Won't you use the Pokemon Card Game
knowledge and skills that you have as
an Official Judge or Event Organizer?

What is the Pokémon Trading Card Game QualificationProgram?

We are currently recruiting players who are very knowledgeable and are passionate about making Pokémon TCG even more popular to join us in taking on this task.

What is an Event Organizer?

When you are certified as an Event Organizer, you may independently organize a sanctioned Pokémon TCG event. All Event Organizers send an application to the The Pokémon Company and once your event has been approved as a sanctioned event, it will posted on the official Pokémon website and otherofficial SNS accounts. Official Prizes will also be provided for your events. At the same time, you have a duty to submit written reports on these events.

What is an Official Judge?

Official Judge is a qualification that certifies a player as a Rules Expert who is very knowledgeable aboutthe rules of the Pokémon TCG. Those who are certified as Official Judges bear the important position of Judge staff at various officialtournaments, ensuring that the tournaments are managed properly and fairly. In tournaments, while Judges operate within their designated positions and scope of responsibilities,judges who are of the highest level are closer in position to that of the main organizer: as a rules arbiterensuring the integrity of the tournament.

What is the Certification Exam?

The important information about the Event Organizer and Official Judge Certification Exam is foundbelow. We plan to announce the details about the Certification Exam in early December. Please wait for furtherannouncements.

※   Content of the Exam:
(First Exam)50 Questions on proper play procedure and rules
(Second Exam)Interview

※   Method of Examination:
The First and Second Exams will be held online
Time Limit:60 minutes

※   Certification Conditions:
Is of legal age in their place of residence.
Has not had their certification revoked not only in their place of residence, but elsewhere.
Has passed the required passing rate in the first exam
=Event Organizer 60%, Official Judge 80%
A person that The Pokémon Company has deemed to be
qualified for the position.
Will sign the Pokémon TCG Event Organizer agreement
Receipt of Certification Badge

Support for Official Certified members

■   Self-organized eventsn
Official Pokemon Card Game prizes are provided.

Once an Event Organizer's event proposal has been approved, they will be given an allowance based on factors such as the number of participants and the number of events they have held.

■   Official Judge
You will receive merchandise and supplies as a token of gratitude based on the number of days you participated.

■   Reward Program
At the beginning of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Asia Championship Series from Sept. 1, 2022, we will start a Rewards Program for Official Judges who have participated in tournaments and assisted the management and for Event Organizers who have organized competitions, where they could receive Original merchandise based on the number of times they've performed such activities. We plan to share the details with those who passed the Certification Exam.

■   Other plans for the members
- Certified Members-only Card game tournament (once a year)
- Judge training session