Kw-logo-smaller

Pokémon U.S. National Champions Crowned

Jul 04, 2012

After a weekend of Pokémon battles, Pokémon U.S. National Tournament concluded on July 1st, 2012. With prizes ranging from Scholarships to paid trips to Hawaii for the Pokémon Worlds Tournament, this event drew in thousands of Pokémon players from across the nation. Here are the winners that will be moving on to battle it out in Hawaii this August!

Winners!

MASTERS DIVISION – Born 1996 or Earlier

Pokémon Video Game Finalists
1st place – Wolfe Glick (16) – McLean, Virginia
2nd place – Joe Pulkowski (20) – Stockton, California
3rd place – Danny Zollner (24) – Edgewater Park, New Jersey
4th place – Manoj Sunny (16) – Des Plaines, Illinois

Pokémon Trading Card Game Finalists
1st place – John Roberts II (23) – St. Louis, Missouri
2nd place – Kevin Nance (22) – Trinity, North Carolina
3rd place – Jay Hornung (23) – Madrid, Iowa
4th place – Christopher Murray (23) – Woodbridge, VA
5th place – Ashon Haswell (22) – Fayetteville, North Carolina
6th place – Tom Dolezal (24) – Akron, Ohio
7th place – Breton Brander (19) – Colorado Springs, Colorado
8th place – Carl Scheu IV (17) – Middleburg Heights, Ohio


SENIOR DIVISION – Born 1997 to 2000

Pokémon Video Game Finalists
1st place – Aaron Zheng (14) – New York City, New York
2nd place – Jonathan Hiller (13) – Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
3rd place – Toler Webb (14) – Apex, North Carolina
4th place – Paul Chua (13) – Union, New Jersey

Pokémon Trading Card Game Finalists
1st place – Ty Wheeler (15) – Dayton, Ohio
2nd place – Jason Martinez (13) – Glendale, California
3rd place – Brandon Smiley (15) – Dallas, Texas
4th place – Sean Hipp (15) – Mesquite, Texas
5th place – Jeremy Gibson (13) – Morris Plains, New Jersey
6th place – Alan-Luc Nguyen (14) – Renton, Washington
7th place – Seth Hanslik (12) – Uhrichsville, Ohio
8th place – Kaitlin Young (15) – Greenwood, Indiana

JUNIOR DIVISION – Born 2001 or Later

Pokémon Video Game Finalists
1st place – Abram Burrows (11) – Santee, California
2nd place – Brian Hough (11) – Ann Arbor, Michigan
3rd place – Devon Roth (10) – New Hyde Park, New York
4th place – Gerardo Gonzalez (11) – Fremont, California

Pokémon Trading Card Game Finalists
1st place – Ian Robb (9) – Warwick, Rhode Island
2nd place – Jonathan Croxton (11) – Charlottesville, Virginia
3rd place – Daniel Sargent (11) – Roy, Utah
4th place – Natalia Routhier (11) – Coppell, Texas
5th place – Morgan Davies (11) – North Olmsted, Ohio
6th place – Michael Catron (11) – Frederick, Maryland
7th place – Shane Kittelson-Burke (10) – Monticello, Minnesota
8th place – Anthony Menchaca (10) – Frisco, Texas

*Information courtesy of The Pokémon Company International

Have Your Say

Did you follow the Pokémon Nationals Tournament? Will you be attending the Pokémon World Championship in August? Comment below to let us know! Don't forget to check back for more event updates and new releases!

>
>

readers voted!

Comments

-Awesome_Emmy-
I actually live an hour away from indianapolis, i knew about it and was planing to atte...
commented: Wed Jul 10, 2013

boo-boo299

boo-boo299 wrote:

I don`t like Pokemon much.
commented: Sun Jul 15, 2012

PiePlatypus9

PiePlatypus9 wrote:

thats cooooooooooool
commented: Mon Jul 09, 2012

there are 16 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

Which of these Pokemon movies came out first?
  • Pokemon: The Power of One
  • Pokemon 4Ever
  • Pokemon Heroes
  • Pokemon 3: The Movie

related stories

Micro_pokemon micro
The Nationals tournament will be the biggest Pokémon video game and card game tournament so far t...
Micro_dark explorers micro1
The newest Pokémon TCG Booster Set is here! Dark Explorers introduces Darkrai-EX, one of the most...
Micro_kw micro1
Pokémon TCG expansion has introduced the next big thing, the EX Pokémon! Read our card coverage t...
Micro_micro pokepark2_ss4
Choose your favorite starter Pokemon and explore the attractions and mini-games of the PokePark! ...

Games in the forums

-Gwen42--
-Gwen42-- posted in Board Games:
Xbox
reply about 16 hours
-Gwen42--
-Gwen42-- posted in Forum Games:
Mashed Potatoes
reply about 16 hours
Zoobla
Zoobla posted in Forum Games:
Spearmint
reply about 17 hours
GlimmeringSky16
uno is bae
reply 1 day
lonnie123
lonnie123 posted in Card Games:
Jon is the best 
reply 1 day

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...