The 5th Annual Tohoku Regional Universities Tournament will be expanding next year. Up until now, the tournament included the top two teams from the North Tohoku Universities Baseball League, the Sendai Big 6 Universities Baseball League, and the Minami Tohoku University Baseball League. Beginning next year, the top 4 teams from each of the three leagues will be taking part in the tournament.
The 5th Annual Tohoku Regional Universities Tournament will begin on June 25th, 2010 at Sendai Citizen's Baseball Stadium and Tohoku Fukushi University Baseball Ground.
The three leagues also decided that the Tohoku Regional Universities All-Star Game Series will take place over a period of 2 days beginning on July 10th, 2010 at Odate Jukai Dome in Akita.
The 2009 Winter issue of Kagayake Koshien-no Hoshi (輝け甲子園の星) is now on sale at all major book stores for 840 yen.