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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, 2022 in Kansai, Japan.

The Competition Period

Friday, 13th May, 2022

Sunday, 29th May, 2022/ Total of 17 days

To participants

Entry Period

Saturday, 1st February, 202010:00AM (JST)
Monday, 28th February, 202211:59PM (JST)

* However, from Monday, 1st March until entries reopen on Thursday, 13th May, 2021 (planned), it is not possible to make a new entry or change the information which you input when you made an entry.
When detailed date and time for reopening entry are decided, we will inform you on our website.

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.