The Pokémon Trading Card Game 2004 World Championships was held at the Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida in the United States from August 20 to 22, 2004. The event was the first World Championships event hosted by Play! Pokémon (called Pokémon Organized Play at the time). The event used the Expedition-onwards Modified Format.
Hayato Sato, of Japan, was the first Ten and Under Champion. He defeated American Reed Weichler in the final.
Takuya Yoneda, of Japan, was the first Eleven to Fourteen Champion. He defeated American Kevin Nguyen in the final.
Tsuguyoshi Yamato, of Japan, was the first Fifteen and Over Champion, winning with a perfect match record. He defeated American Chris Fulop in the final.