Marathon Festival Nagoya, Aichi

‘The Nagoya Women’s Marathon’ has been setting new records every year since the Guinness Book of World Records certified it in 2012 as being the biggest women’s marathon event in the world.
Since 2014, it has also included ‘The Nagoya Women’s Wheelchair Marathon’. This is the first women’s only wheelchair marathon in Japan.Click here for the official site [Japanese/English]
http://womens-marathon.nagoya/
Event Date March 11 (Fri) to March 13 (Sun) 2016
Venue Nagoya City (including Nagoya Dome)
Promoter Marathon Festival Nagoya, Aichi Executive Committee
Number of Participants About 36,941 (19,607 women’s marathon participants)
Certified Guinness World Record as the biggest women’s marathon.

Shinshiro Rally

The Shinshiro Rally is the last round of ‘All Nippon Rally Championship’ and it is the biggest event in Japan in terms of the number of spectators.Click here for the official site [Japanese]
http://www.shinshiro-rally.jp
Event Date October 30(Fri) to November 1 (Sun) 2015
Venue Prefectural Shinshiro General Park (Kenei Shinshiro Sogo Koen)
Promoter Shinshiro City, Monte Carlo Auto Sports Club
Number of Participants Spectator Number: About 51,000

IRONMAN 70.3 Centrair Chita Peninsula Japan

The Centrair Ironman is a race on the Triathlon World Series, so it is an event that athletes are eager to take part in.
High-ranking prizewinners are given entry into the Ironman 70.3 Series World Championships .Click here for the official site [Japanese/English]
http://ironman703.jp
Event Date June 5 (Fri) to June 7 (Sun) 2015
Venue Chita City・Coastal area of Tokoname City
Promoter  IRONMAN 70.3 Centrair Chita Peninsula Japan Executive Committee
Number of Participants Spectator Number: About 19,000

Me-Tere Cup International Junior Grand Prix Figure Skating Competition

The Me-Tere Cup is an official leg of the ‘International Skating Conference’s Junior Grand Prix Series 2014/2015’which is held in seven different countries.Click here for the official site [Japanese]
http://www.nagoyatv.com/figure_jg/
Event Date September 12 (Fri) to September 14 (Sun) 2014
Venue Expo 2005 Aichi Exposition Commemorative Park  (Morikoro Park) Ice skating Arena
Promoter Japan Skating Conference
Number of Participants Number of participating nations: 29
Number of participants: 73
Attendance: about 1,800

Toyota International Gymnastics Meet [Toyota Kokusai Taisou Kyougi Taikai]

Every December in the ‘Sky Hall Toyota’ an international meeting of gymnastics is held.
Influential athletes both domestic and international are invited to compete. The male competition consists of 6 apparatus’ and the female competition is 4.Click here for the official site [Japanese]
http://www.toyota-taiso.com/
Event Date December 12 (Sat) to December 13 (Sun) 2015
Venue Sky Hall Toyota
Promoter Toyota City, Toyota Board of Education, Chunichi Newspaper
Number of Participants -

Kirin Challenge Cup

An international friendship game contested by the Japan National team conducted as part of the Japan National Soccer Team Support Program by the Kirin Group.Click here for the official site [Japanese/English]
http://www.jfa.jp/samuraiblue/20141114/
Event Date November 14 (Fri) 2014
Venue Toyota Stadium
Promoter Japan Football Association
Number of Participants -

International Jujutsu Tournament

Event Date November 16 (Sat) to November 17 (Sun) 2014
Venue Sanko Sports Max Aichi Prefectural Martial Arts Centre (Aichiken Budokan)
Promoter General Zen-Nippon (All-Japan) Judo Federation
All Japan Judo Federation(AJJF)
Number of Participants -

World Grand Champion Cup

Held every four years in the year following the Olympics Games. The winning team of the four continent championship tournaments, the host Japan and a wildcard team selected by the International Federation of Volleyball and the host country’s organizing committee contest it in that year.
Event Date November 12 (Tues) to November 13 (Thurs) 2013
Venue Nippon Gaishi Hall
Promoter International Volleyball Federation
Number of Participants -

AFC Futsal Club Championship

A Futsal Tournament contested by the top Asian club teams. In the past, “Nagoya Oceans” of Japan have won.

Event Date August 27 (Tues) to September 1 (Sun) 2013
Venue Teva Ocean Arena, Park Arena Komaki
Promoter Asian Football Confederation
Number of Participants -

FIFA Club World Cup

A tournament where the winning club teams from the six continent championships and the host country’s domestic league club champion vie to be ‘Soccer World Club Champions’. The Yokohama International Stadium and Toyota Stadium jointly hosted the tournament held in Japan in 2012.

Event Date December 9 (Sun) to December 12 (Wed)
Venue Toyota Stadium
Promoter Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
Number of Participants -

World Cup Short-track Speed Skating Nagoya Meet

2015

Event Date December 4 (Fri) to December 6 (Sun) 2015
Venue Nippon Gaishi Arena
Promoter Japan Skating Federation
Number of Participants -

2012

Event Date November 30 (Fri) to December 2 (Sun) 2012
Venue Nippon Gaishi Arena
Promoter Japan Skating Federation
Number of Participants -

2011

Event Date December 2 (Fri) to December 4 (Sun) 2011
Venue -
Promoter Japan Skating Federation
Number of Participants -

Volleyball World Cup

The third major tournament after the Olympics and the World Championships, held once every four years.
From 1977 both men’s and women’s tournament have been held in Japan. In 1991 the tournament was upgraded to give the winners Olympic qualification.

2015

Event Date September 4 (Fri) to September 6 (Sun) 2015
Venue Nippon Gaishi Hall
Promoter International Volleyball Federation
Number of Participants -

2011

Event Date November 20 (Sun) to November 22 (Tue) 2011
Venue Nippon Gaishi Hall
Promoter International Volleyball Federation
Number of Participants -

2007

Event Date November 14 (Fri) to November 16 (Sun) 2007
Venue Park Arena Komaki, Nippon Gaishi Hall
Promoter International Volleyball Federation
Number of Participants -

International Snipe Class Yacht World Championships

Event Date July 23 (Sat) to July 31 (Sun) 2005
Venue Toyota Jidoushokki Kaiyo Yacht Harbor
Promoter Snipe Class International Racing Association
Number of Participants -