Sumo Event Schedule/Calendar


  • There will be sumo special events around Japan in December, January and February!
  • Tickets are on sale now for the November tournament in Fukuoka, from November 13th to 27th!

Grand Sumo Tournament Locations

2022 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

November 2022

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 13th-27th

Pre-Orders Begin

early-September

Tickets On Sale

September 17th

2023 - Grand Sumo Tournament Schedule

January 2023

The Hatsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

January 8th-22nd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-October

Tickets On Sale

December 10th

March 2023

The Haru Basho

Location

Osaka - Edion Arena

Google Map

Date

March 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

mid-January

Tickets On Sale

February 5th

May 2023

The Natsu Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

May 14th-28th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-February

Tickets On Sale

April 8th

July 2023

The Nagoya Basho

Location

Nagoya - Dolphins Arena

Google Map

Date

July 9th-23rd

Pre-Orders Begin

late-April

Tickets On Sale

May 27th

September 2023

The Aki Basho

Location

Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Google Map

Date

September 10th-24th

Pre-Orders Begin

late-June

Tickets On Sale

August 5th

November 2023

The Kyushu Basho

Location

Fukuoka - Kokusai Center

Google Map

Date

November 12th-26th

Pre-Orders Begin

early-September

Tickets On Sale

September 16th

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!

Register now to be notified when we open pre-orders for future Grand Sumo Tournaments!

Sumo Special Events

October 8th - Ome (Tokyo prefecture)

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

October 9th - Chikusei (Ibaraki prefecture)

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

October 10th - Chiba City (Chiba prefecture)

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

October 15th - Kuki (Saitama prefecture)

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

October 22nd - Kofu (Yamanashi prefecture)

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

October 28th - Kiryu (Gunma prefecture)

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

December 3rd - Nagasaki City (Nagasaki prefecture)

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

December 4th - Ashikita (Kumamoto prefecture)

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

December 6th - Beppu (Oita prefecture)

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

December 7th - Kita-kyushu (Fukuoka prefecture)

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

December 10th - Soja (Okayama prefecture)

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

December 12th - Hirakata (Osaka prefecture)

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

December 13th - Nagaokakyo (Kyoto prefecture)

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

December 14th - Yokkaichi (Mie prefecture)

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

January 29th - 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!

February 5th - Tokyo

A 1-day single-elimination tournament for the top 2 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!

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