The Official Pokémon Wesbite announced the Trick-or-Treat Friendly, in which all trainers around the world are invited to participate in. The tournament is a Single Battle Online Competition and is a Ghost-Type tournament, requiring use of a Super-Size Gourgeist. In order to participate and register, you must be a member of the Pokémon Trainer Club and register your Game Sync ID for Pokémon X or Pokémon Y at the Pokémon Global Link. Of course, an internet connection is required.
Registration for the tournament will be open from 12:00AM (GMT) Thursday, October 16 to 11:59PM (GMT) Thursday, October 23. If you have a copy of both Pokémon X and Pokémon Y registered to a single Pokémon Trainer Club ID, you will be able to enter the tournament using each game, however, you will need to register each game individually for the tournament. Only the first 50,000 people to register worldwide will be able to participate. Tournament participants will be processed in the order registered.
The competition participants will be divided into two separate groups based on age: Juniors (born in 2000 or later) and Masters (born in 1999 or before). Participants who are discovered to have lied about their age may be banned from future official competitions. The tournament will take place from 12:00AM (GMT) Friday, October 24 to 11:59PM (GMT) Sunday, October 26. Participants in the Junior Category will not be able to participate in battles between the hours of 11:00PM and 6:00AM, based on the most eastern time zone in each player’s country. Ranking Results will be announced Friday, October 31st, however, this is a tentative date and may change beforehand.
The Battle Format of the tournament is Single Battles. A list of eligible Pokémon can be found on the Official Pokémon Website. You must have 3 to 6 Pokémon at Level 1 through 100 in your Battle Box. Only Ghost-Type Pokémon may be used for this Friendly Tournament. You must also have a Super-Size Gourgeist in your Trainer Box. You can download a Super-Size Pumpkaboo via the Nintendo Network right now for your Pokémon X or Y game, which can then be traded to evolve into a Super-Size Gourgeist. Pokémon traded from older Pokémon games are not eligible to participate in this tournament. Any Pokémon above or below Level 50 will automatically have their level set to Level 50 for battles within the tournament. The Time Limit for tournament battles will be set to 30 minutes, selecting Pokémon for the battle will be set at 90 seconds, and selecting moves per turn will be set at 60 seconds. You may participate in up to Ten Battles per day. Additionally, any battles you do not use in the allotted ten can be added to the following day.
Finally, all ranked participants will receive 5 Rare Candies for use in their Pokémon X or Y games. To be ranked, you must participate in at least one battle ending in either a win or a loss. Players who are removed from rankings will not be eligible for this gift. Common questions for the tournament can be found on the Official Pokémon Website.