The single-elimination knockout tournament will be contested by the third through sixth place finishers in the J2 League, with the winner earning the third and final promotion spot to the top flight in 2017.
The semi-finals will take place on Sunday, November 27, while the final will take place on Sunday, December 4.
The higher-seeded team will host all matches, including the final.
J1 Promotion Playoff Schedule (all times JST)
Semi-finals (Sunday November 27)
Matsumoto Yamaga vs. Fagiano Okayama - 15:30, Alwin Stadium
Cerezo Osaka vs. Kyoto Sanga - 15:30, Kincho Stadium
Final (Sunday December 4)
Semifinal Winner 1 vs. Semifinal Winner 2 - 15:#5, Venue TBD