Showcase sports

The World Masters Games 2021 Kansai has been postponed due to the COVID-19, but we have decided on the new Games name and new session period as follows.
New session period: 17 days from Friday, May 14, 2027 to Sunday, May 30, 2027
New Games name: World Masters Games 2027 Kansai Japan
We are currently making preparations and adjustments for the Games, and plan to announce the competition guidelines in the fall of 2025 and begin accepting entries in the spring of 2026.
Please note that the followings are the information before the postponement was confirmed.

Sports to be held for both purpose of raising mood towards 2021 and providing more opportunity to join in WMG.

※The following table is listed in order of competition days.
※The following schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 31st March 2022. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Sport/Overview Host Venue City/Town Schedule Venue
Osaka Pref. Takaishi city 2020.9.26~27 Osaka Prefectural Boat Center Details
Osaka city - 2020.10.11 Osaka Castle Park and other special nearby sites (Chuo Ward,Osaka City) Swimming venue (Special Race in Osaka Castle’s Outer Moat) Details
Tokushima Pref. Naruto city
Tokushima city
Anan city
2020.10.30~11.1 Naruto Oronamin C Field
JA Bank Tokushima Stadium
JA Aguri Anan Stadium
Osaka Pref. Higashiosaka city 2020.12.5~6 Higashiosaka City Wheelchair Sports Court
Osaka city - 2021.5.9(TBC) Osaka Castle Park and other special nearby sites (Chuo Ward,Osaka City) Swimming venue (Special Race in Osaka Castle’s Outer Moat) Details
Tottori Pref. Yonago city
Sakaiminato city
Nanbu town
Houki town
Daisen town
Hiezu village
  • ・Swim
    Sea of Japan,Offshore of Kaike Onsen Beach
  • ・Bike
    Yonago city - Daisen Sanroku - Yonago city
  • ・Marathon
    Yonago city - Sakaiminato city - Yonago city
Kyoto city - 2021.10.24 Kyoto Gyoen Tomnoikouji Ground Details
Osaka city - 2021.10(TBC) Osaka Castle Park and other special nearby sites (Chuo Ward,Osaka City) Swimming venue (Special Race in Osaka Castle’s Outer Moat) Details
Osaka city - 2022.5.7~8 Osaka Castle Park and other special nearby sites / Special Race in Osaka Castle’s Outer Moat Details
Osaka Pref. Suita city 2022.5.8 Yamato University
Hyogo Pref. Sumoto city 2022.5.22 Awaji Island
Hyogo Pref. Kakogawa city 2022.7.30~31 Kakogawa Boating Center
Wakayama Pref. Shirahama town 2022.10(TBD) Shirarahama Beach
Fukui Pref. Sakai city 2023.5.12~19 Seaside Nature Park
Fukui Country Club
Wakayama Pref. Wakayama city 2024~2025(TBD) Wakayama Big Whale
Tottori Pref. Tottori city 2026.3(TBD) Tottori Sand Dunes Sanin Coast ・ Inaba Manyo-no-Sato Marathon Course
Hyogo Pref. Kobe city
Akashi city
2026.5.16~22 Kobe-Shiawasenomura Lawn Bowls Green in Kobe City
Akashi Park Lawn Bowls Green in Akashi City
Kobe city - 2026.5.16~17 Oji Stadium
Hyogo Pref. Nishinomiya city 2026.5.21~24 Hyogo Prefectural Gymnasium
Hyogo Pref. Takarazuka city 2026.5(TBD) Takarazuka City Sports Center
Hyogo Pref. Sanda city 2026.5(TBD) Hyogo Prefectural Arima Fuji Park

(Kayaking + Cycling + Mountain Climbing)
Tottori Pref. Yonago city
Daisen town
Hiezu village
  • ・Kayaking
    Estuary of Hino river
  • ・Cycling
    Estuary of Hino river - Daisen Bakuroza
  • ・Mountain Climbing
    Daisen Bakuroza - The Summit of Daisen
Shiga Pref. Moriyama city TBD Moriyama Citizen Gymnasium
Shiga Pref. Takashima city TBD Green Park "Omoide no Mori"
Kyoto Pref. Kameoka city TBD Sanga Stadium by KYOCERA

(Wheelchair Basketball,Rolling Volleyball,Boccia)
Hyogo Pref. Nishinomiya city 2026.4(TBD) Nishinomiya City Center Gymnasium
Hyogo Pref. Tamba city TBD Tamba City Kaibara Residential Center Gymnasium
Nara Pref. Uda city TBD Uda City Athletic Park and six other baseball fields
Nara Pref. Tenri city TBD Tenri University Gymnasium No.1
Tottori Pref. Yurihama town TBD The Home of Ground Golf “Shiokaze no Oka Tomari”
Tokushima Pref. Tokushima city etc. TBD Tokushima Marathon Course
Tokushima Pref. Miyoshi city TBD The middle reaches of Yosinogawa River and Lake Ikeda
Tokushima Pref. Kaiyo town etc. TBD Shishikui Coast etc.
Tokushima Pref. Tokushima city TBD Billiard KiD etc.
Tokushima Pref. Mima city
Miyoshi city
TBD Western Tokushima Health and Disaster Prevention Park
Kyoto city - TBD TBD
Kobe city - TBD Minato no Mori Park(Start / Goal)