Pokémon Video Game Midseason Showdown

The Midseason Showdown at DreamHack Summer 2017 welcome all Pokémon video game players to meet other players, test their skills and earn Championship Points. All players who have a Trainer Club account and are in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program are welcome to participate; there are no qualifications or residency restrictions. Please note that this event is a Bring Your Own Device event, so be sure to pack your system and sign up below!

Sign up & Information

Date: Monday June 19th
Location: DreamHack Summer 2017, Hall B
Sign up: https://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/pokemon-events/17-06-001295/
Prize pool: 5000 SEK (top 8) + Championship points


Welcome to a Pokémon Sun and Moon 3DS tournament! Only Pokèmon from Alola with the following Pokédex numbers may be used: 1-204, 206-288, 293-299. They must be hatched or caught in Sun/Moon or be downloaded from an official event. No Megas may be used.
Only one of each Pokémon or item may be used.
Further rules can be found in the official rules document:

We will be playing best of 3, 20 minute matches with 45 seconds thinking time during the swiss rounds and the top cut.

Confirmation on location between 10.00-10.30 on monday 19th june. Team lists must be submitted during registration. You can fill one out in advance. The forms are here:

Pokémon created with external devices are against the rules and the “spirit of the game”.

NOTE: Only european 3DS consoles and game cartridges are allowed. Make sure you have installed the latest updates to both your console and your game.
The tournament is free although DreamHack entrance is required.
We will have goodies for all who participate as well as some prizes to be revealed on the day!

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Pokémon Video Game Midseason Showdown information:

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