Pokémon VGC 2017 Season Information

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These are the event results from the Pokémon VGC 2017 Season! This page will include important tournament information and results from Regionals, Special Events, International Championships, and the World Championships during the 2016-2017 season!

VGC 2017 Ruleset

From September 1 to December 1, 2016, players competed using the 2016 GS Cup ruleset, playing Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire on the Nintendo 3DS under the following ruleset.
  • Players are allowed to use up to two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde.
  • Players may not use the following items: Soul Dew
  • Players may only use Pokémon obtained from Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.
Starting December 1, 2016, the format switched to the seventh generation of Pokémon with matches played on Pokémon Sun and Moon using the following ruleset.
  • Players may only use Pokémon obtained in the Alola Pokédex.
  • The following Pokémon are banned: Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, and Zygarde.
  • Players may not use the following items: Mega Stones
  • Players may only use Pokémon obtained from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.

U.S. & Canada




October 1-2, 2016

Phoenix Regional

Riley Factura

October 15-16, 2016

Orlando Regional

Ian McLaughlin

November 5-6, 2016

Philadelphia Regional

Zheyuan Huang

November 26-27, 2016

Fort Wayne Regional

Dane Zieman

December 17-18, 2016

San Jose Regional

Gavin Michaels

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1, 2017

Dallas Regional

Andrew Nowak

January 14-15, 2017

Athens Regional

Paul Chua

February 18-19, 2017

Anaheim Regional

Gavin Michaels

March 4-5, 2017

Collinsville Regional

Alex Underhill

March 25-26, 2017

Portland Regional

Aaron Zheng

April 8-9, 2017

Salt Lake City Regional

Preston Clark

May 6-7, 2017

Roanoke Regional

Nick Navarre

May 13-14, 2017

Toronto Regional

Martin Gajdosz

May 27-28, 2017

Seattle Regional

Justin Burns

June 3-4, 2017

Madison Regional

Andrew Nowak

June 18, 2017

Origins Special Event

Stephen Mea





November 5-6, 2016

Liverpool Regional

Jamie Boyt

November 19-20, 2016

Dortmund Regional

Matthias Suchodolski

January 7, 2017

Dutch Open

Rob Akershoek

January 14-15, 2017

Leipzig Regional

Markus Stadter

March 4-5, 2017

Sheffield Regional

Albert Bos

March 18-19, 2017

Malmö Regional

Nils Dunlop

April 22, 2017

Lyon Special Event

Leonardo Bonanomi

April 29, 2017

Danish Open

Baris Akcos

May 6, 2017

Treviso Special Event

Luca Lussignoli

May 20, 2017

Milan Grand Open

Eric Rios

May 27, 2017

Austria Open

David Koutesh

June 24-25, 2017

Birmingham Regional

Rachel Annand

June 29, 2017

Madrid Special Event

Eduardo Cunha

Latin America




March 25, 2017

Bueno Aires Regional

Sebastián Escalante

March 25, 2017

Lima Special Event

Jose Luis Pando

April 8, 2017

Santiago Special Event

Fabi Vergara

April 8, 2017

Bogota Special Event

Fredy Vanegas

April 9, 2017

Asuncion Special Event

Arnaldo Maidana

April 9, 2017

Bueno Aires Special Event

Federico Turano

May 8, 2017

Lima Special Event II

Renzo Navarro

May 14, 2017

Guatemala Special Event

Julio Fuentes

May 21, 2017

Guayaquil Special Event

Kelvin Quishpe

May 28, 2017

 São Paulo Special Event

Daniel dos Santos

May 28, 2017

San José Special Event

David Rodríguez

June 3, 2017

Santiago Special Event II

Javier Parada

June 3, 2017

Lima Special Event III

Sebastián Bisbal

June 9, 2017

Mexico City Regional

Alexis Pichardo

June 10, 2017

Guayaquil Special Event II

Paul Ruiz

June 17, 2017

Quito Special Event

Paul Ruiz

June 23, 2017

Santa Tecla Special Event

René Alvarenga

June 24, 2017

Guayaquil Special Event III

Juan C. Ortiz

June 24, 2017

San José Special Event II

Leonardo Chinchilla

June 24, 2017

Lince Special Event

Renzo Navarro

June 25, 2017

San Pedro Special Event

David Rodríguez

June 25, 2017

Quito Special Event II

Alexandre Savona





December 11, 2016

Singapore Special Event

Nelson Lim

December 18, 2016

Kuala Lumpur Special Event

Melvin Keh

May 7, 2017

Kuala Lumpur Regional

Justin Lok

May 27, 2017

Singapore Special Event II

Nelson Lim

June 10, 2017

Sydney Regional

Liam Gilbert

June 11, 2017

Hong Kong Special Event

Yuen Nga Hin

June 17, 2017

Auckland Special Event

Christopher Kan

June 17, 2017

Hong Kong Regional

Esmond Leung

June 24, 2017

Perth Regional

Christopher Kan

South Korea




October 22, 2016

Korean Autumn League

Sejun Park

February 12, 2017

Korean Winter League

Jooho Kim

April 9, 2017

Korean Spring League

Joongyu Baek

International Championships




November 9-11, 2016

Europe International

Miguel Marti de la Torre

March 10-12, 2017

Oceania International

Zoe Lou

April 21-23, 2017

Latin America International

Ashton Cox

June 30 - July 2, 2017

North America International

Christopher Kan

World Championships




August 18-20, 2017

World Championships

Ryota Otsubo


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