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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

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I don`t like Pokemon much.
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