The steering committee for the 94th Summer Koshien held their first meeting today in Osaka and confirmed that a total forty-nine high school will be competing in the fifteen day tournament that begins on August 8.
They also decided:
- first and second round games will begin at 8:00am
- quarterfinals and semifinals games will begin at 9:00am
- the finals game at 10:30am
- they will again collect donations for relief efforts in northern Japan
Brackets will be determined on August 5.