Titre original : The Qualifier Begins
The Beyblade Regional Qualifying Tournament begins as Tyson, Max, and even Kenny enter to see if they can dethrone Kai, the reigning champion. Max wins his Block, and advances to the finals. Kenny is second but without a Bit Beast in his blade, he falls quickly to Kai, angering Tyson. Tyson battles third, against the 3 goons that captured Kenny, and Carlos. Carlos then destroys one of his partners' Beys, leaving it between Tyson and Carlos. Tyson ends up winning, and is a good sport to Carlos. Ray is introduced at the end of the episode.