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[1/27/2016] 98th Summer Koshien to start on August 7

by on Jan.27, 2016 @ 11:20 pm, under High School, Summer Koshien

The steering committee for the 98th Summer Koshien met in Osaka earlier today. A number of issues were decided, including, but not limited to:

  • The tournament will take place at Koshien Stadium over fifteen days, beginning on August 7.
  • The opening ceremony will start at 9:00am on August 7. The committee confirmed that the start time will not overlap with the  Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics (August 6 at 6:00am Japan time).
  • Forty-nine schools will participate in the tournament. Brackets will be set at Festival Hall in Osaka on August 4.

Source: Sanspo 1/27/2016, Sponichi 1/27/2016