Event Calendar

Event Calendar

2020 Grand Sumo Tournaments
2021 Grand Sumo Tournaments
Special Events

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2020

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
March Osaka 8th 22nd mid-January February 2nd
May** Tokyo 10th 24th late-February April 4th
July Nagoya 5th 19th late-April May 23rd
September Tokyo 13th 27th late-June August 1st
November Fukuoka 8th 22nd early-September September 19th

**Pre-Orders will open soon!

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2021

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 late-October, 2020 December 5th, 2020
March Osaka 14th 28th mid-January February 7th
May Tokyo 9th 23rd late-February April 10th
July Nagoya 11th 25th late-April May 22nd
September Tokyo 12th 26th late-June August 7th
November Fukuoka 14th 28th early-September September 18th

Special Events

March 29th (Ise Shrine, Mie prefecture):  A ceremonial event on the grounds of the shrine. Please contact us for ticket information!

March 30th (Sakurai, Nara prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

March 31st (Arita, Wakayama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 1st (Hirakata, Osaka prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

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

April 3rd (Seto, Aichi prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

April 4th (Kariya, Aichi prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

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

April 7th (Nagano city, Nagano prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

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

April 9th (Saku, Nagano prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 10th (Kuki, Saitama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 11th (Fujisawa, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 12th (Iruma, Saitama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 14th (Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

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

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

April 19th (Chikusei, Ibaraki prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 23rd (Kashiwa, Chiba prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 24th (Machida, Tokyo prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 25th (Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

April 26th (Narita, Chiba prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

October 3rd (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!

October 4th (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. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

October: More events in many parts of Japan to be announced later.  Keep watching this space or contact us to be notified when the schedule is ready!

**Watch this page for more events to be added later!  We expect to announce events for May, June and October.  Please send us a Standard Contact Form if you want to be notified when the schedules are ready.**

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