Application Requirements

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay
Toyama Prefecture Task Force Torchbearer Application Requirements

Toyama Prefectural Torch Relay Schedule June 3 2020 (Wed), 4 (Thu)Public Offering of Tokyo 2020 Olympic TBs: Overview

Application requirements

The Toyama PTF will conduct a public offering, as noted below, for TBs to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay as it traverses XX Prefecture.

Recruiting Period
July 1 (Mon.) - August 31 (Sat.) 2019
Recruiting Entity
Toyama PTF
Number Being Nominated
22 people
How to Apply
Please apply by the following method.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic TBs will be selected in accordance with the concept of the Torch Relay, “Hope Lights Our Way,” and will play a role in spreading this message to a wide audience.

How to Apply and Nomination Process

  1. ①Application by WEB

    Go to “Application by WEB” on Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Toyama Prefecture Task  Force Torchbearer Application website. Complete the application form and submit.(URL:https://2020toyama.jp

  2. ②Application by mail

    Go to “Using application form” on the above-mentioned website and download the application form. Application forms are also available for pick up at the Toyama Prefecture Torchbearer Recruitment Office. Complete the application form and mail to the address

〒930-0094
2-14, Azumicho, Toyama-shi
Toyama Prefecture Torchbearer Recruitment Office
Kitanippon Square Chuokan 3rd Floor (076)443-2880

Mon-Fri 11:00~19:00 Sat-Sun, Natioal holidays 9:00~17:00

Nomination Process The PTFs will nominate applicants based on the information provided by them, and present them to the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, which will make the final decision. Do not send in documents or other materials not required for application, as they will not be considered in the nomination process.

Announcement of Nomination Toyama Prefecture Torchbearer Recruitment Office will contact the nominated TBs from the beginning of December, 2019. Subsequently, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will send an official nomination notification to them,
which notification shall serve as an announcement of their nominations.
Note that the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will contact those selected with details of their individual paths sometime after mid-February, 2020.

Note that those applicants not nominated will not be notified. However, in the event of an opening for a TB within two weeks prior to the TB’s scheduled run, previous applicants may be selected to move into that slot. In that event, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will notify the individual of their nomination.

Basic Requirements for TB Applicants

Those wishing to apply as TBs must fulfill the following basic requirements.

Basic Approach to TB Nomination

The basic approach of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee in the nomination of Tokyo 2020 Olympic TBs is as follows:

Important Reminders When Applying

Applying

Routes and other information

Equipment and/or assistance required for the run

Important Reminders About the Relay

Ambush Marketing Prohibited

Dress code

After the TB Nomination Process

Information to be Filled Out on the TB Application

  1. ① Desired run date

    Write the date(June3(Wed.)orJune(Thu.),2020)you wish to run from the relay dates for Toyam Prefecture.

  2. ② Desired Cities

    Write the Cities in which you wish to run, and information about your involvement with that prefecture.
    In addition, about the Cities in which you wish to run, there may be cases where applicants can not meet

  3. ③ Information about the applicant

    Write the applicant’s name, gender, date of birth, nationality, address listed on the residence certificate, telephone number, e-mail address, language, occupation, name and address of workplace, school, etc. Write a nickname only if the applicant is widely known by a common name

    If you have Facebook or Instagram ID, please include it (WEB application only).

  4. ④ Emergency contact

    Write the name, telephone number (a mobile phone number if one is available), e-mail address and address of someone who can be contacted on the day of the run in the event of an emergency, along with their relationship to the applicant.

  5. ⑤ Parent or guardian information and consent

    For applicants who will be under the age of 18 as of March 1, 2020, write the name, telephone number, e-mail address and address of a parent or guardian, along with their relationship to the applicant and their consent to having the applicant run.

  6. ⑥ Self-introduction and reason for applying (approx. 220 words)

    After reviewing the “Basic Requirements for TB Applicants” and the “Basic Approach to TB Nomination”, write the applicant’s self-introduction and reason for applying as a TB.
    Also select a field that aligns with the self-introduction and reason for applying from among the “Five Pillars” of the “Action & Legacy Plan” established by the Tokyo 2020.
    Note: See the bottom of this page for details about the “Action & Legacy Plan” and the fields (“Five Pillars”)

  7. ⑦ Self-introduction and reasons for applying with personal history (up to 200 characters)

    Include your self-introduction and your history/experience that validates your reasons for applying for a torchbearer.

  8. ⑧ Third party recommendation

    Those recommending the applicant (whether an individual or organization) should write their relationship with the applicant, name, e-mail address and address.

    If you have Facebook or Instagram ID, please include it (WEB application only).

  9. ⑨ Reason for recommendation(approx. 220 words)

    Write the reason for recommending the applicant as a TB.

  10. ⑩ Uniform size

    Refer to the chart below and write the size of shirt and pants to be supplied as the TB’s uniform. Note that in some cases, uniforms may not be available in the size requested.

    SIZE XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
    Height 157~163 162~168 167~173 172~178 177~183 182~188 187~193 192~198
    Chest 81~87 85~91 89~95 93~99 97~103 101~107 105~111 109~115
    Weist 67~73 71~77 75~81 79~85 83~89 87~93 91~97 95~101
    SIZE Height Chest Weist
    XS 157~163 81~87 67~73
    S 162~168 85~91 71~77
    M 167~173 89~95 75~81
    L 172~178 93~99 79~85
    XL 177~183 97~103 83~89
    2XL 182~188 101~107 87~93
    3XL 187~193 105~111 91~97
    4XL 192~198 109~115 95~101

    (All sizes are Unisex measurem ents are in=cm)

  11. ⑪ Need for any special consideration

    Write a description of any special consideration required, when the applicant is impaired. Write a description of any assistance required, when the applicant can’t run alone. Write the escort’s name and address, when the applicant needs an escort.

Enquiries

〒930-0094
2-14, Azumicho, Toyama-shi
Toyama Prefecture Torchbearer Recruitment Office
Kitanippon Square Chuokan 3rd Floor (076)443-2880

Mon-Fri 11:00~19:00 Sat-Sun, Natioal holidays 9:00~17:00