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Published on September 22nd, 2012 | by Firestorm

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Pokémon Meet-Ups and Black & White 2 Launch Events in Canada

Are you looking for reasons to meet up with other Pokémon fans aside from the Video Game Championships? With the release of Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2 around the corner, Nintendo has some plans in the works to promote the game. Canadians in the following areas can meet up and receive free swag while hanging out and trading or battling with other trainers. Additionally, those in Montreal and the Greater Toronto Area will get launch parties to celebrate the game with activities and of course copies of Black 2 and White 2 to play. If you’re thinking of attending one, let us know in the comments!

Meet-Ups

September 29th, 2012 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Local Time)

British Columbia

  • Coquitlam: Coquitlam Shopping Centre (Food Court)
  • Richmond: Lansdowne Shopping Centre (Food Court)

Alberta

  • Calgary: Chinook Centre (Food Court)
  • Edmonton: Kingsway Garden Mall (Food Court)
  • Edmonton: West Edmonton Mall (Phase 3 Food Court)

Saskatchewan

  • Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan (The Bowl)

Manitoba

  • Winnipeg: Garden City Mall (Food Court)

Ontario

  • Barrie: Power Up Gaming
  • Brampton: Shopper’s World (Food Court)
  • Etobicoke: Humber College Lake Shore Campus (Lake Café)
  • Ottawa: World Exchange Plaza (Food Court)
  • Pickering: The park behind Pickering City Hall
  • Toronto: Yorkdale Shopping Centre (Dine on 3 Food Court)

Quebec

  • Montreal: Montreal Eaton Centre (Central District Food Court)

Nova Scotia

  • Halifax: Scotia Square (Food Court)

This list is subject to change. We’ll update if it does, but check the official page before heading out!

Launch Events

Ontario

Saturday, October 6th, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 7th, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Promenade Mall
1 Promenade Circle
Thornhill, Ontario

Quebec

Sunday, October 7th, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

La Récréation
404 Ontario E.
Montreal, Quebec

This list is subject to change. We’ll update if it does, but check the official page before heading out!

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About the Author

is one of the co-founders of Nugget Bridge and the Community Manager for eSports Tournament Platform Battlefy. He has been playing Pokémon since 1999, competitively since 2007, and attending tournaments since 2010. He lives in Vancouver, Canada with a degree in Interactive Art & Technology + Communications. You can follow him on Twitter at @rushanshekar.



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