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2018 Premier Challenge Los Angeles #5

Saturday, January 6, 2018


11:00am - 11:45am (registration)
Round 1 will start at 12:00pm


Next-Gen Games
5360 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036


Entry Fee
$5 Cash/Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) or 170 Bulk Pokémon Cards (No Trainers or Energy Cards) Click here for more info on Bulk


You also need to have a Play! Pokemon Player ID. If you don't have one, you can get one online. Click here for information on how to get a Player ID online.


Prizes will be awarded for each age division (subject to change):

Fabulous prizes will be awarded to top finishers in each age category as well as the following Championship Points:


Placement Championship Points Kicker
1 15 0
2 12 0
3-4 10 0
5-8 8 24
9-16 6 48
17-32 4 100


Tournament Format and Rules
This tournament will use the VGC 2018 Standard Format. Click here to view and download the 2018 format rules.

Here's a brief summary of the new format:

  • All battles will be Double Battles played in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • All Pokémon from National Pokédex No. 001 through 806 are allowed, with the following restrictions:
    • Pokémon must have the Alola symbol showing they were caught in the Alola region
    • Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Marshadow, and Ash-Greninja are not allowed
  • Duplicate Pokémon are not allowed
  • All items are allowed, including Mega Stones and Z-Crystals, but duplicate items are not allowed
  • All Pokémon are set to Lv. 50, including Pokémon below Lv. 50
  • Players will have 5 minutes of Your Time