Trainers enter the Battle Tournament as a team. Battles are one on one, but if a trainer on one side loses all their Pokemon, a member from their Team takes their place. Once all trainers on one side are defeated, they are eliminated.
Professional Pokémon Coordinator
A Professional Pokémon Coordinator is someone that does Pokémon Contests for a living. Like Coordinators, Professionals also collect Ribbons and once a Coordinator collects five ribbons they can enter the Grand Pokémon Festival.
Known professional coordinators
- Serena Ketchum
- Dawn Berlitz
- Zoey Lance
- Kenny Kengo
- Conner Lance
- May Holloway
- Drew Holloway
Former professional coordinators
Professional Pokémon Performer
A Professional Pokémon Performer is someone that does Pokémon Showcases for a living. Similar to Performers, the Professional Performer collects Keys and once they have four they can compete in the Grand Pokémon Showcase.
Known professional performers
Former professional performers
Professional Pokémon Trainer
A Professional Pokémon Trainer is someone that does Pokémon Battles for a living. Professional Trainers enter a circuit called the Professional Pokémon League where their agent set them up with another trainer to battle, normally in a Full Battle. There are many Pro Leagues set during they year.