Join a Giant Tug-of-War!

Show your warrior strength during the enormous tug-of-war event at this year’s annual Ama Festival in July!

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Giant tug of war [Picture from amamatsuri.com]
400 people pull a thick rope 150 meters long and weighing 1 ton! The tug-of-war is a tribute to a picture scroll of military commander Yoritomo Minamoto, who ruled between 1193-1199.

Anyone is welcome to participate, including individuals, groups, and children over 6, but you must have proper footwear. High heels and sandals are not allowed.

When: Mon. July 16, 2018 at 7 p.m. (Departing ceremony at 6:30 p.m.)

Location: At the park area in front of Nojimasaki Lighthouse in Shirahama, Minamiboso
[Google map link to the lighthouse: https://goo.gl/maps/bpvbhMZhTd82]

Sign up: [Translated from Japanese version of post]

[Individuals/groups under 20 people] Registration will open day-of at 5 p.m. in the main tent. For insurance reasons, please fill out your name, address, and contact info. To protect your information we will destroy the information after the event.

Group sign up: If your group is more than 20 people we ask that you let us know in advance. Please contact us via e-mail or fax and include the number of the group representative, number of people, contact info, and address. Also, if you would like to use a team name or have something you want to promote please let us know.

E-mail: info@marugomi.jp
FAX: 050-3488-1886

Challenge Team Shirahama
Team Shirahama has won 3 years in a row.
We welcome any team to go up against these men.
We look forward to your challenge.

Please contact us via e-mail or fax and include the number of the group representative, number of people, contact info, and address. Also, if you would like to use a team name or have something you want to promote please let us know.

E-mail: info@marugomi.jp
FAX: 050-3488-1886

Website: http://amamatsuri.com/post-452/ (English at bottom of page)

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