Short on money, Lucy decides to compete in the Miss Fairy Contest to win the 500 000 jewel prize, in spite of stiff competition including Mirajane and Cana. However, the contest goes awry when Laxus arrives with his 3 bodyguards, the Raijinshū. Evergreen turns the all the contestants into stone as hostage for Laxus's challenge: the Battle of Fairy Tail. To save the contestants, the entire guild must find Laxus and Raijinshū within three hours and defeat them. However, Fried has set up runes all over Magnolia Town creating traps with specified rules, including one that prevents people over 80 from passing has been set up around the guildhouse.