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Manalo Conference

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The (Japanese: アローラポケモンリーグ Alola Pokémon League), referred to by fans as the (Japanese: アローラリーグ・マナーロ大会 Alola League Manalo Conference), is the Alola League general championship competition founded by Professor Kukui. It is intended to be a replacement for an old, abandoned part of the island challenge ritual in which trial-goers battled at the peak of Mount Lanakila.

It was officially unveiled in The Dealer of Destruction! during a press conference held on Aether Paradise. The tournament is held at the recently completed Manalo Stadium, and is sponsored in part by the four Island Kahunas of Alola and Lusamine, the president of the Aether Foundation.

Unlike previous League tournaments, in which Trainers were required to collect a given number of Gym Badges in order to sign up, the Manalo Conference has no entry requirements, meaning that any willing Trainer is allowed to enter.

The tournament began in SM129. The winner will be appointed as Alola's first Champion, and will face the Masked Royal in an exhibition battle to cap off the proceedings.



Opening ceremonies

Before the competition starts, a party is held where contestants can interact with one another. Professor Kukui welcomes the participants and shows a video of Masked Royal explaining how the preliminary round works.



All of the participating Trainers compete in a Battle Royal. Only the last 16 whose Pokémon remain standing at the end advance to the next round. The battles are refereed by the four Island Kahunas of AlolaHala, Olivia, Nanu, and Hapu.

Top 16

The top 16 consist of one-on-one Single Battles. The 16 Trainers are randomly matched-up by a computer. The winners advance to the quarterfinals.




Known contestants


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