Reports

Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Dylan’s Report

The first ever Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals was held at AUS PAX 2013 (which was also a first for Australia). I’ve had my team ready for ages, mostly because I never change my team (only move sets and items occasionaly). I was expecting at least 100 Masters to turn up but after finding out that there were almost 180 Masters ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Tony’s Report

Standing in the queue for registration was amazing. You could feel the tension in the air around you. This was my first event since the Gametraders at Highpoint event some time ago. This was also my first time using the Battle Box system; I had 3 Pokémon under level 50, and assumed they would scale up. The Team The plan ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Neel’s Report

To be honest I didn’t even know the National competition or PAX was even running until about 2 weeks before it was on! I heard about the qualifying tournaments at the same time but was too busy to go to the local Melbourne one. I thought I wouldn’t be able to attend this monumental event which was sold out. My ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Jackson’s Report

When I heard the first ever Australian Pokémon Video Game National Championships was at PAX, I was so pumped! I went to the train station to wait for my best friend to arrive, and we then talked about our teams. Master Division was on July 20th. At 12pm that day, registration closed, and it was time to battle! My Team ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Interview with Nicholas

Nationals Interview Questions Name: Nicholas Steer Age: 18 Location: Melbourne 1. When did you become interested in Pokémon VGC? I started to become interested in Pokémon VGC probably in 2010 after Worlds, where I started to see Kyorges and Palkias in masses, so I built a team on my Pokemon HeartGold and used it in-game. 2. How long have you ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Robert’s Report

G’day my fellow Australians. My name is Robert (you may know me as ‘Stache Man and/or No. 1 Machop Fan), and I’m here to give my 2¢ on the experience that was Australia’s very first Pokémon Video Game National Championships. This is something I’ve been dreaming about ever since the series started in 2009! I had been working until late ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Junior Division – Holly

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Junior Division was held early Sunday at the Nintendo Booth. There were a total of 10 tiny competitors, but they sure knew how to play Pokémon! As the competition had young competitors, Nintendo announced that they would be doing a Round Robin ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Master Division Winner

Last Saturday was the day that the first Pokémon National Championships were held for Australia. Many people have wanted an official Pokémon tournament Down Under for quite a while, and Nintendo have finally responded. I received my One-Day pass to PAX to compete after attending the warm up tournament a couple of weeks before at Federation Square. Although I got ...

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