What better way than to start your summer strong at the annual Tateyama Open Water Swim Festival?

Held on the 3rd Monday of July each year, Japan celebrates one of many public holidays, Marine Day, which marks the first “official” day beaches open for the summer. The Tateyama Open Water Swim Festival welcomes all levels of swimmers with distances between 1KM and 5KM!

Fancy yourself a mermaid or merman? Participants may register for more than one event (however, you may not combine the 5KM, 1KM, and 1KM Pair Swim as they start at the same time).

Entry Fees Before May 27, 2019
5KM (adult) ¥9,000
5KM (high school and under) ¥4,000
3KM (adult) ¥8,000
3KM (high school and under) ¥4,000
1KM (adult) ¥6,000
1KM (high school and under) ¥4,000
1KM Pair (2 adults) ¥12,000
1KM Pair (1 adult, 1 high school and under) ¥10,000
1KM Pair (2 high school and under) ¥8,000
4x500m Relay (adults) ¥10,000
4x500m Relay (high school and under) ¥7,000

・ No refunds or credits will be issued. This applies to incidents in which the event is cancelled for any reason including personal participant circumstances of the participant (including illness and injury) and incidents in which the event is cancelled due to unforeseen weather conditions or natural disasters.
・ Event entries are non-transferable. Any person doing so will be held responsible in case of an accident arising from or provoked by the other person during the event. Participants determined to be violating this policy will be disqualified without a refund. The event organizers will reserve the right to exclude both parties from future events.
・You will not sue the event organizers nor its affiliates (including Samurai Sports) for any injury or death caused during the event.
・ You consent to and will give all authorities and copyright to the event organizer and affiliates for the use of photography, motion pictures, articles, recordings or any other record of this event (including personal information such as name, age, gender, personal record, portrait, and etc.) for legitimate purposes and use in newspapers, TV, magazines, internet and any media publishing such as Facebook posts, Instagram posts, and pamphlets.

・ Those participating and coming from abroad must be enrolled in medical and/or travel insurance in case of accident, injury, and medical emergencies.
・ Before signing up, please carefully read all rules and regulations of the event. If the rules and regulations cannot be followed, participation may be denied by the event organizers. If anything is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact us - it is your responsibility to be prepared.

・In most cases, athlete guides in English will be sent via email approximately 2-3 weeks before the event. However, the delivery of athlete guides is entirely dependent on the timeliness of the event organizers. Samurai Sports takes approximately one to two days from receipt of the Japanese athlete guide to translate into English.

In order to process the paperwork and contact each participant in a timely manner, we ask that you submit your personal information. We will manage the information appropriately and carefully so that there will be no information loss or leakage. Your information is trusted with companies concerning programming, record management, and the postal service. It will not be used outside of this race. Furthermore, this year's results will be posted on the website.

・If total cost is ¥10,000 or less, you will incur a flat fee service charge of ¥1,000.
・If total cost is ¥10,001 or more, you will incur a service charge amounting to 10% of total cost.

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