Participating in the Saidaiji Eyo

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Apply here.

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White Loincloth

Write your name, blood type, address, and emergency contact information (for family, etc.) on the lining of your loincloth.

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White tabi socks

Only white tabi socks are permitted.

※You can buy either of these items at the changing area.
White Loincloth: 1000 yen. / White tabi socks: 1000 yen.
Fee for using the changing area: 1000 yen.

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The changing location is here.
Gather at the changing location between 19:00 and 20:30.
*Even if you do not know how to put on the loincloth, staff can show you how.

 

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The blue button is the send button.

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Participants will be exposed to serious danger.
If injuries or fatalities occur, neither the Hosan-Kai nor Kannon-in will take any responsibility. Upon your agreement with the above, if you participate, you must take full responsibility for yourself and take steps to protect yourself.

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●You may not participate if you have consumed any alcohol.
*If you are found drinking alcohol, you will be removed to outside the entrance.

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●Participation is not allowed if you have any tattoos or if you are wearing footwear other than white tabi socks.

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●Violence and fights onsite are prohibited.

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●You may not have a smart phone with you or wear glasses, necklaces, earrings, or any other jewelry.
*We do not provide temporary safekeeping of such items.
●Competing for possession of the shingi sticks outside of the temple precincts is prohibited.
*You cannot become a fuku otoko (lucky man) by obtaining the shingi stick in this manner.
●From 21:00 on, you may not wear hachimaki towels or happi jackets, and your companions may not enter the temple precincts.

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●Please learn how to protect yourself (by holding your hands up, refraining from linking arms, etc.) prior to participating.

●If you are feeling ill, please leave the area during the temporary halting of the jostling thirty minutes prior to the throwing of the shingi sticks.

●Please remember that photos may be taken for promotional purposes.

●If you take possession of a shingi stick, immediately dedicate it to the Saidaiji Eyo Hosan-Kai (inside the Saidaiji Branch of the Okayama Chamber of Commerce & Industry).