POKEMON VGC : May S12 Challenge
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POKEMON VGC : May S12 Challenge

US/Eastern | May 14, 2022

PDT: 06:15 / EDT: 09:15 / CEST: 15:15 / IST: 18:45

Participants - 60 / 256 Registered | 1 V 1

WINNERS

1 Place: 200
🏆 상자 (Lee Jeongso)

2 Place: 100
🥈 sui

3 Place: 50
🥉 てんか (YT)

4 Place: 50
🏅 Aion Juanfi

5 Place: 25
🎖 PidgeottoVGC

6 Place: 25
⭐ Idczaq

7 Place: 25
⭐ NikyuAlex

8 Place: 25
⭐ Francis


INFORMATION

ARENA
BATTLEFY.COM   
TIMEZONE

US/Eastern At: 09:15 am
DATE
May 14, 2022
PDT: 06:15 / EDT: 09:15 / CEST:: 15:15
Platform: Switch
PRIZE
$500 USD prizepool
Winner: $200 USD
Runner-up: $100 USD
3rd and 4th Place: $50 USD each.
5th to 8th place: $25 USD each.

Prizing will be paid out within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the event and will be paid out as agreed between the organization and the player(s) eligible for prizing.

Funds for Cash prize winners will be sent via PayPal, and winners will be required to provide full Legal Name and Physical Mailing Address (along with the email address associated with the PayPal account) for winnings to to be disbursed.
CONTACT


You may contact the TOs:

On Discord: GGtoor: https://discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q and Victory Road: discord.gg/SrS5TJ9
On Twitter: @VGCVictoryRoad

discord
http://discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q

DESCRIPTION

KEY INFO:

Matches are played in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield for the Nintendo Switch.
Closed Teamsheets, which means you will not be able to see your opponent's Pokémon before the battle starts.
The tournament will follow the Series 12 ruleset:
Available National Pokédex, (if they have Galar Mark or Battle Ready Mark)
Restricted Pokémon: Your team can only have two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, Calyrex
Pokémon obtained through unreleased events or through illegitimate means are not allowed.
This tournament is FREE to join and has $500 USD in prizes for the Top 8 players.
There is a CHECK-IN 60 minutes BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT.
ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS WILL BE MADE ON GGtoor's DISCORD SERVER: discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q


REGISTRATION STEPS:

1. Sign up on Battlefy and fill your team info. All info is MODIFIABLE until sign ups close half an hour before the tournament begins. You are asked to submit your list:

Private team: you may use Poképaste or other services like Cryptopaste (as long as you keep the password). Include all info about your team, including IVs, EVs and natures.

2. Check if your subscription to the Nintendo Switch Online is up to date and download the latest updates for the games from the Nintendo eShop.

3. Join GGtoor's Discord server: discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q


You MUST do all three of these before the tournament starts.

Registration will close on Game Day at 13:00 UTC. Check-in will begin at 12:00 pm UTC through 13:00 pm UTC, 15 minutes before the moment where the tournament begins.
Please reach out to us on Twitter (@VGCVictoryRoad) or Discord for any issues.


Age: To be eligible to participate, a player must be at least 13 years old (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence). Players between the ages of 13 and 17 (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence) must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian (a form will be provided which must be returned in order to complete processing your registration). IF YOU ARE UNDER 18, THE FORM CAN BE FOUND HERE: GGtoor Discord , PLEASE CONTACT TOURNAMENT STAFF PRIOR TO THE EVENT TO HAVE THE REQUIRED PAPERWORK COMPLETED OR YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE.

By participating in this tournament, you declare awareness and abiding by the GGtoor Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Terms of Service: https://ggtoor.com/terms.php
Privacy Policy: https://ggtoor.com/privacy.php



STREAMING:
Players are allowed to broadcast their individual battles live on their own respective broadcasting platform. The Tournament Organizer reserves the right to ask any participant to live broadcast their game in any round of the event, on a platform that the Tournament Organizer deems acceptable. In this case, the players must follow the instructions of the Tournament Organizer. Sometimes this may involve additional equipment, such as software or hardware, that may be required. In such cases, the organization reserves the right to require these players provide access to a live broadcast of their battles, without any graphics added to the feed, so the content may be added in parallel on the live broadcasting platform being used by the Tournament Organizer to rebroadcast the content, and/or upload to the video platform(s) that the Tournament Organizer and it's third party affiliates own or use to be made available to the public after the event. By participating in the event, the player consents to their image rights in such a way that their registration data in the circuit can appear on these live or recorded broadcasts that were recorded during the time interval in which the event takes place.

SCHEDULE

Sat. May 14th - 13:15 UTC (9:15 am EDT) ~ 22:30 UTC
Sun. May 15th - 13:15 UTC ~ 20:30 UTC

The event is expected to take from 7 to 9 hours on Saturday and from 4 to 7 hours on Sunday.

RULES



To play in the tournament, make sure you...


1 - Sign up here on Battlefy and complete ALL steps. Please remember to submit your TEAM SHEET properly.

You must fill all info asked on Battlefy after paying. If you close out the sign ups after having paid you won't be registered, but will be charged anyway! Please reach out to us as soon as possible if this happens. As for registering your team, you can wait until you've decided on a team and sign up with a placeholder link. If you change your mind after sending a first team, just edit your registration fields. All submissions will close right before the tournament starts.


2- Check your Nintendo Online subscription and make sure to download the Battle Spot Series 12 ruleset.


3- Join GGtoor's Discord server: discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q

You must remain there at all times during the tournament, since the staff's announcements will be made in the VGC channels


You MUST do all three of these before the tournament starts. If you are under 18 also see the information under rules.

Sign ups will close at 01:00 PM UTC on Saturday, an hour before the tournament starts.

Please reach out to us on Twitter, Discord or by email for any issues.



All communications between players and players-TOs will be through Battlefy's integrated chat.

By participating in this tournament, you declare awareness and abiding by the GGtoor Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Terms of Service: https://ggtoor.com/terms.php
Privacy Policy: https://ggtoor.com/privacy.php

All rules and penalties: https://victoryroadvgc.com/rules/

KEY INFO:

Matches are played in Pokémon Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch, and will be Best of 3 (Bo3)
The battles themselves are 1v1, standard VGC rules: bring a team of 6 Pokémon, pick 4 to each match, you may choose different 4 in every match within a same round if you'd like
Players will engage using Closed Teamsheets, which means you wont be able to see your opponent's Pokémon, Moves and Items.
This tournament is FREE to join and has $500 USD in prizes for the Top 8 players.
There is a CHECK-IN 60 minutes BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT.


REGISTRATION STEPS:

1. Sign up on Battlefy and fill your team info. All info is MODIFIABLE until sign ups close half an hour before the tournament begins. You are asked to submit your list:

Private team: you may use Poképaste or other services like Cryptopaste (as long as you keep the password). Include all info about your team, including IVs, EVs and natures.

2. Check if your subscription to the Nintendo Switch Online is up to date and download the latest updates for the games from the Nintendo eShop.

3. Join GGtoor's Discord server: discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q


You MUST do all three of these before the tournament starts.

Registration will close on Game Day at 13:00 UTC. Check-in will begin at 12:00 UTC through 13:00 pm UTC, 15 minutes before the moment where the tournament begins.

Please reach out to us on the GGtoor Discord (discord.gg/GUhyZxFH8Q) for any questions about this event.


All rules and penalties: https://victoryroadvgc.com/rules/


Players can report their own score.


Age: To be eligible to participate, a player must be at least 13 years old (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence). Players between the ages of 13 and 17 (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence) must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian (a form will be provided which must be returned in order to complete processing your registration). IF YOU ARE UNDER 18, THE FORM CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://discord.com/channels/708790719015551017/76... , PLEASE CONTACT TOURNAMENT STAFF PRIOR TO THE EVENT TO HAVE THE REQUIRED PAPERWORK COMPLETED 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE OR YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE.

By participating in the event, the player consents to their image rights in such a way that their registration data in the circuit can appear on streaming the time interval in which the event takes place, and in any VODs of the event made available by the Tournament Organizer and it's affiliates (such as on Youtube.) Also the player may be required to share their video signal for streaming if requested by the staff.
Players can report their own score.