Signing up on Pokemon can be challenging so follow these steps below to get you or your child signed up!
It is Highly recommended to not do this from a mobile device as some of the field appear to overlap.
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The site you will need to visit to get started is Pokemon.com click here to go to that site now.
On the left hand side of the page click join (reminder you must be over the age of 13 in order to sign up by yourself. If you are not over the age of 13 your parent/guardian will need to complete these steps.
Enter the required information on this screen (Date of Birth is in the format yyyy-mm-dd (year first)
If you get this screen a parent/guardian will need to complete the sign up
Enter in the information on this screen (IMPORTANT! make sure that the email address entered is valid and you are able to get into it.) Make sure you check the box accepting terms and conditions.
If you get this screen you have already created an account. follow on screen instructions to reset your password. EVEN IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY CREATED an account continue reading to learn how to look up your player ID number
You will get this screen. You are nearly done! next steps we will get you a player ID number (the piece you need for league)
Click Sign in Now!
This is the next screen you will get.
(IF YOU ARE A PARENT AND ONLY CREATED THIS ACCOUNT TO ADD A CHILD SKIP TO THE ADD CHILD SECTION AFTER STEP Nine if you are a parent who also needs a player id continue following ALL steps.)
Click Play! Pokemon Settings on the left hand side
Fill in the information on this screen (the Screen Name does not have to be the same as the one you previously created however it is highly recommended if it is available)
IF YOU RECEIVED A PLAYER ID FROM LEAGUE OR A TOURNAMENT MAKE SURE YOU SELECT THE CIRCLE THAT SAY I RECEIVED A PLAYER ID. (it is against terms and conditions to have more than one player ID If you do end up with more than one player ID you need to contact support.pokemon.com and let them know)
HOORAY!!! You are signed up!! You will want to select PRINT PLAYER ID CARD or have some way of showing this page to the staff at your league!
On this screen you will want to select YES! if you want to be elligible for Play! Prizes. Enter ALL information and then click SUBMIT!!!
Add a Child
Step 1 ( a parent/guardian MUST have a player account prior to setting up the Child Account)
On the main screen (follow steps one-six above to get to this screen) CLICK add a child
Step 2 (this screen does not always appear If it does not appear for you skip to step 3)
Verify your identity (any issues you have with this will need to be reported to support.pokemon.com
Ensure you are on your child's account and follow steps 7-9 above
Can I add multiple children to my account
Sure! I am unaware if there is a limit but I know parents have added 3+
I received an ID from league but I lost it.
Make sure you try and find it as it is against the terms and conditions to have more than one ID number. If you cannot find it ask your league leader they should have a copy of it. If they do not create a new one (make sure not to utilize the old one at any tournament or league.)
Am i required to have a player id
No. You are not required however in order to receive prizes from league you must be signed up with a player ID