Pokémon VGC19 Midseason Showdown 5 (Moon Series) Singapore
Tournament ID: 19-03-000701
Date: Mar 23, 2019 (Sat)
Organizer Email: [email protected]
Participation Fee: SGD$8 (Online registration before 17 Mar 2019 11.59pm) $10 otherwise
Start time: 10:30
Last person in queue by: 12:00
Maximum number of players: 64 Masters Division players (no restriction on Senior/Junior Division players)
Online registration is at the bottom of this page. Check in and walk-in registration takes place at the venue on the day of the tournament and is on a first-come-first-served basis. Players who are not in the registration queue by 12:00 as well as players who arrive after the maximum number of players have been reached will not be registered.
All Championship Points (CP) earned will go towards qualifying for the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington D.C, the USA! Thorough the season, players who top their region in Championship Points may also earn fully paid trips or travel stipends from The Pokémon Company International to participate in overseas tournaments.
Championship points will be awarded according to placement within a player’s own age division. Prizes other than Championship Points to be updated
• 50 Championship Points
• 40 Championship Points
• 32 Championship Points
Top 8 (5th-8th)
• 25 Championship Points (If division attendance > 24)
• Participation Fee
• A legitimate Nintendo 3DS series console and copy of Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon
• A legal team to participate in the entire event with
• Be present at the event with a Play! Pokémon account and ID number. If you don’t have one, please refer to the following guide and register online for one: https://tmi.pkmnvg.asia/resources/how-to-get-player-id/
• Players will battle each other using the standard Play! Pokémon format – Double battles
• The 2019 Moon Series World Championships Rules will be used. Players will battle using the game’s “Live Competition” feature. However, players should still download the “2019 Moon Series World Championships Rules” from the Festival Plaza prior to attending the event.
• All Pokémon will be automatically set to Level 50 during battle.
• Players will construct a team of 6 Pokémon, and select 4 Pokémon to use in every battle. The same team must be used for the entire tournament.
• Players may use Pokémon from the National Pokédex, except those mentioned below, that are caught or hatched in the game or received at an official event or distribution.
• Players are allowed to have up to 2 of thw following pokemon in their teams: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma.
• The following Pokémon may not be on a player’s team: Ash-Greninja, Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Magearna, Marshadow and any other Pokémon which have yet to be officially released ingame.
• A player’s team cannot contain two Pokémon with the same National Pokédex number
• Each Pokémon may hold an item, though no two Pokémon may hold the same item.
• The following items are not allowed in the Moon Series Ruleset: All mega stones, Ultranecrozium Z, Red Orb, Blue Orb.
• The following moves are not allowed in the Moon Series Ruleset: Rayquaza with Dragon Ascent
• Players may only participate with Pokémon that have the black clover symbol on their status screen, indicating that the Pokémon was obtained in Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon.
• A copy of the rule book can be downloaded from Pokémon Website from the following URL: https://assets.pokemon.com/assets/cms2/pdf/play-pokemon/rules/play-pokemon-vg-rules-formats-and-penalty-guidelines-en.pdf
• If one player was late to the match or was away from the match without a Judge’s permission for any period of time during the round, that player loses the match unless the Judge was made aware of this absence in advance of the end of the match.
• The tournament will be run using a Swiss format.
• Every round, players will be paired up with a single opponent to battle against
• Swiss rounds are decided by a Best-of-3 set of battles
• All players will be able to play until the end of the Swiss rounds unless they choose to drop or are disqualified from the tournament.
• On top of the time limits the game automatically enforces, the organisers will enforce a time limit of 50 minutes per round as well. After this is reached, games still in progress will be allowed 3 more turns to conclude, and if they haven’t by then, tiebreakers will be applied by judges to determine the result.
• After the Swiss portion of the tournament is over, the top players (number determined by division attendance) by Swiss standings will advance to the Single Elimination stage to play for the top positions. Single Elimination rounds will take place on the same day.
• Every round in the Single Elimination stage will be decided by a Best-of-3 set of battles
• The same organiser-enforced time limit will be in effect during the Single Elimination stage
Junior Division: Born in 2008 or later
Senior Division: Born in 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2007
Masters Division: Born in 2003 or earlier
Each age division will play separately. However, an age division with 5 or fewer players will be merged with other age divisions.