Ever Grande Conference

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The setting for the competition

The Ever Grande Conference (Japanese: サイユウ大会 Saiyū Tournament) is the Hoenn League general championship competition.

The conference is held in Ever Grande City. During the competition, Trainers are housed in dorm rooms in small villages.

The Ever Grande Conference happens over seven episodes: from Like a Meowth to a Flame to At the End of the Fray.

Competition

Opening ceremonies

Registration for the conference closes at 5 pm on the day before the opening ceremonies. Trainers are given a Food and Restaurant Guide for the venue upon registration.

Like at the Indigo Plateau Conference, the opening ceremonies consist of a torch lighting ceremony. Select Trainers run with the torch containing the flame of the Legendary Moltres and carry it to the top of the stadium, where it is used to light a much larger torch. The lighting of the large torch marks the official opening of the Ever Grande Conference.

Rounds

The scoreboard for the Full Battles

Preliminaries

Each Trainer participates in one preliminary battle. Only one Pokémon may be used during the battle and the winner advances to the qualifying rounds. The losing Trainers are eliminated from the competition.

Qualifying rounds

During the qualifying rounds, the Top 256 Trainers take part in three Double Battles. If all three are won, the Trainer moves on to the finals.

Final rounds

The final rounds are a series of Full Battles with the Top 32 Trainers participating in the standard sudden-death tournament style. After a Trainer's first three Pokémon are defeated, there is a short intermission during which there is a field change. The winner of the Ever Grande Conference is the Trainer that wins all of the final rounds, meaning they must win five Full Battles in a row.

Known contestants

Tyson, the winner, with the Ever Grande Championship Trophy
Trainer Place
Tyson Winner
Ash Top 8
Morrison Top 16
Katie Top 32
Johnny Top 64
Clark Top 64
Dominick Top 256
Gavin Top 256
Gilbert Preliminaries
Vivica Preliminaries
Jump Preliminaries

Other participants

Trainers here participated in the conference either before or after the conference Ash entered.

Trivia

  • With 256 Trainers in the qualifying rounds alone, this is the largest Pokémon League Conference to date.
  • This is the only Pokémon League Conference where Ash's ranking doesn't change compared to the previous League he challenged, with his ranking being Top 8, just like in the Silver Conference.
  • This is the only conference that featured Double Battles.


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