Lowering the invitation threshold in some regions and increasing the number of Championship Points awarded at some events.
Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon on April 22–23, and Casa de Campo on June 24–25.
In International Challenge events, top finishers earn Championship Points, which can add up to an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships.
The new rules have been adapted for Pokémon Bank’s recent update.
You can practice these rules on Pokémon Sun & Moon with the Pokémon Global Link.
Mastering the basics.
And it’s all about Sun & Moon.
Each region will have their own Championships, while technically the State or National Championships will be no more.