2015-16 Standard format (TCG)

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The 2015-16 Standard format of the Pokémon Trading Card Game, formally called the Modified format, is one of two formats (Standard and Expanded starting with the 2014-15 season) used for Play! Pokémon organized play and in most sanctioned tournaments worldwide from September 2015 to September 2016. It is also used in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.

Play period

The 2015-16 Standard format was announced on July 15, 2015, rotating out all the remaining sets of the Black & White Series.

  • North America and Europe: September 2, 2015 to September 1, 2016

Rotated expansions

Black & White Series

Black Star Promos

Legal expansions

XY Series

Black Star Promos

McDonald's Collection

Premier events

  • 2015-2016 City Championships
  • 2015-2016 State/Province/Territory Championships
  • 2015-2016 Regional Championships (U.S. & Canada)
  • 2016 National Championships
  • 2016 World Championships

External links