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Okinawa 120th Spring All-Island Bullfighting Tournament – May 12, 2024

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Welcome to an electrifying tradition that spans over a century! The 120th Spring All-Island Bullfighting Tournament is set to take place in the vibrant city of Uruma, Okinawa. This prestigious event draws spectators and enthusiasts from all over to witness a series of dynamic and powerful matches between some of the strongest bulls in the region. Here’s everything you need to know about this anticipated event.

Event Details 📅

Date: May 12, 2024
Location: Ishikawa Multipurpose Dome, Uruma City [Google Pin]

Weighting process to determine the weight category of each bull in Uruma City

Schedule ⏰

  • 9:00 AM – Doors Open
  • 12:30 PM – Opening Ceremony
  • 1:00 PM – Matches Begin

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Ticket Information 💳

  • Men: 3,000 yen
  • Women: 2,000 yen
  • Middle & High School Students: 1,000 yen
  • Elementary School Students and Younger: Free (Available only as day tickets)

Transportation 🚌

To ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey to the venue, a free shuttle bus service will be available from the Ishikawa Government Building starting at 9:00 AM. Please note that the Dome’s parking lot is reserved for event staff, special guests, and bull transport trucks. Visitors are urged to use the shuttle service provided and avoid illegal parking in nearby residential areas.

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Highlight of the Event 🌟

The tournament will feature a series of gripping matches, with the main event being the heavyweight title match between Shinriki Baby and Kihana Daijuo. Shinriki Baby, known for his agility and strength, will face the massive 1,300 kg Kihana Daijuo, a bull of unprecedented size in the ring. This match promises to be a monumental clash showcasing both power and strategy.

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More About the Participants 🐃

Shinriki Baby, the current champion, has an impressive record of 11 consecutive wins and is known for his swift victories. On the other hand, Kihana Daijuo, owned by veteran bull breeder Morio Iha, brings decades of experience and a reputation for strength to the tournament.

This event is not just about the bulls; it’s a celebration of culture, tradition, and the spirit of competition that has been cherished in Okinawa for over a century. Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to the sport, the 120th Spring All-Island Bullfighting Tournament is an event that promises to captivate and thrill.

Remember, this is an event steeped in tradition and competitive spirit, perfect for those looking to experience a unique part of Okinawa’s culture!

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⚠️Disclaimer: Our passion for supporting local businesses drives us to share information about events in the Okinawa area. Please note that Oki Social is not responsible for hosting this event. It’s important to be aware that the event’s host reserves the right to make changes or even cancel the event without prior notice. Some photos and videos may come from various sources on the internet, whether official or unofficial. It is possible that some photos and videos may have been taken from the same event in previous occurrences.

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