2020 Premier Challenge – Informatics Academy Singapore [Autumn Series 2]
Date: Oct 26, 2019 (Sat)
Organizer Email: [email protected]
Participation Fee: SGD$5
Registration Start time: During Round 3 of Midseason Showdown.
You may choose to register for the PC as we will open after MSS swiss r3 to speed up administrative processes.
Round 1 PC will start on the round where MSS have concluded on who can earn CP and who can’t. In the unlikely event where there are 17 to 24 Masters, players will need to choose if they wish to drop or continue their Top 8 MSS, unless time is favourable for us to start R1 PC during Top 4 MSS.
- Maximum number of players: 30 Masters Division players (no restriction on Senior/Junior Division players)
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 the stated time; 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 2020 Pokémon World Championships in London, Great Britain! 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
• 30 Championship Points
Masters: Pokemon Eevee EZ-Link Charm
Juniors/Seniors: Champion Notebook
• 16 Championship Points
Masters: Keychain and 2 TCG Booster Pack
Juniors/Seniors: Keychain and 1 TCG Booster Pack
• 12 Championship Points
Masters: Keychain accessory or 1 TCG Booster Pack
Juniors/Seniors: Keychain accessory or 1 TCG Booster Pack
Top 8 (5th-8th)
• 8 Championship Points (If division attendance = 24)
• Participation Fee
• A legitimate Nintendo 3DS series console with the latest official firmware
• A copy of Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon with the latest game patch
• 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: http://tmi.pkmnvg.asia/resources/how-to-get-player-id/
• Players will battle each other using the standard Play! Pokémon format – Double battles
• The 2019 Ultra Series World Championships Rules will be used. Players will battle using the game’s “Live Competition” feature. However, players should still download the “2019 Ultra 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 the 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.
• All items from the Moon series restriction list, including: All mega stones, Ultranecrozium Z, Red Orb, Blue Orb, are ALLOWED in the Ultra Series.
• The following moves ARE ALLOWED in the Ultra 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 single battle
• 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 2009 or later
Senior Division: Born in 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008
Masters Division: Born in 2004 or earlier
Each age division will play separately. However, an age division with 5 or fewer players will be merged with other age divisions