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Event information

Host City activities

2019 activities

ラグビーワールドカップ2019™開幕直前!ウェブ・エリス・カップが埼玉にやって来る

ラグビーワールドカップ2019™の12開催都市を中心に全国各地を訪問していた、優勝トロフィー「ウェブ・エリス・カップ」が、9月6日、7日、8日に最終訪問地の埼玉にやってきました。

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