Information and Administrative Decisions | Rosters | Captain Signups | Player Signups Hello everyone! Pokemon Online World Cup (POWC) is scheduled to return this year. This is the thread for players to sign up in this tournament. Sign-up form: Tiers and Team Composition: - The Tier representation this year will be: SS OU / SS OU / SS OU / USUM OU / ORAS OU / BW OU / DPP OU / ADV OU / GSC OU / RBY OU (BO3) - Each team will have 10 starters, with anywhere between 2 and 5 subs. This means every team needs a minimum of 12 players, with the maximum being 15. If a team captain decides to play, it will count toward this player count, i.e 12-15 players per team regardless of any overlap between captains and players. - Teams that will participate in the Preseason include: Spoiler: Preseason Teams Africa [captained by @Rubyblood and @Am1r] Argentina [captained by @ElectricityCat and @Ahmad Alfatih] Asia-Pacific [captained by @eden and @TraceofLife] Greece [captained by @CBU and @the pharoah] India [captained by @Jethalal and @Rajshoot] Venezuela [captained by @_tyranibaws_] - Other returning teams include: Spoiler: Teams Brazil [captained by ?] Caribbean [captained by @Lord Thorx and @Bloody alfa] China [captained by ?] European Union: All European countries except those with their own team [captained by ?] France [captained by ?] Germany [captained by @CMx and @Nigel] Italy [captained by ?] Latin America: Mexico, Central America, and South America (with the exception of Brazil) [captained by ?] NA West-Central: The US States of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario [captained by ?] NA East: The US States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio and the Canadian Provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador [captained by ?] Spain [captained by ?] The United Kingdom + Ireland [captained by @Taiga and @SOMALIA] Eligibilities: - A PO forum account made after January 1st, 2017 will require a valid link to the corresponding Smogon account to be eligible. - The eligibility rule remains the same as in previous years: You play for the team you played for in the last year, unless you didn't play last year, or the team you played for last year no longer exists, or you are trying to play for a team that didn't exist last year. Deadlines: - For any teams that were not part of POWC 2020, and for Team India and Argentina, the deadline for player signups is March 7th 23:59 GMT. These teams should have their rosters and week 1 Lineups ready by that time as well. - For the other 12 teams, the deadline for player signups, rosters and week 1 lineups is March 21st 23:59 GMT. Week 1 will start on 22nd of March. Please post here if and only if you are signing up as a player. If you have any legitimate questions or concerns, feel free to ask us via forum PM or discord. You can reach out to us by joining the PO Tournament discord.