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
January* Tokyo 12th 26th late-October, 2019 December 7th, 2019
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

*Tickets are on sale now!

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

February 1st (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!

February 9th (Tokyo):  A one-day single-elimination tournament for the top two divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

February 11th (Tokyo):  A charity event at the sumo arena. Program features sumo matches and various performances. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

Late-March and all-April: 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!

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. Please contact us for ticket information!

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 December, January, February, March, April, 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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