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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


[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