National U-12 Rubber Baseball Championship in progress in Tokyo
51 Teams compete for the Prince Takamado Trophy in the 36th Edition of the Tournament

(Photo by Japan Rubber Baseball Association)

51 winners from the 47 Prefectural qualifications joined by about 12,000 junior teams of primary schools throughout Japan assembled for the opening ceremony, graced with the presence of Princess Hisako Takamado, at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo on August at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo on Sunday, August 7.
The 7-day Championship, also known as “KOSHIEN of Primary School”, will last from August 7 to 13, 2016 at 6 baseball grounds in Tokyo under the scorching Sun.