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JPA Bon Odori Festival Schedule
12:00 pm Festival Stars
Greetings and Announcement
12:20 pm Immediately After the Announcement, Bon Odori starts
Bon Odori -
12:30 pm Wanage Contest Registration at JPA Booth
(There are two contests, one for children up to 12 years old, and one for adult above
13 years old)
1:30 pm Wanage Contest
2:00 pm Immediately After Wanage Contest, Bon Odori starts
Bon Odori -
2:40 pm Immediately After Bon Odori, Watermelon Splitting Contest
3:00 pm Sumo Match Registration at JPA Booth
(This game is for 13 year old or above)
4:00 pm Sumo Match
4:45 pm Immediately After Wanage, Bon Odori starts
Bon Odori -
5:15 pm Immediately After Bon Odori, Watermelon Splitting Contest
5:30 pm Registration Outlook Hill Free Tickets
7:30 pm Bon Odori Performance
9:00 pm Ends
Wanage is a quoits game with 9 poles on its game board. Players toss the rings and get points when the rings are hooked onto the poles. By summing up the points, the player who gets the most point is the winner. The champion will get the prize.
We accept registration up to 15 participants for each contest; children (up to 12 year old) and adult (13 year old or above).
The Wanage Contest registration starts at 12:30 pm and the contest start at 1:30 pm! Practice for an hour and be ready for the contest!
Watermelon Splitting Contest
This Contest will be held twice. Each time, two watermelons will be placed. The split up watermelons will be provided for the participants and people around the area.
Watermelon Splitting Contest participants will get gifts from JPA.
Selected eight sumo wrestlers will have matches to determine the winner. They will wear the specially designed inflatable sumo battle suits. The champion will get the prize.
One hour prior to the Sumo Match, JPA booth will start the player registration. The wrestler participants are up to 8 people (This game is for 13 year old or above).
Please wear Beach Sandal When you dance at Nolan Park!
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