Championships takes will run from July 4th – 6th in Indianapolis, IN, and will be streamed at Twitch.tv/Pokemon. Stream timings are as follows:

 

  • Saturday, July 5, noon–5 p.m. EDT: Pokémon Video Game Swiss Rounds
  • Saturday, July 5, 5–9 p.m. EDT: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • Sunday, July 6, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. EDT: Pokémon TCG Top Cut and Finals
  • Sunday, July 6, 2–5 p.m. EDT: Pokémon Video Game Top Cut and Finals

 

Competitors and fans that attend the U.S. National Championships will get a special Shiny Mamoswine for their Pokémon game. The Mamoswine will be at level 50 and will know the following moves: Icicle Spear, Earthquake, Icicle Crash, and Rock Slide.

 

The Mamoswine has an Adamant Nature, comes with the Thick Fat Ability, and holds a Choice Scarf item. You’ll need a copy of Pokémon X or Y to avail him.


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  • Ace

    Kewl.

  • konsama

    Really cool. I still miss my pokemen, that porygon 2 that gave me so many ragequits. :/

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/xxHiryuuxx Kaleido-Ruby

    And probably straight 20 IVs on that Mamo. Those special ones tend to be. More of a wall-hanging than a competitive use, really.

  • James Enk

    nice

  • God

    I wish they held this kind of thing where i live… closest we ever get is an ocasional TCG tournament.

  • beemoh

    Twitch Watches Pokémon Instead

  • Slayven19

    I’ll participate, I’ll probably lose bad though.

  • http://kinlit.com Kuiper

    It’s worth pointing out that this isn’t the first time that TPCI has streamed a VGC or TCG event; it’s just the first time it’s been done for US Nationals. (Previously, TPCI-sponsored livestreaming was limited to the World Championships. I have memories of coaching people on various Pokemon sites on how to register for nico nico douga to watch the official stream.)

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