Event Calendar

Event Calendar

2019 Grand Sumo Tournaments
2020 Grand Sumo Tournaments
Special Events

Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule for 2019

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
September Tokyo 8th 22nd late-June August 3rd
November* Fukuoka 10th 24th early-September September 14th

*Tickets are on sale now!

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

Special Events

September 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!

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

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

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

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

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

October 11th (Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

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

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

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

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

October 23rd (Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

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

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.  Please contact us for ticket information!

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!

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

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