Schedule

Taiko Taikai Schedule

Here’s a basic flow of what will happen at the Taiko Taikai! Schedule is subject to change at this point, so please check in often!

Pre-Event Schedule

(only for Taikai Participants)

November 19th, 2023

Registration is open! Once a prospective participant registers, they will receive an email with all the information they need to prepare their audition video.

February 1st, 2024

Deadline for submitting Audition Videos

February 15th, 2024

All registrants are contacted with the results, and finalists are announced

If you have any questions about registration or Taiko Taikai in general, please feel free to contact us as soon as possible!

Taiko Taikai Schedule

Day 1: Saturday, May 18th, 2024

Location: Terasaki Budokan (Outdoor Plaza), 249 S. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Odaiko Tournament:
Doors Open at 9 AM
Competition from 10 AM – 3 PM
Results announced at 5 PM

Evening Concert – 6 PM

Detailed Schedule:

9 AM: WELCOME + SIGN IN

10 AM: TAIKAI START

10:30 AM: BREAK (20 MIN)

12 PM: LUNCH

1:30 PM: TAIKAI RESUMES

2 PM: BREAK (20 MIN)

3 PM: JUDGING

5 PM: ANNOUNCE RESULTS

6 PM: CONCERT

Tickets Information:

In-Person Tournament Only: $15
In-Person Concert Only: $40
In-Person Combination (Tournament and Concert): $50
Livestream Ticket: $5

In-Person Tickets can be ordered online. Livestream tickets can be purchase via livestream portal.

Day 2: Sunday, May 19th, 2024

Press Conference with the 2024 Taiko Taikai Winners

Location: Terasaki Budokan (Community Room), 249 S. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Time: 12:30 PM

Come meet the winners and judges of the Taikai! Listen to them share their tournament experiences through conversation and Q&A.
Free event!