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89th Spring Koshien Participating Schools

北海道 Hokkaido (1)
札幌第一 Sapporo Daiichi 北海道 Hokkaido 2
東北 Tohoku (2)
仙台育英 Sendai Ikuei 宮城 Miyagi 12
盛岡大付 Morioka Daigaku Fuzoku 岩手 Iwate 4
関東 Kanto (4)
作新学院 Sakushin Gakuin 栃木 Tochigi 10
東海大市原望洋 Tokai Daigaku Ichihara Boyo 千葉 Chiba 2
高崎健康福祉大高崎 Takasaki Kenko Fukushi Daigaku Takasaki 群馬 Gunma 3
前橋育英 Maebashi Ikuei 群馬 Gunma 2
東京 Tokyo (2)
早実 Waseda Jitsugyo 東京 Tokyo 21
日大三 Nihon Daigaku DaiSan 東京 Tokyo 19
東海 Tokai (2)
静岡 Shizuoka 静岡 Shizuoka 16
至学館 Shigakukan 愛知 Aichi 1
北信越 Hokushinetsu (2)
福井工大福井 Fukui Kogyo Daigaku Fukui 福井 Fukui 5
高岡商 Takaoka Shogyo 富山 Toyama 5
近畿 Kinki (7)
履正社 Riseisha 大阪 Osaka 7
神戸国際大付 Kobe Kokusai Daigaku Fuzoku 兵庫 Hyogo 4
大阪桐蔭 Osaka Toin 大阪 Osaka 9
滋賀学園 Shiga Gakuen 滋賀 Shiga 2
智弁学園 Chiben Gakuen 奈良 Nara 11
報徳学園 Hotoku Gakuen 兵庫 Hyogo 21
高田商 Takada Shogyo 奈良 Nara 3
中国 Chugoku (3)
宇部鴻城 Ube Kojo 山口 Yamaguchi 3
Kure 広島 Hiroshima 1
創志学園 Soshi Gakuen 岡山 Okayama 3
四国 Shikoku (2)
明徳義塾 Meitoku Gijuku 高知 Kochi 17
帝京五 Teikyo DaiGo 愛媛 Ehime 2
九州 Kyushu (4)
福岡大大濠 Fukuoka Daigaku Ohori 福岡 Fukuoka 4
東海大福岡 Tokai Daigaku Fukuoka 福岡 Fukuoka 2
秀岳館 Syugakukan 熊本 Kumamoto 3
熊本工 Kumamoto Kogyo 熊本 Kumamoto 21
21世紀枠 21st Century (3)
不来方 Kozukata 岩手 Iwate 1
多治見 Tajimi 岐阜 Gifu 1
中村 Nakamura 高知 Kochi 2
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[1/11/2017] 89th Spring Koshien Steering Committee Meeting

A steering committee meeting for the 89th Spring Koshien was held in Osaka earlier today. Among things that were discussed/decided/confirmed:

  • Gen Hoshino’s Koi will be this year’s opening procession song.
  • There are 128 candidate schools for the tournament (119 regular, nine twenty-five century).
  • The list of participating schools (twenty-nine regular, three twenty-first century) will be unveiled on January 27 (Fri).
  • Brackets selections will start at 9:00am on March 10 (Fri).
  • Female managers (assistants) will be allowed to participate in practices if they abide by certain rules. Specifics still need to be worked out, but will likely include things like wearing a helmet and being limited to areas covered by artificial turf.

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/11/2017, Sanspo 1/11/2017, Tokyo Sports 1/11/2017, Mainichi 1/11/2017

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[12/16/2016] 89th Summer Koshien: 21st Century Candidate Schools

The Japan High School Baseball Federation released a list of nine 21st Century candidate schools earlier today. Three schools will be selected by a committee on January 27, 2017. The selected schools will be able to participate in the 89th Spring Koshien next year.

Source: JHBF announcement

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[9/7/2016] Preliminary details for 89th Spring Koshien

The Steering Committee for the 89th Spring Koshien met in Osaka today to go over details of next year’s tournament.

  • Date: Twelve days beginning on March 19 (includes day off)
  • Venue: Koshien Stadium
  • Number of Schools: 32 slots
    • 28 x general slots
      • 1 x Hokkaido
      • 2 x Tohoku
      • 6 x Kanto/Tokyo
      • 2 x Tokai
      • 2 x Hokushinetsu
      • 6 x Kinki
      • 5 x Chugoku/Shikoku
      • 4 x Kyushu
    • 3 x twenty-first century slots
    • 1 x  Jingu Tournament winner slot
  • Schools will be selected by a Selection Committee on January 27, 2017
  • Bracket Lottery will be held on March 10, 2017

Source: Daily Sports 9/7/2016

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[7/6/2016] 89th Spring Koshien preliminary details

The steering committee for the 89th Spring Koshien met in Osaka on July 6 and decided on/confirmed the following:

  • There will be twenty-eight regular brackets with four special brackets for a total thirty-two brackets. (no change)
  • The twenty-eight regular brackets will be broken down into: Hokkaido (one), Tohoku (two), Kanto/Tokyo (six), Tokai (two), Hokushinetsu (two), Kinki (six), Chugoku/Shikoku (five), and Kyushi (four). The four special brackets will be broken down into: Twenty-first Century (three), Jingu Tournament (one). (no change from this year)

Source: Sanspo 7/6/2016

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