Hilton Waikoloa Village [ Map ] 69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive Waikoloa, HI 96738 +1-808-886-1234 or +1-800-HILTONS Registration: TBA The ever thoughtful Pokemon Company have put this year's World Championships in Hawaii so you can justify the trip to yourself by saying it's a vacation all the while knowing you're going there to ruthlessly battle with your pocket monsters. As the largest Pokemon event of the year, it'll have meet and greets with the creators of the game, rare Pokemon merchandise for sale... oh and determine the Pokemon World Champion. Format The Worlds tournament is usually done as a best of three swiss tournament on Saturday with a best of three single elimination top cut on Sunday for the top 8 players. The Last Chance Qualifier is usually held on Friday. It's a single elimination tournament of one game per match with the last eight remaining moving on to the Worlds tournament the next day.