I'm so sorry my Wi-Fi is not compatible with Gen IV games,
I can only help you if it's trading for Gen V.
As for the Hoenn starters, you can get one of them from Steven after battling Red on the Mt. Silver summit.
I'm sorry I read the Smogon server as smogon.
Here's the correction of my answer.
'The primary purpose is for playtesting CAP Pokémon in their respective metagame, but it is used for regular Pokémon battles as well. During the off season when the project is not playtesting a new Pokémon, other ladders are populated by the server's users that you can participate in for fun.'