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The setting of the contest
The Friendship Festival (Japanese: ウォーターフェスティバル・みんな友達！みずタイプポケモン仲良しコンテスト Water Festival - We're All Friends! Water-type Pokémon Friendship Contest) is an anime-exclusive competition that takes place in Slateport City. The festival was featured in The Cuteness Quotient! and is loosely based on Pokémon Contests. Only younger children are allowed to enter the competition.
Each contestant, accompanied by a Water-type Pokémon, must perform with an appeal to the beauty of their Pokémon. The winner receives a trophy. Other competitors may also receive a special award trophy based on certain circumstances.
|| Special award*
Pokémon entered in the contest
| Anime-exclusive Pokémon competitions