VGC trainer school open! Reg E ($250 prize pool)
Organized by VGC Trainers School
VGC 2023 Regulation E
Nintendo Switch

The VGC Trainers' School are happy to be hosting another tournament, this time in preparation for the upcoming regulation E format! All games to be played on cart, with the format being VGC Regulation E.

THE PRIZE POOL OF $250 will be split as follows

1st - $150 2nd - $50 3rd/4th - $25

(If you're enjoying these tournaments please consider making a donation to me using I spend quite a bit of my free time running these events and would appreciate the support :)

The rules are as follows:

Standard VGC Regulation E rules apply Games to be played on cart, in a best of 3 setting 10 Minute check in for every round.

You lose game 1 after 10 minutes and game 2 after another 5 minutes. (Request a judge in limitless if you have any issues regarding no-shows)

Open teamsheets will be used, with no exceptions if you have a teamsheet error. (You must use the exact sets you have listed on your teamsheets, if a mon is wrong you will receive a game loss for any games that you used it in.)

Any issues you have, please use the "Request a judge" feature. If you have an issue with an Admin decision please ping @AoxVGC in the discord using the @tourney organiser role!

Please join the Discord to be able to keep up with updates about this tournament and any future ones we may host!

The amount of Swiss rounds depends on how many people show up, cut will always be x-2:

17-32: 5 Rounds

33-64: 6 Rounds

65-128: 7 Rounds

129-256: 8 Rounds

257-409: 9 Rounds

Tournament Structure

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