Jessie enters and wins the Neighborly Town Contests, earning her fourth ribbon, Dawn practices and perfects a new move: Ice Chandeler, with the help of Buneary and Pachirisu, Dawn Receives a new outfit for the grand festival.
With Ash's battle at Sunyshore Gym postponed, the gang is now headed to Valor Lakefront so Dawn can participate in the Grand Festival. However, this too is interrupted when the gang meet Johanna, who asks Dawn and the others if they can help out at a coastal Pokémon school as she is filling in for Nurse Joy as a judge at the upcoming Neighborly Town Contest.
Dawn decides to take the opportunity to try some new contest combinations to help her in the Grand Festival. And Jessie wins her fourth ribbon in a contest.