Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament

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This article is about the Ping-Pong tournament in Alola. For the tournament in Sinnoh, see Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament.
The Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament
The setting for the competition

The Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament (Japanese: ポケピンポン大会 Poké Ping-Pong tournament) is an anime-exclusive competition that is held annually on Melemele Island and serves to decide the Pokémon Ping-Pong champion of Alola. It was featured in Smashing with Sketch!.

In the past, Ilima had taken part in a tournament, only to lose to Ikari. This caused a fierce rivalry between them ever since.

In the present, Ilima entered into the competition again. He found himself going up against Ikari in the finals, but he succeeded in winning the competition with his Smeargle.

Known competitors in the Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament

Competitor Place
Ilima Winner
Ikari Runner-up
"Gorgeous" Round 1

Pokémon used in the Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament


Ilima Smeargle.png


Ikari Mienshao.png


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Other competitors

Pokémon Ping-Pong Sableye Sudowoodo Psyduck Mankey Poliwhirl.png
Pokémon Ping-Pong Sableye Sudowoodo Psyduck Mankey Poliwhirl.png
Pokémon Ping-Pong Sableye Sudowoodo Psyduck Mankey Poliwhirl.png
Pokémon Ping-Pong Sableye Sudowoodo Psyduck Mankey Poliwhirl.png
Pokémon Ping-Pong Sableye Sudowoodo Psyduck Mankey Poliwhirl.png
Pokémon Ping-Pong Machamp.png
Pokémon Ping-Pong Machop.png

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 寶可桌球大賽 Poké Zhuōqiú Dàsài
Finland Flag.png Finnish Pokémon-pöytätennisturnaus
Poland Flag.png Polish Turniej Pokémon Ping-Ponga
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Torneio de pingue-pongue Pokémon

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Marine Athletics RaceTrick House Contest
Sinnoh Croagunk FestivalFestival Battle ChallengeHearthome City Tag Battle CompetitionHearthome Collection
Lily of the Valley ConferencePokémon Dress-Up ContestPokémon Iceberg RacePokémon Ping Pong Tournament
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Kalos Lumiose ConferencePoké Puff ContestPokémon ShowcasePokémon Sky RelayPokémon Summer Camp
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