Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay Shizuoka Prefecture Public Recruitment of Torchbearers (TBs)

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay Shizuoka Prefecture Public Recruitment of Torchbearers (TBs)
Applications are no longer being accepted.
We are grateful for the many applications we received.

About the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay TBs

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be held during the transitional period from Thursday, August 13 to Tuesday, August 25, following the end of the Olympic Games and before the Paralympic Games start.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be held in three parts to bring the enthusiasm from all over Japan together at the Paralympic Games. See the following link for more details.

About the Torch Relay in Shizuoka Prefecture

Runners will pass through Shizuoka City, located in the middle of the prefecture at the foot of Mt. Fuji, and Hamamatsu City, which is hosting preliminary camps for all athletes from the Brazil Paralympic Team as the host town for a symbiotic society, fanning the passion supporting the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Nihondaira Yume Terrace (Shizuoka City)
Nihondaira Yume Terrace (Shizuoka City)

Route within Shizuoka Prefecture

August 18 (Tue.), 2020

Route within Shizuoka Prefecture
  1. ①Atami City
  2. ②Shizuoka City
  3. ③Omaezaki City
  4. ④Kikugawa City
  5. ⑤Hamamatsu City

- Flame lighting locations: all municipalities (scheduled)
- Flame Combining Ceremony: Shizuoka City
- Departure Ceremony: Hamamatsu City

*The route overview and order, the locations for the flame lighting and departure ceremonies (names of municipalities) and other contents shown above are subject to change.

About the Recruitment for the Torch Relay in Shizuoka Prefecture

Please check the following application requirements and then apply either online or via postal mail. There are nine Items of Consent that must all be agreed to before any application to be a TB for the Shizuoka Prefecture Torch Relay can be submitted.

Frequently Asked Questions about Selection and Recruitment

Apply Online

Fill in the required fields in the application form and submit it. You must read the Online Application Steps and Points to Note before proceeding to the application form.

Application Deadline: By 23:59 on Saturday, February 15, 2020

Applications are no longer being accepted.
We are grateful for the many applications we received.

Apply via Post

After carefully reading the Points to Note for Postal Applications, fill in the required fields in the specified application form and then post it to the following address.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic/Paralympic Games Torch Relay Shizuoka Prefecture Task Forces Torchbearer Recruitment Secretariat
“Shizuoka Prefecture Torchbearer Recruitment Secretariat”
P.O. Box 8, Shizuoka South Post Office
422-8791

Application Deadline: Postmarked by Saturday, February 15, 2020

Applications are no longer being accepted.
We are grateful for the many applications we received.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Shizuoka Prefecture Public Recruitment of Torchbearers *Applications are no longer being accepted. Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay Shizuoka Prefecture Public Recruitment of Torchbearers