Akita Yabase Stadium

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Akita Yabase Stadium
Akita Yabase athletics stadium
Location Akita, Akita, Japan
Coordinates 39°43′15″N 140°05′44″E / 39.72083°N 140.09556°E / 39.72083; 140.09556
Owner Akita City
Capacity 20,125
Construction
Opened September 1941
Renovated 1961, 1981, 1985, 1995
Expanded 1995
Tenants
Blaublitz Akita
World Games 2001

Akita Yabase Stadium (秋田市八橋運動公園陸上競技場 Akitashi Yabase Undōkōen Rikujōkyōgijō?) is an athletic stadium in Akita, Akita, Japan. Located approximately 3 kilometers from the city center, the Akita yabase Stadium is a multi-use facility opened in September 1941. It has been renovated several times, including a complete rebuilding in 1981, track repairs in 1985, and modifications in 1995 to accommodate the requirements for J-League soccer.

The stadium was the main venue for the World Games 2001. It also hosted the National Sports Festival of Japan in 2007. At present, the stadium is the home stadium for the Blaublitz Akita, a Japan Football League team.

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