With the arrival of summer comes the Niigata City International Exchange Foundation’s annual Outdoor Sports Festival! Come enjoy a day of team sports and good times by the beach. There will be plenty of time to play, eat, or just stand around talking. Teachers from local clubs will be present to provide instruction for beach volleyball and frisbee.

This year’s activities will be split into two parts.

10:00 ~ Registration
10:30 ~ 12:10 – Beach Volleyball, Korean Team Dodge Ball & Frisbee (We will split you into groups and you will rotate through the different sports)

12:10 ~ 13:10 – Lunch Time (Bring your own lunch)

13:10 ~ 13:40 – Tug-of-war Tournament
13:40 ~15:00 – Mystery Game!
15:00 ~ – Clean Up


Date: Sat, May 26th, 2018 from 10:00 AM
Participation Fee: Adult – 300JPY; Jr. high & younger 200JPY (must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). Please try to bring exact change for the registration fee.

Location: (map below) Sekiyahama Central Entrance No. 1 Parking Lot near the “Sekiyama Beach 中央口” sign and the castle slide in Nishi Kaigan Park (map:
Organizer: Niigata City International Exchange Foundation (NCIEF)

Sign Ups: Reservations required (70 spots available).
To sign up, contact us by e-mail (, phone (025-225-2727) or visit our office in person on the 2nd floor of CrossPal Niigata. Be sure to include ①Participant names ②Number of people ③Country of origin ④Contact info (email and phone number)⑤How you learned about this event.
*Lunch is bring your own food. There will be coolers available for use.
Sign-up Deadline: 5/24 (Thu)

Some Requests from the Organizer:
-If you have reusable plates, cups, chopsticks, etc., please bring them! Help us reduce our impact on mother earth.
-Lunch is not provided so be sure to bring your own lunch.
-We will be supplying a limited number of drinks including water
– We will have cooler boxes there but they are first come first serve and might fill up so if you can, please bring your own.
-We’ll be playing sports in the hot sun, so please bring sunblock, hats, towels, and water—make sure to stay hydrated!

Note: In the tragic case of rain, the event will be held indoors at CrossPal Niigata. In this case, the day will include sports in the 2F gymnasium and multicultural games in the exchange halls. Please keep an eye on the weather, and check this event page or your email for event updates in English & Japanese, or contact us directly (phone/e-mail). If there is a change, it will be announced the night before.

PS : Do not forget to bring indoor shoes to enter the gymnasium.

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10:00 ~ 受付
10:30 ~ 12:10 – ビーチバレー + 韓国流ペアドッジボール + フリスビー(3つのグループに分け、同時進行で行います)

12:10 ~ 13:10 – ランチタイム(各自持参)

13:10 ~ 13:40 –綱引き大会
13:40 ~15:00 –国際交流ゲーム
15:00~ – 片づけ

日時: 5月26日(土)10:00~
参加費:  大人300円 ※中学生以下:200円 (保護者同伴)
場所:  (地図は下)関屋浜中央口第1駐車場(関屋浜中央口看板とお城の近く)(

主催:  (公財)新潟市国際交流協会

申し込み: 電話(025-225-2727) メール(または当協会(クロスパルにいがた2F)の窓口まで。申し込みの際は次の5項目を教えてください:①名前 ②人数 ③出身国 ④連絡先 (電話番号・メールアドレス) ⑤どこでこのイベントを知りましたか)
申し込み締め切り: 5月24日(木)


※ 雨天の場合はクロスパルにいがたで屋内イベント(スポーツ、交流ゲーム)を予定しています。クロスパルにいがたで屋内イベントを行うときはこのイベントページとメールで前日の夜までにお知らせしますのでご確認ください。直接協会に電話しても大丈夫です。



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