The home-and-away series will feature Zweigen Kanazawa, who finished 21st in the 2016 MEIJI YASUDA J2 League, and Tochigi SC, who finished second in the 2016 MEIJI YASUDA J3 League.
The series will follow standard tie-breaker rules, with away goals breaking a deadlock followed by extra time and penalty kicks if necessary.
J2/J3 Promotion-Relegation Playoff Schedule
Tochigi SC vs. Zweigen Kanazawa - 12:30, Tochigi Green Stadium
Zweigen Kanazawa vs. Tochigi SC - 12:30, Toyama Athletic Stadium*
* Zweigen’s home ground, Ishikawa Athletics Stadium, is unavailable due to scheduled pitch repairs.