Real Simple: Navigating the Samurai Sports Website
REAL SIMPLE: NAVIGATING THE SAMURAI SPORTS WEBSITE
"Welcome to Samurai Sports 101."
Whether you’re visiting for a few days or you’ve lived in Japan for several years, we know it can be a daunting task to navigate through the intricacies of the Japanese language and culture.
Samurai Sports provides up-to-date information and registration for a wide range of sport events and activities throughout Japan. From start to finish, we are here to support your pursuit of sports in Japan. Let Samurai Sports take care of the finer details so that you can enjoy a stress-free event.
Follow these simple steps to navigate our website.
Towards the right of your browser, use the dropdown menus to view our articles by category or find a type of event.
If you’d like to receive weekly notifications in your inbox about upcoming events and new events, you can register your interest by clicking the Newsletter Sign-Up button.
You can also check us out on Facebook or Instagram.
There are two primary ways to experience Samurai Sports - events and articles.
As you scroll down our main page, you’ll find the most recently uploaded articles, as well as a list of featured events.
Generally, the featured events are a combination of our most popular events and events with upcoming registration deadlines.
Events: Choose your preferred sport to view a list of relevant events and activities around Japan. Alternatively, you may select your preferred sport using the icons.
Articles: Choose from a wide selection of short articles related to sports in Japan.
Step 2. Find Your Event
Once you’ve selected your preferred sport, you’ll be directed to a list of relevant events and races.
Depending on your preferences or schedule, you can select one of several ways to sort through the events.
By date: Select “Date” on the right pulldown menu. Events will be listed in reverse chronological order.
By location: Use the map and zoom in to an area to view events in that general area. Alternatively, you may type in an address then adjust the radius bar to view events within that vicinity. The address may be a specific street address or as broad as the name of a city or town.
In alphabetical order: Select “Name” on the right pulldown menu. Events will be listed in alphabetical order.
Step 3. Familiarize Yourself
Select any event to view event images and key information, such as event start time, location, and event categories. Scroll further down for important details including eligibility, fees, registration period, rules, course maps, and event schedules, as well as recommendations for travel, tourism, and accommodation (if applicable).
Step 4. Register for an Event
Once you’ve found an event, it’s time to register!
Click on the Register Now button, review the event details, select the event category (if applicable), then input your personal information.
Once you agree to the waiver and input your digital signature, you will proceed to payment.
Step 5. Review Your Purchase
Carefully review the summary of your purchase(s) and the total amount due.
Input your credit card details for payment. All major credit cards are accepted.
Once you click submit, your registration is complete.
All payments are final and you will receive an email confirmation of your purchase.
Step 6. Plan in Advance
You’re all set! Do your happy dance!
As with all events, please plan ahead if you must make travel or accommodation arrangements.