The Organizing Committee of the 2022 World Masters Games in Kansai, Japan has announced that athlete registrations have re-opened as of May 13, 2021. The one year countdown has begun as the Games will be held from May 13-29, 2022.

The entry for new registrants was suspended last March due to the pandemic and re-scheduling of the Games to May 2022.

The Organizing Committee has been hard at work to ensure the success of the Games and is coordinating host municipalities, venues, co-organizers, supporting organizations, competition committees, sponsors and other related stakeholders.

Sports to be featured at the Games include:

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Disc
  • Field Hockey
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Orienteering
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

For more information concerning all aspects of the 2022 World Masters Games, visit

One Response

  1. Florida Ann Town

    I would like to register for the canoe events, but you do not seem to have a category for older adults. I have competed in previous World Master Games and enjoyed them very much. Will you reconsider the age groups and provide entry for the 90+ group? Or at least 85+?

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