Showa Denko Dome Oita
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|Former names||Oita Stadium (2001-2006)|
Kyushu Oil Dome (2006-2010)
Oita Bank Dome (2010-2019)
|Operator||Daisen Co., Ltd.|
|Capacity||40,000 (former 3,000 movable seats were removed)|
|Field size||105 x 68 m|
|Construction cost||¥25 billion|
|General contractor||Takenaka Corporation etc.|
|Oita Trinita (2001-present)|
2002 FIFA World Cup
2019 Rugby World Cup
National Sports Festival of Japan (2008)
Inter-High School Championships (2013)
The stadium is currently called Showa Denko Dome Oita (昭和電工ドーム大分) as an abbreviated form, by naming rights. It was formerly called as Kyushu Oil Dome (九州石油ドーム Kyūshū Sekiyu Dōmu) sponsored by the Kyushu Oil Co. until early 2010 and Oita Bank Dome (大分銀行ドーム Ōita Ginkō Dōmu) sponsored by the Oita Bank until early 2019. It is primarily used for football, and is the home field of J. League club Oita Trinita. It was designed by the famous architect Kisho Kurokawa, and built by KT Group, Takenaka Corporation.
Oita Stadium opened in May 2001 and originally had a capacity of 43,000. But after 2002 FIFA World Cup ended, 3,000 movable seats on the track were removed, so its current capacity is 40,000 .
Major sports matches
2002 FIFA World Cup
|Date||Team #1||Res.||Team #2||Round||Attendance|
|10 June 2002||Tunisia||1–1||Belgium||Group H||39,700|
|13 June 2002||Mexico||1–1||Italy||Group G||39,291|
|16 June 2002||Sweden||1–2 (asdet)||Senegal||Round of 16||39,747|
2019 Rugby World Cup matches
|Date||Time (JST)||Team #1||Res.||Team #2||Round||Attendance|
|2 October 2019||19:15||New Zealand||To be determined||Canada||Pool B||N/A|
|5 October 2019||14:15||Australia||To be determined||Uruguay||Pool D||N/A|
|9 October 2019||18:45||Wales||To be determined||Fiji||Pool D||N/A|
|19 October 2019||16:15||Winner of Pool C||To be determined||Runners-up of Pool D||Quarterfinals||N/A|
|20 October 2019||16:15||Winner of Pool D||To be determined||Runners-up of Pool C||Quarterfinals||N/A|
Ōita Stadium has a retractable dome roof with roof system driven by a wire traction system.
Other Features of the stadium:
- Building Area: 51,830 m²
- Total Floor Area: 92,882 m²
- Covered Area: 29,000 m²
- Stand Inclination: Max. 33 degree angle
Other domed football stadiums in Japan:
The stadium was featured in a documentary TV series Big, Bigger, Biggest.
- "World Rugby approves revised Japan 2019 hosting roadmap". World Rugby. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
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