General Entry (Remaining Slots)

We announce that “General Entry (Remaining Slots)” for domestic and international players will open soon. This entry window is open to everyone from any nation. The chance to become the world champion is on your path—We invite you to apply for the world’s largest Mölkky tournament.

●Entry Period: From 12:00 UTC on 1 April to 23:59 UTC on 20 April
(From 21:00 on 1 April to 8:59 on 21 April Japan time)
●Entry qualifications: None (anyone can apply)
*JMA Qualified Player registration is not required for this entry window.
●Selection Method: By Lottery (*Lottery date is scheduled for 21 April, at noon Japan time)
●Capacity: All remaining slots (excluding the IMO Special Invitation slots) up to the maximum number of total capacity.
After applying, entry rights will be granted through a lottery on April 21.

※1. Team names and names must be entered in English letters. Japanese characters are not allowed.
※2. The lottery will be held on 21 April. Results will be notified via email from LivePocket to email addresses registered.
For those who won the lottery and chose “payment at convenience store” on application, the payment procedure for the entry fee will be described in the email, so please complete the procedure by the deadline. Payment of the entry fee constitutes completion of the entry process. For those who chose “credit card payment” on application, payment will be automatically processed, so no additional steps are required. (Emails from LivePocket may be sorted into the spam folder depending on your email settings. Please be aware of this.)
※3. Each team can only apply once.
※4. Members registered by the representative as part of the team cannot be duplicated in other teams. (The same representative or team members cannot apply multiple times.)
※5. Transferring winning slots is prohibited.

If the above precautions are not followed, or if any fraudulent action to increase the chances of winning is detected, the winning status of that team will be cancelled.

●Entry Method:
Please apply via the following URL:

*Registration with LivePocket-Ticket- is required.
*Please also check the FAQ on the entry page.
The following information is required for the entry:
(1) Team name (in English characters) (Romaji is acceptable, but Japanese characters are not)
*Do not use special characters (symbols, umlauts, etc.) which may cause garbled text in emails from JMA or in match tables of the tournament.
(2) Team representative: name(in English characters, Romaji is acceptable), gender, age group, address, phone number, email address
(3) Team members: name(in English characters, Romaji is acceptable), gender, age group for all team members
(4) Needs of any special assistance

Please review the event overview from the following links:


2024 Mölkky World Championship in Hakodate, JAPAN
■ Organizer: International Mölkky Organization (IMO)
■ Administrator: Japan Mölkky Association (JMA)
■ Supporters: Hokkaido / Hakodate City / Hakodate City Board of Education
National Institute of Technology, Hakodate College (N.I.T. Hakodate College) / Hokkaido Finland Association
■ Nominal Supporter: Embassy of Finland
■ Special Collaboration: Visit Finland (Finnish Tourist Board)

【 Contact 】
Japan Mölkky Association; World Championship Section