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Hello! My name is Wesley, but I’m more commonly known as Harry_Styles2 on Showdown. I started playing competitive Pokémon sometime in 2014, which was also when I went to my first tournament. I’ve been playing VGC ever since and have been getting more and more interested in it each passing year. I’d say that this […]

This is a list of sample teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the VGC19 Ultra Series format. We believe these teams are a great starting point for any player getting into VGC, or needing ideas for a team! We encourage you to use these teams as a guide […]

VGC20 Play! Pokémon Season

Posted August 24th 2019 by

Overview The Pokémon Video Game Championship Series events will begin the season using the 2019 Ultra Series Format with Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon games on the Nintendo 3ds. Events will transition to Pokémon Sword and Shield on the Nintendo Switch beginning January 4 2020. VGC19 Ultra Series – Ruleset Overview (Until January 4 […]

VGC20 Events

Posted August 24th 2019 by

Use this page to plan out your VGC20 Season with all announced Regional, Special Event and International Championship locations for the VGC20 Season. This page will be updated throughout the season as more events are announced. International Championships Date Event Country Location Format Nov 15–17 Latin America São Paulo, Brazil VGC19U Feb 21–23 Oceania Melbourne, […]

Resource Hub

Posted August 24th 2019 by

Everyone has to start somewhere! Many new or returning players may struggle to find VGC-specific resources. From the basics of strategy to team construction or format information, knowing where to read and who’s knowledge to trust can be a hard task. In an information-based game such as ours, the right resources are critical to both […]