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Today, numerous fan-run "StreetPass" groups in the United Kingdom posted on their respective Facebook pages to inform followers that Nintendo UK are planning to hold an official Pokémon X and Y tournament in the near future. Information is still scarce, but when contacted, Nintendo UK confirmed the following details:
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{{ud}} Two new qualifying events have been added to the the top of the list.
   
* The event will take place in London on a currently unannounced date (likely to be a weekend in early December).
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[[File:Pokémon Winter Event 2013 logo.jpg|thumb|right|Pokémon X and Y tournament logo]]
   
* Anyone can attend the event, but only players who have received an entry ticket can participate in the tournament.
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Today, numerous fan-run "StreetPass" groups in the United Kingdom posted on their respective Facebook pages to inform followers that Nintendo UK are planning to hold a Pokémon X and Y tournament in the near future. Information is still scarce, but when contacted, Nintendo UK confirmed the following details:
   
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* The event will take place in London on Saturday 7 December.
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* Anyone can attend the event, but only players who have received an entry ticket can participate in the tournament.
 
* Entry tickets can be won at participating fan-run StreetPass groups, with the Top 3 in each event receiving a ticket.
 
* Entry tickets can be won at participating fan-run StreetPass groups, with the Top 3 in each event receiving a ticket.
   
   
Full details, including a list of participating StreetPass groups will be announced in the near future. Meanwhile, a [http://streetpassuk.co.uk/streetpass-uk-directory/ directory] of StreetPass UK groups is available for you to try and find the nearest group to you (note that not all groups are confirmed to be running a participating event).
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The current list of qualifying events is currently as follows:
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/1424673797750401/ University of York Pokémon Society] - 29th November, 7pm, Derwent Bar then Black Bull.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/533851453370911/ StreetPass Cambridge] - 30th November, 11am-6pm, Cambridge Leisure.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/419573398168312/ StreetPass Derry] - 16th November, 2pm, Java Coffee Shop.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/497320867042825 StreetPass Newcastle]- 16th November, 2pm, Ambar, Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE11 9XZ
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/1406270149609900/ StreetPass Portsmouth] - 16th November, 12-5pm, Tiger Tiger, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3TP.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/182362698622438/ StreetPass Somerset] - 20th November, 6-9pm, Cosy Club Taunton, Hunts Court, Corporation Street, TA1 4AJ. (Limited space, please see event page for details).
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/651609954919253/ StreetPass Brighton] - 23rd November, 12-2:30pm, Ohso Social, 250A Kings Road Arches, BN1 1NB.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/214480922056095/ StreetPass South Wales] - 23rd November, 1pm, Swansea YMCA, 1 The Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JQ.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/399723476824131/ StreetPass North Wales] - 24th November, 2-4pm, Academi  - Deinol Road, Bangor, LL57 2UW.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/735909843101717/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular&source=1 StreetPass Leeds] - 24th November, 11-4pm, Tiger Tiger - The Light, 117 Albion Street, LS2 8DY.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/378702838929794/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming StreetPass Derby] - 30th November, 12pm, Walkabout, 9-11 Market Place, DE1 3QE.
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* [https://www.facebook.com/events/529498010474583/?source=1 StreetPass Northampton] - 30th November, 1:30-4pm, Costa Express, Grosvenor Centre.
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Meanwhile, a [http://streetpassuk.co.uk/streetpass-uk-directory/ directory] of StreetPass UK groups is available for you to try and find the nearest group to you (note that not all groups are confirmed to be running a participating event).
   
 
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Update:  Two new qualifying events have been added to the the top of the list.

Pokémon X and Y tournament logo

Today, numerous fan-run "StreetPass" groups in the United Kingdom posted on their respective Facebook pages to inform followers that Nintendo UK are planning to hold a Pokémon X and Y tournament in the near future. Information is still scarce, but when contacted, Nintendo UK confirmed the following details:

  • The event will take place in London on Saturday 7 December.
  • Anyone can attend the event, but only players who have received an entry ticket can participate in the tournament.
  • Entry tickets can be won at participating fan-run StreetPass groups, with the Top 3 in each event receiving a ticket.


The current list of qualifying events is currently as follows:


Meanwhile, a directory of StreetPass UK groups is available for you to try and find the nearest group to you (note that not all groups are confirmed to be running a participating event).

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