General Sports Zone(Utsunomiya)
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In anticipation of hosting the National Sports Festival, and the National Sports Festival for People with Disabilities, the city plans to redevelop it's current sports park into General Sports Zone. It will include an athletics and football stadium, certified by Japan Association of Athletics Federations as Level 1, which will accommodate 25,000 people. It is scheduled to be completed by March 2020. All the floors of the stadium will be of accessible design and it will be equipped with weight training rooms. Also, there will be bicycle and walking paths around the stadium which will be convenient for athletes to adjust their condition.Current athletics stadium will be as sub arena and it's within 30 minutes drive to major hotels and hospitals.
〔New Budokan Hall〕
With the renewal of Tochigi prefectural Sports Park, The New Budokan Hall (for judo, kendo and kyudo) will be built on the grounds. (Except for one part, it is scheduled to be finished by March 2020.) The Hall will have 6 mats and a seating capacity of 1,500. The sub-Hall will have 4 mats well as areas for the audience. It will be air-conditioned and all floors will be of accessible design. The outside of the Hall shall have an imposing appearance fitting for a sanctuary of Budo.
〔Athletic Stadium/Football and Rugby Field〕
The athletics feild was completed in 1979 as the main stadium for the National Sports Festival. It is approved as Level 1 by Japan Association of Athletics Federations. It is now mainly used for athletics competitions for students and for people with disabilities. Recently, the Hungarian athletics team used this venue for their training camps for the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing. It can also be used as a football field.
- ■Changing Room
- ■Medical Room
- ■Meeting Room
- ■Cafe and Restaurants
- ■Weight Training Room
(1)New Stadium: 9 lanes, natural grass, scheduled to be
certified by Japan Association of Athletics Federations
as Level 1
(2)New Budokan Hall: 6 mats, sub-Hall has 4mats
(3)Athletics Field: 33,300square meter,
circumference of 400m, 9 lanes, natural grass,
Level 1 certified by Japan Association of Athletics Federations
(4)Football and Rugby Field: 66,800square meter, natural grass
[Offered Sports]Athletics: Available for throwing events at an additional throwing field/
Football: 3 fields (Natural Grass)
Rugby: 1 field (Natural Grass)