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The next Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Online Competition, the 2024 Global Challenge III Online Competition takes place from Friday, March 29th, 2024 to Sunday, March 31st, 2024, at 23:59 UTC. We have updated the 9th Generation Online Competitions page.

Take On the 2024 Global Challenge III!

Get ready to earn Championship Points and test your skills against Trainers from around the world! The 2024 Global Challenge III Online Competition is coming soon to the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games.

Event Schedule Sign-Up Period

Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 00:00 UTC to Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 23:59 UTC

Competition Period

Friday, March 29, 2024, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, March 31, 2024, at 23:59 UTC
Battle Teams must be registered during sign-up. No entries will be accepted once the competition period has begun.

To register for the competition, follow these steps:
1. Launch your Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game.
2. Open the X menu.
3. Select Poké Portal.
4. Select Battle Stadium.
5. Select Online Competitions
6. Under Official Competitions, select Search for a competition.

Age Divisions

Junior Division: Born in or after 2012
Senior Division: Born between 2008 and 2011
Masters Division: Born in or before 2007

Eligible Pokémon


Participation Prize

You must finish three or more matches with a win or a loss during the competition period to be eligible for rewards.

• 100,000 League Points
• Gold Bottle Cap ×1
• Ability Patch ×1

Competition Details

This competition will be comprised of Double Battles using Pokémon that appear in the Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet games, including those that appear in The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. Certain Pokémon may not be used.

Notes and Terms of Use

Only one user with one set of save data from either Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet may participate per Nintendo Switch™ system. If your Nintendo Account is registered to users on multiple Nintendo Switch systems—even if you play different versions of the game on the different systems—you may participate with only one system per Nintendo Account.

Only one user may participate per Nintendo Account. If you are playing both Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet on one Nintendo Account, you may enter using only one of those games. Championship Points will be granted to the top finishing players of the competition only once per Nintendo Account. Participating using both Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will be considered an act that interferes with the competition. If it is discovered that a player has participated using more than one version of the game, that player can be penalized at any time, including removal from the Global Challenge standings.

Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

Battle data and results will be provided to Nintendo Co., Ltd., and The Pokémon Company (and its subsidiaries).

Players engaging in or exhibiting the following may receive penalties and be restricted from participating in future online events.
• Use of unauthorized methods to alter game save data, use of Pokémon that have data altered via altering code, or Pokémon created through the use of altering code
• Significantly large number of disconnects during battle, from when your opponent has been decided to when the match results have been fully sent to the server (please ensure a stable connection environment when connecting to the internet)
• Troubling behavior that could affect other participants or make others feel unpleasant
• Actions that would obstruct battles and operations, such as hacking
• Registering with incorrect information or impersonating another player
• Using multiple Nintendo Accounts to participate in the same competition
• Intentionally manipulating wins and losses by using multiple devices or sets of save data (or collaborating with others to do so)
• Other actions that operation hosts determine to be inappropriate

Source: https://sv-news.pokemon.co.jp/en/page/195.html
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