EASL Champions Week in Utsunomiya and Okinawa, Japan March 1-5, 2023
Hong Kong SAR, January26, 2023 – East Asia Super League (EASL) and the Japan Professional BasketballLeague (B.LEAGUE) have announced the ticketing details for EASL Champions Week taking place in Utsunomiya and Okinawa, Japan, March 1-5, 2023.
The league’s eight-qualified champions and runner-up teams from EASL partner leagues, the Japan B.LEAGUE, Korea KBL, Philippine PBA, Chinese Taipei P.LEAGUE+ and the EASL-seeded Bay Area Dragons will battle for the EASL crown and lucrative cash prizes. The first-place team will receive USD 250,000, while the runner-upand third place teams will receive USD 100,000 and USD 50,000, respectively.
A total of 10 games will be played during EASL Champions Week. The reigning Japan B.LEAGUE champions, Utsunomiya Brex, will host the first six games of theGroup Stage at Nikkan Arena Tochigi.
The Ryukyu Golden Kings will host the remaining four games; two Group Stage games as well as the Championship and third-place game on March 5 in Okinawa in their new stadium, which is also a 2023 FIBA World Cup venue.
Tickets for EASL Champions Week will be sold as a day-pass for each day, so fans can watch two games held on the same day with the sameseat that they purchased for each of the two games.
Please see the detailed EASL Champions Week schedule below:
March 1 to 3(Wednesday to Friday) at Utsunomiya Brex
Ticket sales dates:
・First window: February7 (Tuesday) 20:00 to February 8 (Wednesday) 15:00 (CLUB-REX Diamond members;season ticket holders)
・Second window: February 8 (Wednesday) 20:00to February 9 (Thursday) 15:00 (CLUB-REX Platinum members)
・Third window:February 9 (Thursday) 20:00 to February 10 (Friday) 15:00 (CLUB-REX Navy members)
・General Sales Opening: February12 (Sunday) 20:00 and beyond Official ticketing platform: B.LEAGUE TICKET
* Please note that B.LEAGUE TICKET platform does not accept credit cards outside of Japan. For fans outside Japan who wish to purchase tickets, please send inquiries to email@example.com.
March 4 to 5 (Saturday to Sunday) at Ryukyu Golden Kings
・Pre-sale: February 7 (Tuesday) 12:00 to February 8 (Wednesday)11:00 (Ryukyu Golden Kings Official Fan Club members)
・General sales: February 8 (Wednesday)12:00 and beyond
Officialticketing platform: B.LEAGUE TICKET
Link: [https://goldenkings.jp/news/detail/id=17867] * Please note that B.LEAGUE TICKET platform does not accept credit cards outside of Japan. For fans outside Japan who wish to purchase tickets, please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EASL Champions Week is finalizing broadcast deals with top indigenous broadcasters in all core EASL geographies, as well as global and regional deals. Further news on how to tune into EASL Champions Week will be released soon.