2018 Odawara Festival

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Odawara Festival

Be the first foreigners' team

Ōdawara Festival

Tamana-shi has thrived as a rice collection site since the Edo era. Rolling Ōdawara was the way of loading rice in ancient Japan. This festival is held to wish prosperity and farming of Tamana.

Attractive Prize Attainable! (2)

Package Includes:

1. Ōdawara Festival Entry Slot
2. Accommodation (1-Night 2-Meal)
3. Shuttle bus service (Hakata Station⇔Hotel)
4. Meal Coupon(¥ 500) at Rice Gourmet Festival
5. Orange Picking (1)

Travel Period: 22 – 23 Nov 2018
Application Deadline: 19 Oct 2018

Itinerary (3)

22 Nov 2018 (Thur)
15:00 Gathering at Hakata Station
17:00 Arrival at Hotel Shirasagi
18:00 Dinner
Gathering Point (Hakata Station)
23 Nov 2018 (Fri)
09:30 Gathering at hotel front lobby
10:00 Arrival at festival venue
Lunch Time (Included ¥500 Meal Coupon)
Orange picking (1) / Final match
Departure from Tamana
18:00 Arrival at Hakata Station

Accommodation: ホテルしらさぎ Hotel Shirasagi

The hot springs of Hotel Shirasagi have been flowing for over 1300 years and are also known as “bijin-no-yu” or beauty-enhancing spring waters.
.Dinner & Breakfast included

Hotel Shirasagi
Hotel Shirasagi

Price (Per person)

Twin Room
HK$ 1,399

Single Room
HK$ 1,699

Triple Room
HK$ 1,299

Participation Condition:
The team has to be designed with 13 people. (You will be team up with strangers if your party is less than 13.)
If the final number of participants hasn’t reached to 6, this tour will be cancelled.
Rules of Ōdawara Festival:
The 13 people team is composed of 1 leader,6 pullers and 6 stoppers. And the team have to pull the rice bale to the goal by using the rope attached to it. The team with a shorter finish time will be the winner.
Elimination race will be 180m.
It is necessary to stop the large bales within the specified stop position range to finish the race, and a penalty of an additional 10 seconds will be imposed if exceeding.
Terms and Condition:
1. Orange picking will be arranged only if your team hasn’t proceeded to the final match.
2. [Prize] First Place: ¥100,000 +3 rice bale(180kg); Second Place: ¥50,000 +2 rice bale(120kg); Third Place: ¥30,000 +1 rice bale(60kg); Special prize: ¥30,000. All the prize are provided by Festival organizer. JTB (Hong Kong) Limited is not responsible for any changes on prize.
3. The time in itinerary is for reference only.
4. Participant have to be 18 years old and above.
5. Participant can wear whatever they want, cosplay is allowed for this event.
6. lf there’s any uncontrollable reasons like rainstorm, accident that the organizer decided to change or even cancel the competition, refund related arrangement will be decided by the organizer.
7. Please make sure to be in your best health condition upon participating the competition by, for example, executing an adequate amount of trainings and going through a medical examination. JTB (Hong Kong) Limited is not responsible if there is any accident during competition.
8. Please ensure the validity of passport and travel visa (if necessary), it is your own responsibility if being “Denied Entry” by immigration office under any circumstances.
9. Travel insurance and air ticket are not included in the package price. As suggested by TIC, customers are highly recommended to purchase a suitable insurance for themselves.
10. Full payment upon booking.
11. Strictly non-refundable & no changes allowed after booking.
12. JTB reserves the right to change prices & conditions without prior notice.
13. Other terms & conditions apply, Please ask for details upon booking.
14. Images, prices and information are for reference only.

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