A First-Time Regionals Experience

A First-Time Regionals Experience

Thursday, March 17th Our story begins on regional’s eve… Thursday night in Austin, Texas. My plan was to fly out the next morning at 8 am, but the opportunity came to hang out with some cool VGC peeps. That would become the theme for the story of my first experience...
Words from Our Double-Down Invitational Trainers!

Words from Our Double-Down Invitational Trainers!

Hello all. My name is David Alan “Argyle” Burnett and as the USPA’s Double Down Invitational gets set to kick off, we thought it’d be a good idea to give you all some insight into some of our competitors. These Trainers have fought for a place in the invitational over...
Argyle Asks – The Rising Sun

Argyle Asks – The Rising Sun

Argyle Asks – The VGC Drought – Questions with Top Players on the Rising Sun  Groudon’s current music choice – https://youtu.be/tUHWv3S4ONY?t=83    Hello everyone! Today, we’ll be taking a look at one of the biggest meta shifts we’ve had in...
Argyle Asks – An Interview with Stefan “Pengy” Mott

Argyle Asks – An Interview with Stefan “Pengy” Mott

Hello all. My name is David Alan “Argyle” Burnett and today I’ll be sharing an interview I had with Stefan “Pengy” Mott off the back of two very impressive runs at Salt Lake City and Liverpool Regionals. Without further ado, let’s dive in!  Introductions are in...
How to Prepare for a Regional

How to Prepare for a Regional

Hello! I’m Alyssa Smith, aka Temporal. I’ve been playing in the circuit since 2013 or so, and I’ve been to 50 major (regional level+) tournaments since then. I’ve played in worlds for the TCG in 2015, and for VGC in 2016. I’ve Top Cut Madison regionals 3 times, 2015,...
2022 All-USPA Teams

2022 All-USPA Teams

Hello everyone! My name is Gerald (Tre’) Hoard, and I’m the commissioner for the USPA League. For this year’s iteration of the USPA League, we wanted to do something a little special for the players that performed the best. Introducing the All-USPA...
Words from Our Double-Down Invitational Trainers!

DoubleDownVGC

DoubleDownVGC is your one-stop shop for VGC Tournaments! Compete for glory and a chance to win the DoubleDownVGC Invitational! This series is all double elimination tournaments held on Saturdays at 7cst. All tournaments will be held on cart using Pokemon Sword and...
Interview With USPA Commissioner Gerald Hoard

Interview With USPA Commissioner Gerald Hoard

Prior to the pandemic, most VGC communities saw a massive increase in the number of players attending local events thanks to the Sword and Shield release in late 2019. Sadly, live events being cancelled shortly after the release (due to COVID) halted that growth and...