2023 Sumo Schedule
BashoVenueRankingsFirst dayFinal day
NEW YEAR BASHORyogoku KokugikanNew Year Basho RankingsJanuary 8January 22
SPRING BASHOOsaka Prefectural GymnasiumTo be announced February 27March 12March 26
SUMMER BASHORyogoku KokugikanTo be announced May 1May 14May 28
NAGOYA BASHOAichi Prefectural GymnasiumTo be announced June 26July 9July 23
AUTUMN BASHORyogoku KokugikanTo be announced August 28September 10September 24
KYUSHU BASHOFukuoka Kokusai CenterTo be announced October 30November 12November 26
 
2024 Sumo Schedule
BashoVenueRankingsFirst dayFinal day
NEW YEAR BASHORyogoku KokugikanTo be announced December 25January 14January 28
SPRING BASHOOsaka Prefectural GymnasiumTo be announced February 26March 10March 24
SUMMER BASHORyogoku KokugikanTo be announced April 30May 12May 26
NAGOYA BASHOAichi Prefectural GymnasiumTo be announced July 1July 14July 28
AUTUMN BASHORyogoku KokugikanTo be announced August 26September 8September 22
KYUSHU BASHOFukuoka Kokusai CenterTo be announced October 28November 10November 24

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