2019 Series - Championships Championships

VGC Rule Set: (From January 1st 2019)

Usable Games Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex.
Pokémon Limits: Teams may have no more than 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.
Banned Pokémon: Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Magearna, Marshadow, Zearora or Ash-Greninja, Pokémon not captured or hatched in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Note: There are also special rulesets that change with each series
Sun Series - September 4th 2018 through January 7th 2019
Banned Items: All Z-Crystals, All Mega Stones, Red Orb, Blue Orb
Banned Moves: Dragon Ascent

Moon Series - January 8th 2019 - April 1st 2019
Banned Items: All Mega Stones, Red Orb, Blue Orb, Ultranecrozium Z
Banned Moves: Dragon Ascent

Ultra Series - April 2nd 2019 - Worlds 2019
Banned Items: None
Banned Moves: None

Championship Details

Following the removal of the National Championship Series, four special Championships are to be held. These will get special points akin to that of Nationals and high prize payouts.

Best Finish Limit: 4
Placement 1 2 3-4 5-8 9-16 17-32 33-64 65-128 129-256 257-512
CP Prize 500 400 320 250 200 160 130 100 80 60
Min Entry
        48 100 200 400 800 1600

Name Location Country Date Streamed?
Latin America International Championships Sao Paolo Brazil November 16th - November 18th 2018
Oceania International Championships Melbourne Australia February 15th - 17th 2019
European International Championships Berlin Germany April 26th - 28th 2019
North American International Championships Columbus, Ohio United States June 2019