Pokémon Video Game Midseason Showdowns

Put your Pokémon video game battling skills to the test in Midseason Showdowns. These 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

Midseason Showdowns give Pokémon video game players more opportunities to earn Championship Points and to test their skills in preparation for larger events. The Tournament Organizer may award additional prizes, which may vary from event to event. Please check the details offered by the Tournament Organizer for more information.

In order to participate, players must have a Pokémon Trainer Club account, be in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program, and comply with current COVID-19 requirements for large Pokémon events.

Registration for these events is handled by the Tournament Organizer, and an entry fee may be charged at their discretion. Please check the Event Locator for details about each event, including information regarding registration.

2022 Pokémon Video Game Midseason Showdowns

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

Placement Championship Points Kicker (# of participants)
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

Best Finish Limit: 6 per year from any series.
Championship Point values subject to change.

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