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Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament

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[[File:Sandalstraw Town dome.png|thumb|250px|The setting for the tournament]]
[[File:DP124 tournament.png|thumb|250px|Inside the arena]]
[[File:Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament poster.png|thumb|250px|A poster advertising the event]]
{{search|tournament in [[Sinnoh]]|the tournament in [[Alola]]|Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament}}
The '''Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament''' (Japanese: '''ポケモンピンポン大会''' ''Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament'') is an {{pkmn|anime}}-exclusive {{cat|sports}} competition that is held in [[Sandalstraw Town]], [[Sinnoh]]. It takes place in a giant dome that has ping pong tables located outside for entrants to practice.
 
It was first mentioned in ''[[DP122|Stopped in the Name of Love!]]'', when {{an|Barry}} showed {{Ash}} and {{ashfr}} a poster advertising the competition and revealed his plans of participating. The tournament itself was featured in ''[[DP124|To Thine Own Pokémon Be True!]]''.
 
It takes place in a giant dome that has ping pong tables located outside for participants to practice. The Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament is one of thetwo events thatknown attractfor attracting a large number of visitors to Sandalstraw Town, along with the its [[Pokémon Contest]].
 
==Competition==
 
{{Ash}}, {{an|Dawn}}, {{an|Barry}}, [[Jessie]], [[Halverson]], [[Wilkinson]], and [[O]] competed in the tournament with {{AP|Pikachu}}, {{TP|Dawn|Ambipom}}, {{TP|Barry|Empoleon}}, {{MTR}}, {{p|Marowak}}, {{p|Farfetch'd}}, and {{p|Shiftry}}, respectively. During Dawn and O's match, Dawn's paddle was broken, forcing Ambipom to continue alone. Though she fought hard, Ambipom eventually lost to O in the semifinals, who later went on to win the tournament by defeating Theodore in the finals.
 
===Venue===
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==Known competitors==
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