Entry for Additional Cancellation Slots and Waitlist Registration

Thank you very much for the numerous entries received for the 2024 Mölkky World Championship in Hakodate. We have a few additional slots available due to cancellations, and we will be opening final entries for these cancellation slots starting from July 8th. Please read the details below.

The only payment method available this time is credit card. Preliminary round pairings for the selected teams will be automatically determined upon selection.

Additionally, we are opening registrations for the waitlist. Teams registered on the waitlist will be considered for participation should any team withdraw from the competition up to one month before the event.

Please review the details for waitlist registration and submit your application.

■Entry Opportunity Utilizing Cancelled Slots (Additional)

【Entry Period】

From 12:00 UTC on 8 July to 23:59 UTC on 13 July

(From 21:00 on 8 July to 8:59 on 13 July in 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 14 July, at 6pm Japan time)


Approximately 5 teams

【Notes for entries】

(1) Team name and member names must be written in English characters (Romaji is acceptable, but Japanese characters are not).

(2) The lottery will be held on 14 July. Results will be notified via email from LivePocket to email addresses registered.

Only “credit card payment” is available as the payment method this time. For those who won the lottery, 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.

【How to apply an entry】

Please apply from the following page: 

*Registration with LivePocket-Ticket- is required.

*Please review the FAQs: 

*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

■Waitlist Registration

【Registration Period】
Starting July 8, 2024, at 12:00 UTC (21:00 in Japan Time)

*Teams that applied for the “Entry for Additional Cancellation Slots” can also register for the waitlist.

【Communication Method】

We will contact eligible teams for waitlist advancement individually by email (or phone).

*If you do not hear from us by one month before the tournament, please understand that there will be no advancement. No notification will be sent for non-advancement.

【Important Points】

(1) Registration begins at 12:00 UTC (21:00 in Japan Time) on July 8. Registrations completed before this time (e.g., at 11:59 UTC) will not be considered valid.

(2) Only one application per team is allowed. Please do not submit duplicate applications.

(3) Register under the name of the team representative.

【How to Register for the Waitlist】
Please apply using the following URL:

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 / The Hokkaido Shimbun Press
■ Nominal Supporter: Embassy of Finland
■ Special Collaboration: Visit Finland (Finnish Tourist Board)
■ Collaboration: Kanazawa Culture and Sports Commission

【 Contact 】
Japan Mölkky Association; World Championship Section