2020/10/28For those who are aiming to participate in the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai

As it is mentioned in the message of the Organising Committee’s Presidents, we have reached the decision of postponement policy; to postpone the Games to the time which we believe it would be the most practical time to hold the Games. We would like to express our deepest apologies to make potential participants of the Games to be anxious. We will announce various challenges related to the postponement as promptly as possible and inform you with the issues of decisions as soon as possible.

Outline of the Games due to postponement (Scheduled)

○Name:World Masters Games 2021 Kansai (No change)
○Sports and Disciplines:59 Disciplines of 35 Sports
○Target number of participants:Approximately 50,000 participants (30,000 from Japan and 20,000 from outside Japan)

Entry to the Games

We will announce the modified Sports Information Guide (Location, Dates and Age categories) as promptly as possible, in order to re-start the entry for the Games.
Furthermore, we will secure the spot for those who have already registered to participate in the Games, and for those who have already registered to the waiting list will keep their status as it has been registered.


For those who have already registered as volunteer, we would appreciate if you could continue to cooperate with validity of registration to be extended.
In addition, we will keep recruiting new applicants until further notice.

Accommodations and Special Activity Plan

Reservations for accommodation sites and special activity plans posted on the Games website will be suspended temporary. If you have made a reservation, please cancel it by yourself.

We will announce correspondence to the new entry, accommodation sites and special activity plan as soon as contents have been decided.
For other important matters, etc. will be announced as soon as those are decided.
Thank you in advance for your warm understanding.