VGC 2023; Close Combat Charlotte regionals!
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Organized by VGC Trainers School
VGC 2023 Series 2
Nintendo Switch

The VGC trainer school is proud to present another practice tournament for the VGC 2023 Charlotte regionals! As Charlotte regionals will be taking place in a week we figured this weekend will be the perfect time to get some practice in an official VGC rules format (with some slight modifications) and after our last tournament success we wanted to do this again for everyone's benefit :)

6 rounds of swiss (subject to change depending on turnout) best of 3 matches with a top 16 cut (again turnout depending) in a knockout format to determine the winner!

All games are to be played on Nintendo switch cart and matches the open teamsheet format (no EV spreads) and check in starts an hour before the tournament. Besides the rules below please sign up and have fun! Make sure you join the discord server, make yourself known and join a friendly community of beginner to experienced players!


  • teams must match exactly including tera types the open teamsheet presented at registration. If there is a discrepancy you will get an initial game 1 loss and failing to change it will disqualify you from the tournament
  • 10 mins to check in or it's an automatic game loss
  • new rounds will only start once everyone has been completed
  • if there is any unsportsmanlike conduct, poor behaviour or anything of the like this will bring about disqualification
  • if there is anything to dispute regarding game results or disconnections please call a judge and one us will assist.

Tournament Structure

Phase 1
6 Swiss Rounds - BO3
45 minutes per round
10 minute round check-in
16 players advance to the next phase
Phase 2
Double Elimination Bracket - BO3
untimed matches
no match check-in
Wins are worth 1 match point, ties 0