Pokémon Video Game Midseason Showdowns

Put your Pokémon video game battling skills to the test in Video Game Midseason Showdowns. Midseason Showdown events are a step up from Premier Challenge competitions, featuring an increased Championship Point payout.

  • Earn significant Championship Points

  • Strengthen your connection with the Pokémon community

  • No qualifications or residency restrictions

The Midseason Showdowns give Pokémon video game players more opportunities to earn Championship Points and to test their skills in preparation for larger events.

All players who have a Trainer Club account and are in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program are welcome to participate.

2020 Pokémon VG Midseason Showdowns

The Midseason Showdown schedule in the 2020 season will be divided into series:

  • Autumn Series: September 1, 2019, through November 10, 2019

The Championship Point payout for the Pokémon VG Midseason Showdown is as follows:

PlacementChampionship PointsKicker (# of participants)


Championship Point values subject to change.

Best Finish Limit: 6 per year from any series

Championship Series Events

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