Sumo Event Schedule/Calendar


  • Tickets are on sale now for the July tournament in Nagoya, from July 14th to 28th!
  • We are now accepting pre-orders for the September tournament in Tokyo, from September 8th to 22nd! Tickets go on sale on August 10th!
  • There will be sumo special events in Tokyo in June!

Grand Sumo Tournament Locations

2024 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

May 2024

The Natsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

May 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-January

Tickets On Sale

April 6th

July 2024

The Nagoya Basho

Location

Nagoya - Dolphins Arena

Google Map

Date

July 14th-28th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-February

Tickets On Sale

May 25th

September 2024

The Aki Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

September 8th-22nd

Pre-Orders Begin

early-May

Tickets On Sale

August 10th

November 2024

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 10th-24th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-August

Tickets On Sale

September 14th

2025 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

January 2025

The Hatsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

January 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-August

Tickets On Sale

December 7th

March 2025

The Haru Basho

Location

Osaka - Edion Arena

Google Map

Date

March 9th-23rd

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-October

Tickets On Sale

February 8th

May 2025

The Natsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

May 11th-25th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-January

Tickets On Sale

April 5th

July 2025

The Nagoya Basho

Location

Nagoya - IG Arena

Google Map

Date

July 13th-27th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-February

Tickets On Sale

May 17th

September 2025

The Aki Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

September 14th-28th

Pre-Orders Begin

early-May

Tickets On Sale

August 9th

November 2025

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 9th-23rd

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-August

Tickets On Sale

September 20th

What's a Pre-Order?

A pre-order is when you make an order and complete payment before ticket sales begin. If you pre-order, we will buy your tickets as soon as sales open. Read more about pre-orders!

If the tournament you want is already open for pre-orders, use the Shop button to make your order. If it's not open yet, use the Register Now button to be notified when we open.

Sumo Special Events

June 1st - Tokyo

Retirement ceremony for a wrestler at the main sumo arena. The schedule includes matches for the top 2 divisions and the ceremonial hair-cutting of the retiring wrestler, completing the retirement process. Order tickets now!

June 9th - Tokyo

Eastern Japan University Sumo Championship at the main sumo arena. Order tickets now!

August 4th - Saku (Nagano prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 5th - Tonami (Toyama prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 6th - Gifu City (Gifu prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 8th - Tachikawa (Tokyo prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 9th - Hitachi (Ibaraki prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 10th - Iwaki (Fukushima prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 11th - Obanazawa (Yamagata prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 12th - Sendai (Miyagi prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 13th - Sendai (Miyagi prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 14th - Hanamaki (Iwate prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 15th - Aomori City (Aomori prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 17th - Sapporo (Hokkaido)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 18th - Sapporo (Hokkaido)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 21st - Tsugaru (Aomori prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 22nd - Fukushima City (Fukushima prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 23rd - Ota (Tokyo prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 24th - Zama (Kanagawa prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Please contact us for ticket information!

August 25th - Yokosuka (Kanagawa prefecture)

An exhibition event featuring matches for the top 2 divisions. Order tickets now!

December 1st - Tokyo

All-Japan Amateur Sumo Championship at the main sumo arena. Please contact us for ticket information!

Watch this page for more events to be added! There are usually events every January, February, April, August, October, and December! (other months are also possible)