About entries

【News about the competition】
We have updated the Sports Information Guide. We will open the entry for overseas athletes starting from August 1 (Sat), 2020 at 00:00 am (JST).
【About entries when the recruitment limit is reached】
If you wish to participate in an discipline (event) that has reached the maximum number of entries, you can enter in the following cases.
  • ■When space becomes available due to cancellation.
  • ■When increasing the number of recruitment events for disciplines.
  • ■When the number of recruitment of disciplines does not increase, but the capacity for each event is changed.

What is the World Masters Games

The international Sports Festival "World Masters Games" allows anyone who is around 30 years and older to participate.

The World Masters Games started with the 1985 games held in Toronto and is held every four years at locations around the world. It is the world's largest lifelong sports competition with over 170,000 sports enthusiasts participating so far.

The 10th World Masters Games will be held in May 2021 in Kansai, Japan.

The Competition Period

May 14, 2021 (Fri) to
May 30, 2021 (Sun) / Total of 17 days

To participants

Entry Period

February 1st,2020(Sat.)AM10:00(JST)
February 28th,2021(Sun.)PM11:59(JST)

The entry has started.
The entry period is until 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 28, 2021. It will be the first-come-first-served basis for each competition type, and will be canceled when the recruitment limit is reached.

Click here for the status of recruitment

ALL Topics Information Event

At our custom WMG2021 KANSAI Special Activity Plans website, we provide information on original programming for experiencing the Kansai venue locations during the games. Please have a look.

We have set up an official accommodation reservation site so that all participants, from individuals to groups, can participate in the competitions without worries. You can choose the facility you want based on the competition you're participating in or the sightseeing area you want to visit.