Australia, New Zealand VGC 2016 Events Announced

Find out about the 2016 VGC events in the major Australian cities from May to July.

The Australian Pokémon Video Game Competition (VGC) 2016 Regional and National Championships have been announced by Nintendo of Australia. One VGC event will also feature in Auckland for those in New Zealand.

Times and full details of the events to be hosted are yet to be announced, but the VGC format this year allows for two powerful legendaries to be used per team in double battle format, including the likes of the Hoenn and Kalos trio. The locations and dates are as follows:


Adelaide: Sunday, May 1
The Ellington
Auckland (NZ): Saturday, May 7
ANZ Viaduct Events Centre
Sydney: Saturday, May 14
Paddington Town Hall
Brisbane: Saturday, May 21
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Melbourne: Sunday, May 29
Collingwood Town Hall
Perth: Sunday, June 5
Perth Town Hall


Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3
Melbourne Park Function Centre

These events grant Championship points that contribute toward qualifying for the World Championships. To find out more, check out the official Nintendo website. For those residing in Australia or New Zealand, do you plan to attend one of these events?

Edited by Jake.