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Attraction: US Sumo Open
Sponsors: Sapporo Premium Beer, Hakutsuru Sake
Some top athletes: Byambajav Ulambayar, Takeshi Amitani, Roy Sims, Ramy Elgazar
Location of event: Walter Pyramid, California State University Long Beach, Calif.
US Sumo Open TicketsOutside of Japan, the US Sumo Open is the biggest annual sumo competition in the world and has contributed to the worldwide growth of the sport. It is also the longest-running annual sumo event outside of Japan, having been established in 2001. The level of competition is fierce, with athletes from all over the world bringing their best to the mat. Over 700 wrestlers from 40 different countries have taken part in the event, most of them having been either National or World Sumo Champions. The US Sumo Open is also a pioneer by being the first to have women's competitions in American tournaments. The US Sumo Open is a hallmark event every year it comes to Walter Pyramid at Cal State Long Beach in sunny California, and it consistently sets milestones in the growth of sumo wrestling. You can be part of the future of the ancient sport of sumo by getting your tickets for the US Sumo Open right here at StubHub.
How many wrestlers will be competing at the 2020 US Sumo Open?The 2020 match will have over 80 international sumo wrestlers bringing their best in order to compete at this hallmark event.
Is there anything special about the 2020 US Sumo Open?The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the US Sumo Open, and the event will be made extra special with a 20th Anniversary Ceremony. Along with the best sumo wrestling that you are likely to ever see in the United States, there will be other attractions occurring at the 2020 US Sumo Open such as live taiko drumming. To add to the experience, Japanese food and beverages will be available as well.
What are some of the countries that will be represented at the 2020 US Sumo Open?Sumo wrestlers will be coming from all over the world in order to take part in the US Sumo Open event. Just a few of the countries being represented are Japan, Mongolia, the United States, Egypt, Ukraine and Russia.
Will there be any special matches at the US Sumo Open?One exciting feature of the US Sumo Open is the Openweight class competition. This is a special competition where sumo wrestlers can compete outside of their own weight classification. This is sure to make for some very interesting and unpredictable matches where lighter wrestlers will have to use cunning, strategy, skill and speed in order to overcome the sheer size of their opponent.
What are the different levels of seating at the US Sumo Open?The Upper Bleacher tickets are the least expensive of the ticket options for the US Sumo Open. There is an additional discount for students of CSU Long Beach. The next tier would be the Lower Bleacher tickets. All bleacher seats are general admission without assigned seating. For higher-end tickets, you have the option of VIP Floor tickets as well as the option to get Ringside Seat tickets, which start at around $100.
What sort of attendance is typical at the US Sumo Open?At the 2019 US Sumo Open, around 5,000 sumo wrestling fans had the pleasure of watching 64 international wrestlers take part in 198 consecutive matches! With its consistent rate of growth (2020 is set to have 80 wrestlers), it is safe to figure that the US Sumo Open will continue to grow in size in the coming years.
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