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
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

**Now accepting pre-orders!

Special Events

December 1st (Tokyo):  All-Japan Sumo Championship at the main sumo arena in Tokyo.  **This is an amateur sumo event.**  Please contact us for ticket information!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 15th (Uruma, Okinawa prefecture):  A tour event, includes matches for the top 2 divisions. This event is available on our automated ticket request site!

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. Please contact us for ticket information!

February 11th (Tokyo):  A charity event at the sumo arena. Program features sumo matches and various performances. Please contact us for ticket information!

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: 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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