The sports teams in Shizuoka Prefecture include the following
Shimizu S-Pulse (J-League)
Shimizu S-Pulse competes in the J-League, J1 division. It is one of the original 10 teams that have participated in the J-League since its inaugural year in 1993.
City: Shimizu City, Shizuoka
Team Name Origin: The name is a combination of the initial letter S, which stands for Soccer, Shimizu, and Shizuoka, and "pulse," which means heartbeat in English.
Year of Joined the J League: 1991
Titles: J League Cup(1), Emperor's Cup(1)
Highest Ranking: 2nd (1999)
Jubilo Iwata (J-League)
Jubilo Iwata competes in the J-League, J2 division
City: Iwata City, Shizuoka
Team Name Origin:
In Spanish, the word "Jubilo" means joy. It was named with the hope of bringing joy and excitement to all fans.
Year of Joined the J League: 1994
Titles: J League(3), J League Cup(2), Emperor's Cup(1)
Fujieda MYFC (J-League)
Fujieda MYFC competes in the J-League, J3 division.
City: Fujieda City, Shizuoka
Team Name Origin: It was named as my (MY) football club (FC).
Year of Joined the J League: 2014
Azul Claro Numazu(J-League)
Azul Claro Numazu competes in the J-League, J3 division.
City: Numazu City, Shizuoka
Team Name Origin:
The name was coined from the Spanish words azul, meaning blue, the club color, and claro, meaning bright.
Year of Joined the J League: 2017
Shizuoka Blue Revs (Division 1 of JAPAN RUGBY LEAGUE ONE)
Team name : Shizuoka Blue Revs
Home town : Shizuoka, Japan
Year of foundation : 1984
Titles : Japan Championship 1 time (2014)
Veltex Shizuoka (B-League)
Vertex Shizuoka is a team in the B3 of the B League (Japan Professional Basketball League).
Team: Veltex Shizuoka
Team Name Origin: The team's name is "VELTEX," a play on the word "VERTEX," which means "peak" or "top.
Year founded: 2018
Arena: Shizuoka City Central Gymnasium
Chanson V Magic (WJBL)