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2013 Pokémon U.S. National Championships, July 5 – 7

Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game players, supporters and fans from throughout the U.S. will descend upon Indianapolis for the 2013 Pokémon National Championships the weekend of July 5th – 7th. The Indiana Convention Center is hosting the open, family-friendly event where players of all ages and skill levels in good standing are […]

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2012 Pokémon Autumn Regional Championships

The Pokémon Autumn Regional Championships are coming to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th! The tournament is open to all Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game players in good standing and is a free event for all participants and supporters. The Autumn Regional Championships are the first of three Regional events across the U.S. and Canada in the 2012-2013 Play! Pokémon season that give players an opportunity to earn a travel award to their respective 2013 Pokémon National Championships (U.S. or Canada based on citizenship)! The Pokémon TCG and video game Autumn Regional Championships will take place together – one location, one weekend, one exciting event for the area’s top players! The Pokémon TCG Regional Championships begins Saturday, October 13th while the video game tournament will be played in its entirety on Sunday, October 14th.

Registration is held on-site, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday for Trading Card Game competitors and 9:30 a.m. on for Sunday for video game players. Tournament schedule, rules, regulations, and age divisions can be found at http://www.pokemon.com/play.

This post was submitted by Ashley Johnson.

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2012 Pokémon U.S. National Championships, June 29 through July 1

The Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN plays host to the largest Pokémon video game and Trading Card Game (TCG) tournament of the year—the 2012 Pokémon U.S. National Championships, Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 1. Top players will earn invitations to the 2012 Pokémon World Championships held in Waikoloa, HI.

Play! Pokémon gives players of all ages and skill levels across the globe a chance to compete for prizes and the rights to call themselves a true Pokémon Trainer.  Tournament Organizers hold sanctioned tournaments all over the world.  These events are held regularly in game stores, and players compete for new and exclusive Promo cards.  In addition, each player is able to track their rankings and rating online.  These events, while competitive, offer regular, inexpensive organized play to everyone and are fun for players of all ages and skill levels.

The Pokémon TCG U.S. National Championships is a sanctioned title event open to U.S. resident players who have earned the requisite amount of Play! Points.  It is open to all U.S. residents in good standing and admission for the action-packed weekend is free.  For more information visit www.pokemon.com/us/organized-play.

This post was submitted by Michelle Isacson.

MLK Jr. Free Day at Conner Prairie

January 16
MLK Jr. Day
Free/Community Day
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park will be open to the public free of charge. In honor of King’s commitment to community and education, guests can participate in rousing science activities in Science Lab, take a tour of the historic Conner Homestead, create a card for soldiers overseas, and play famous African American bingo. Guests can also participate in the “We Are Alike” people quilt in Craft Corner, where paper dolls are decorated and joined hand-to-hand with others, or let their imaginations run wild and explore multiple activities in Discovery Station.

Guests are encouraged to bring a canned good item for donation to help support the Indiana Food Bank.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.

Indianapolis Tornados Enter Round Two of GDFL Playoffs


Saturday night (9/3), the undefeated Indianapolis Tornados will host the Tennessee Hurricanes in the second round of the Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) playoffs. The Tornados rank #2 in the GDFL (out of 94 teams) and # 8 in the nation amongst all leages (over 350 teams). The winner of this game will advance to the quarterfinals to play either the Oklahoma Thunder or the Dallas Diesel.

Tickets for the game are $10 for adults, $8 for youth (ages 8-17), children 7 & under are FREE! Parking is FREE! Concessions are reasonably priced. Gates open at 5:30 pm at Park Tudor Academy and Kick-off is at 7:00 pm.

For more information on the team, visit “Indianapolis Tornados” on facebook or visit the website at www.indianapolistornados.com.

This post was submitted by David Seiter.