Pokémon players, supporters, and fans from throughout Virginia are invited to attend the 2013 Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) State Championships being held Saturday, March 9th. The Meadow Pavilion at the Meadow Event Park is hosting the open, family-friendly event where competitors will vie for the coveted title of Pokémon State Champion and earn Championship Points that count toward a potential invite to the 2013 Pokémon World Championships, taking place in Vancouver, B.C. this August. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., players of all ages and skill levels in good standing are encouraged to participate in the premier event that guarantees competitors the opportunity to play in multiple rounds, no matter what their win-loss record is. Visit http://www.pokemon.com/play to learn more about the tournament rules, regulations, and prizes as well as how to become involved in premier events throughout the U.S.