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2024 Gym Challenge #27 - Premier Challenge

Join us at SoCal's premier VGC venue, Psycho Turtle Play! We've partnered with POW?! Gaming and Psycho Turtle Collectables to deliver the very best VGC Tournaments in all of SoCal. Come show off your skills, join in raids, or trade, and watch some great battles! You will need a Play!Pokemon ID to play! If you don’t currently have one, you can make one here! We strongly encourage you to purchase your spot online to guarantee your seat! Spots will be limited.


Saturday, April 20, 2024
$10 Entry Fee

11am Doors Open/Registration (signup @
12pm (approx.) Round 1 Start

Psycho Turtle Play
9549 Telegraph rd
Pico Rivera, CA 90660

We strongly encourage you to purchase your spot online to guarantee your seat! Spots will be limted. Signup @

This tournament will use the Regulation F Doubles Rules.

The tournament will run on Swiss style rounds, with a Top Cut. Matches will be Best of 3!

Prizes include:
1st - 4th place will win cash prizes

We will utilize an open team list format. Players are required to provide a legible and accurate list of the Pokémon that comprise their team. All Pokémon information provided on the team list will be made available to the opponent except for the Pokémon’s stats (Speed, etc.). Fill and print your team list HERE.

Regulation F Format (Full rules can be found at

  • Rental Teams ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Pokémon with the following Paldea Pokédex number can be used: #1—398.
  • Paradox and Ruinous Pokémon are permitted for play.
  • Pokémon from the DLC, The Teal Mask, and The Indigo Disc are permitted.
  • Pokemon transferred from Pokémon HOME are permitted.
  • Terastallizing is permitted.
  • Each Pokémon may hold an item, though no two Pokémon may hold the same item.
  • Players may use any items that can be obtained through regular gameplay (including—but not limited to—rewards earned through participation in online battles and other functions of games released by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo) or items that have been awarded as part of a distribution or special event.
  • Players may use Pokémon which were obtained in Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet or were received at an official event or distribution.
  • A player’s team cannot contain two Pokémon with the same National Pokédex number.
  • Pokémon may make use of any move or Ability available to that Pokémon through normal gameplay. This includes but is not limited to:
    • HiddenAbilities, if available.
    • Moves and Abilities made available through an official Pokémon event or promotion.
  • Pokémon above and below Lv. 50 are permitted but will be auto-leveled to Lv. 50 during battle.
  • Any regional Pokémon form that meets the above criteria may be used.