Event Calendar

Event Calendar

2017 Grand Sumo Tournaments
2018 Grand Sumo Tournaments
Special Events

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 2nd week of January February 5th
May Tokyo 14th 28th late-February April 8th
July Nagoya 9th 23rd late-April May 25th
September Tokyo 10th 24th late-June August 5th
November** Fukuoka 12th 26th mid-September October 7th

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Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2018

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 14th 28th late-October, 2017 December 2nd, 2017
March Osaka 11th 25th mid-January February 4th
May Tokyo 13th 27th late-February April 7th
July Nagoya 8th 22nd late-April May 24th
September Tokyo 9th 23rd late-June August 4th
November Fukuoka 11th 25th mid-September October 6th

Special Events

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

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

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

October 9th (Tokyo):  A visit to a sumo stable, including watching the wrestlers practice, photo with a wrestler, and a souvenir. This is a special opportunity to get a close-up look at sumo! Minimum age for children is 10 years old. Space is limited, so book your place now! Please contact us for information!

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

October 14th (Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

October 15th (Kyoto):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

October 18th (Tsu, Mie prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

October 24th (Okayama city, Okayama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

October 25th (Yabu, Hyogo prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

October 26th (Tottori city, Tottori prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

October 27th (Matsue, Shimane prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

October 28th (Hiroshima city, Hiroshima prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

February 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.  Please contact us for ticket information!

*Watch this space for more special event announcements!  There are usually more events in February in Tokyo.

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