The hunt for Australia’s National CATAN Champion started last weekend with State Championship heats in SA at The Lost Dice, with finals to follow on 4 June. Additional State Championships will be held in QLD, NSW and VIC, with winners of each tournament vying for a seat in the Top 16 at the Australian CATAN National Championship held in Canberra on 6 August 2022.
64 players at the National Championship will then compete for a place in the top four where a champion will be crowned to represent Australia at the CATAN World Championship in Malta in November 2022. First through fourth placements at the World Championships receive a trophy and assorted CATAN-themed merchandise. The Winner gets a stack of games (titles TBC) and a seat and trip to the next World Championships in 2024. Top 16 placements also receive upgraded game pieces!
Full schedule below with links to register (both the NSW and QLD Championships are selling fast!):
3 x CATANimals Plushies (assorted variety) (SRP: $29.95)
Popular gateway board game CATAN hosts the CATAN World Championships bi-annually, sending each country’s National Champions to the Championships to compete to be the World Champion. The tournament first started in 1995 in Germany and expanded internationally in the following years.