ラグビー!最高おぉ。アツい熊谷の、熱い挑戦!!SAITAMA-KUMAGAYA
Event information

Host City activities

2019 activities

RWC2019 日本代表戦、準々決勝、決勝戦のパブリックビューイングを行いました。

ラグビーワールドカップ2019のパブリックビューイングを行いました。 日本代表のプール戦最終試合を熊谷ラグビー場で行いました。 また、準々決勝を埼玉スタジアム2002と熊谷荒川緑地公園で、決勝戦も熊谷市ニットーモールで行いました。

The 2019 Rugby World Cup™ has almost begun! The Webb Ellis Cup is coming to Saitama.

The Webb Ellis Cup, which is the trophy which will be awarded to the 2019 Rugby World Cup™ winners, has been traveling throughout Japan, centered on the 12 host cities. It has made its way to Saitama, which is the last stop on its tour. On Saturday, September 7th, a commemorative ceremony was held.

Rugby World Cup 2019 100-days-to-go event

Rugby World Cup 2019 100-days-to-go event was held on Sunday, June 16 at Kanezuka Park in front of Omiya Sonic City. In addition to the ceremony marking 100 days before RWC2019, there were also live stage performances and street rugby. Furthermore, Yurutama Fifteen appeared in the venue and entertained the audience. About 21,000 people attended the event.

2018 activities

Commemorative event for the first public sale of tickets for Rugby World Cup 2019TM Japan Tournament

At COCOON CITY in Saitama-shintoshin, we held an event on Saturday, January 19, 2019 to commemorate the start of selling of tickets for the rugby world cup 2019TM Japan tournament on a first-come-first-served basis. Cocoon Plaza will become a rugby park where rugby can be experienced, while the audience was excited to see the character show of Hugtto! PreCure and the Yurutama fifteen on stage. That day, about 12,000 people filled the venue.

Event for commemorating the opening of Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

On Saturday, October 20, the event for commemorating the opening of Kumagaya Rugby Stadium was held. A game between Panasonic Wild Knights and Canon Eagles was played where 13,849 spectators watched (the second-highest record in Kumagaya Rugby Stadium’s history). Additionally, the ceremony for appointing the host city’s special supporters was held, as well as a Yurutama rugby game between representative mascots of both host cities of Kumagaya, Saitama, and Kamaishi, Iwate. Moreover, various events were held outside the playground including rugby talk shows, Music performance, and live comedy.

One-year-to-go Event

Commemorating one year until the tournament, on Sunday, September 23, we held events, such as the appointing ceremony of special supporters of the host city, rugby games of host cities, and a tour of Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.

500-days-to-go Event

On Sunday 6 May, the day marking 500 days left until the tournament was celebrated, with events such as a ceremony to unveil the countdown timer and the appointment ceremony of the host city special supporters.

PR booths

Rugby PR booths are being set up at the various events around the prefecture throughout the year.

2017 activities

2016 activities

2015 activities