2019 Midseason Showdown March Moon Series

Sunday, March 24, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm registration
12:00pm (approx.) start of Round 1

Esports Arena
120 W. 5th St
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Entry Fee:
$10 cash/credit card (venue fee paid directly to the venue). After paying, present your receipt at the registration station to complete your registration for the event.

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

NOTE: the $10 venue fee lets you enter any event going on during the day. There is no additional fee for each event.

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 Events
Off the Hook Splatoon 2 Side Tournament:
Teams of 4 compete for bragging rights and some fresh medals. Think you have the best Splat Team in SoCal, come prove it! Click here for more info.

Stay tuned for more! We are currently planning side events for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Pokkén Tournament. Check back for more info. There will be a free play area so you can bring and play any game you want.

Main Tournament Format and Rules
This tournament will use the VGC 2019 Moon 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.
  • Mega Stones are not permitted.
  • UltranecroziumZ, Blue Orb and Red Orb items are not permitted.
  • Rayquaza may not know the move Dragon Ascent.