Originally Posted by Fat MJB
Tournaments will very likely be added shortly after separate rooms are created. Having a separate server would work, but weather it would get enough use is tricky. Also who would pay for it/maintain it/mod it ect.
I think it's much better to host them within the main Smogon server; a dedicated tournament server will probably get little to no traffic. If Smogon's PS server has a tournament channel, people can pop in and out as they like whenever they're in the mood for one.