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logoWhether your goal is to be the best on your block or the best in the world, Pokémon Organized Play is pure fun for Pokémon TCG fans.

The 2008–2009 Pokémon Trading Card Game Organized Play season is now underway, and players from all over the world are busily building decks and testing new strategies in preparation for exciting new battles. By participating in select POP events, players can earn Pokémon TCG cards and merchandise, as well as scholarships ranging from $500 to $7,500 (prizes vary from country to country).

Pokémon TCG players, here are some ways you can get involved in Pokémon Organized Play. Get ready for new friends, competitive play, and most important—FUN!

Pokémon TCG League
Pokémon TCG Leagues provide a place in your neighborhood for you to get together with other fans of the Pokémon TCG and have some fun. Using your own cards, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! And you can do all this with other Pokémon TCG players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do. This is a great place for beginners to get started in Pokémon Organized Play. Click here to find out more.

Pokémon TCG Championship Series
Already a skilled player? Then this is the place for you. The 2008–2009 Pokémon Championship Series has already begun with Battle Road Autumn, which will be followed by City Championships,
State/Province/Territory Championships, Regional Championships, Battle Road Spring, and National Championships, all leading up to the 2009 Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships next August. Click here for more information.

Prerelease Tournaments
Pokémon TCG Prerelease tournaments allow you to receive and play with cards from upcoming expansions two weeks prior to the official release date of the set. Rip into brand-new booster packs, build new decks, and try to take your game to the winner's circle! Click here to learn more.

Source: http://go-pokemon.com/op/news/articles/44.html