2019 Midseason Showdown/BBQ Ultra Series

Sunday, May 26, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend)

10:00am - 11:00am registration
11:00am (approx.) start of Round 1

Griffith Park
Crystal Springs Picnic Area Pad B
4659 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Entry Fee:
FREE - Potluck Style BBQ (Bring a dish to share)

Let us know what you plan to bring and see what others will bring too: https://goo.gl/fP267d

Please have a team sheet and ready to turn in during registration. You can download a team sheet here.

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

Top finishers in each age category well also receive the following Championship Points:

Placement Points/CP Kicker
1 50 0
2 40 0
3-4 32 0
5-8 25 24
9-16 20 48
17-32 16 100
33-64 13 200

Side Event:
There will also be a Splatoon 2 Tournament taking place at the same time. Click here for more info about the Off the Grill Splatoon 2 Tournament.

Main Tournament Format and Rules
This tournament will use the VGC 2019 Ultra Series Standard Format. For complete rules, please view the complete video game rules document here.

  • Duplicate Pokémon are not allowed.
  • All battles will be Double Battles played in Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • All Pokémon from National Pokédex No. 001 through 807 are allowed, with the following restrictions:

    Pokémon must have the Alola symbol, showing they were caught in the Alola region.
    Duplicate held items are not allowed.

  • All Pokémon are set to Lv. 50, including Pokémon below Lv. 50.
  • Players will have 7 minutes of Your Time, up from 5 minutes in 2018.
  • Mythical Pokémon and Ash-Greninja are not permitted.
  • Players may only include two of the following Pokémon in their teams: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma.