Event Calendar

Event Calendar

2016 Grand Sumo Tournaments
2017 Grand Sumo Tournaments
Special Events

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2016

Tournaments are 15 days long, and start and finish on Sundays.

What time is the event?                                                                         

Tournament Location Start Date End Date Pre-orders Begin Tickets On Sale
January Tokyo 10th 24th mid-October, 2015 December 5th, 2015
March* Osaka 13th 27th early-January February 7th
May Tokyo 8th 22nd mid-February April 9th
July Nagoya 10th 24th mid-April May 19th
September Tokyo 11th 25th mid-June August 6th
November Fukuoka 13th 27th late-August October 8th

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Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2017

Tournaments are 15 days long, and start and finish on Sundays.

What time is the event?                                                                         

Tournament Location Start Date End Date Pre-orders Begin Tickets On Sale
January Tokyo 8th 22nd late-October, 2016 December 3rd, 2016
March Osaka 12th 26th early-January February 5th
May Tokyo 14th 28th late-February April 8th
July Nagoya 9th 23rd mid-April May 25th
September Tokyo 10th 24th mid-June August 5th
November Fukuoka 12th 26th late-August October 7th

Special Events

April 3rd (Ise Shrine, Mie prefecture):  A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine.  Start time is 7:00AM and it ends around 3:00PM.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 4th (Iga, Mie prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 5th (Izumisano, Osaka prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 6th (Okazaki, Aichi prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 7th (Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 8th (Tatebayashi, Gunma prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 9th (Fujisawa, Kanagawa prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 10th (Shizuoka, Shizuoka prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 12th (Tsukuba, Ibaraki prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 13th (Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 16th (Takasaki, Gunma prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 17th (Kawaguchi, Saitama prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 18th (Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo): A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine.  Time is about 9:00AM to about 3:00PM.  Admission is free and there are no tickets.  You can line up early if you want good seats.

April 19th (Saku, Nagano prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

April 20th (Toyama, Toyama prefecture): A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

May 28th (Tokyo): Retirement ceremony for a wrestler at the main sumo arena.  The schedule includes matches for the top two divisions and the ceremonial hair-cutting of the retiring wrestler, completing the retirement process.  Please contact us for ticket information!

May 29th (Tokyo): Retirement ceremony for a wrestler at the main sumo arena.  The schedule includes matches for the top two divisions and the ceremonial hair-cutting of the retiring wrestler, completing the retirement process.  Please contact us for ticket information!

*Watch this space for more special event announcements!

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