Option 2 Other Yukigassen Events [more info]
Showa Shinzan International Yukigassen Tournament
The Yukigassen World Championship
Teams from Covered Regions
If your are from one of the yellow areas in map below, there are a number of Yukigassen tournaments whose winners will qualify to enter the Showa Shinzan International Yukigassen World Championship.
Currently, there are events and tournaments in 10 countries: Japan, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Holland, Belgium, Russia, United States, Canada and Australia.
Please refer to the Yukigass Around the World page for their contact details.
Areas in yellow are covered by Yukigassen organizations which host tournaments and events.
Teams from Non-covered Regions
For teams that are from areas that currently do not have tournaments that qualifies for the Showa Shinzan International Yukigassen, there are a limited number slots for wild card entries.
Please downloadand complete both the application and consent form and submit together to the following.
Fax: 81-142-66-2800 (within Japan 0142-66-2880) Email: email@example.com
Please refer to the World Championship pages for tournament details
Other Yukigassen Events Around the World
Non-Showa Shinzan International Qualifying Events
There are a number of Yukigassen events in Japan and around the world that are not qualifying tournament for the Showa Shinzan International World Championship.
Please contact the respectively country organizers to participate in these countries. Click here for info.
Refer to the Non-Qualifying page for more details.
Yukigassen Experience（at Sobetsu Town, Hokkaido)
Not ready to fight in the Yukigassen tournament yet? Why not try it at the Yukigassen Trial Experience!
This is a trial program that's complete with a guide and referees.
Season: Mid January to Early March
Venues: 1. Showa-Shinzan Yukigassen Court, Sobetsu Town Hokkaido
2. Orofure Ski Resort, Sobetsu Town Hokkaido
Hours: 9:30am - 3:00pm (finish by 4:00pm)
Time needed: 60 minutes
Fees: ¥1,800 per person; minumum 12 people; advance booking required
Includes insurance, guide, instructions and equipments
Your Yukigassen Experience will begin with an Orientation with an instructor to go over the rules of the game and some winning tips. Then follow by
• Snowball Making - using a special snowball maker to create your weapons for battle
• Yukigassen! - Play the game and experience the fun and excitement. At the end of the game, you will also try your hand at Victory-Throw, the tie-breaker used during official matches.
note: staff could also join in as coach or player if necessary.
Reservation and Enquiry: Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports Yukigassen Experience Center (FAX: +81-142-75-3122 )