PPA VGC Cup #1 (Regulation E)
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Organized by Paldean Pokemon Association
VGC 2023 Regulation E


Welcome to PPA's first Circuit Tour!

It is required that all participants join our Discord server for updates and communication.


- Games will be played in Pokemon Showdown.
- Games will be played in VGC23 Regulation E.
- Best of 3.
- You must open team sheets during the games.
- If you don't check in during the first 10 minutes of a round, you will receive a loss. Multiple occurrences may result in disqualification.
- If there is an error in the provided team sheet, the player will receive a game loss but will be allowed to keep playing in the tournament. You must notify your next opponents about the error.
- Civil behavior is expected. The organizers reserve the right to disqualify a disrespectful player.

Swiss Rounds and Top Cut

The number of Swiss Rounds will depend on the amount of participants. All players with a X-2 record will advance to a single elimination Top Cut.

Circuit Points and Invitational

The PPA Cup tournaments grant points for the PPA VGC Circuit. At the end of the season, the 16 players with the most points will get and qualify to our Invitational tournament, with rewards for the top players!

Point Structure

Placement Points Kicker
1st 100 -
2nd 80 -
3-4th 60 -
5-8th 40 -
9-16th 20 32
17-32th 10 48

Tournament Structure

5 Swiss Rounds - BO3
45 minutes per round
10 minute round check-in
8 players advance to the next phase
Top Cut
3 Single Elimination Rounds - BO3
45 minutes per round
10 minute round check-in
Wins are worth 1 match point, ties 0