Four Kinki boat races (Mikuni, Biwako, Suminoe, Amagasaki) hold the first e-sports collaboration event!

Active e-sports players and luxury guests are scheduled to appear

Boat Race Mikuni, Boat Race Biwako, Boat Race Suminoe, and Boat Race Amagasaki (hereinafter referred to as Boat Race Kinki 4) will hold their first e-sports collaboration event.

Boat Race Kinki 4 will sponsor the tournament “RAGE Shadowverse 2022 Spring” of the competitive online TCG “Shadowverse” held from January 14th.

In addition, a user-participation exchange event featuring players from the professional e-sports team “GxG” participating in the Shadowverse Pro League will be held from February to March 2022 at a boat race track in the Kinki area. increase. At the event, we will develop content that can be enjoyed by Shadowverse users who are not familiar with boat racing, such as game battles in which active e-sports players participate and boat racing experiences with former boat racers.

In addition, we will hold a visitor lottery and SNS campaigns where you can win luxurious prizes and original goods.

[Special site URL and twitter official account]
“Boat Race x eSports”@esports_boat

[About exchange events]

■ Boat race beginners forecast meeting (with prizes) ■ Petit Game Tournament / eSports Guidance Sports Guidance (with prizes) ■ Talk show (professional gamer x former boat racer)…etc

professional esports team

[Guests] Forest / Tabata / Takumi / Rigze / Chami (from left)


[Moderator] Mr. Saki Suzuki, Manager Sawachi, [Former boat racer] Mr. Takahiro Nozoe, Mr. Yukihiro Tsuchiya

* You can check the performers for each schedule on the special site.
*Performers are subject to change.

[Holding schedule]
February 23, 2022 (Wednesday) Boat Race Biwako *Postponed
Saturday, February 26, 2022 Boat Race Mikuni
Saturday, March 5, 2022 Boat Race Biwako *Postponed
March 6, 2022 (Sun) Boat Race Suminoe
March 13, 2022 (Sun) Boat Race Suminoe
Saturday, March 19, 2022 Boat Race Mikuni
March 20, 2022 (Sun) Boat Race Biwako
*Boat Race Biwako scheduled for 2/23 and 3/5 has been postponed due to the effects of the new coronavirus. The alternative date is 3/20.
*Boat Race Amagasaki will not hold any exchange events due to the influence of the new coronavirus.
* Due to the influence of the new coronavirus, there is a possibility that the schedule and contents will change.

From the special site
*Pre-registration required. In the case of a large number of applicants, it will be decided by lottery.
*Participation is free.
Details will be announced on the special site and official twitter account from time to time.
[Visitor gift plan to win original goods]
Challenge the lottery lottery from the application form. If you win, you can exchange it for a prize at the boat race track.

Implementation/Announced and released on Twitter official account, etc. from February 21, 2022
*It will end as soon as the lottery lottery runs out.
* The prize exchange dates for each venue are on the special site (also listed on the winning screen).
*The contents may change due to the influence of the new coronavirus.

Boat Race Mikuni
Boat Race Biwako
Boat Race Suminoe
Boat Race Amagasaki
Details will be announced on the special site and official twitter account from time to time.
[SNS campaign]
Those who follow the official twitter account and retweet the gift project post will be selected by lottery to receive a luxurious prize!

Round 1: January 19 (Wednesday) to February 10 (Thursday) *End
Round 2: February 11 (Friday) to February 28 (Monday)
3rd: March 1st (Tuesday) to March 19th (Saturday)
Details will be announced on the special site and official twitter account from time to time.

・Echizen Mikuni Boat Racing Industry Association ・Shiga Prefectural General Affairs Department Business Division ・Osaka Prefectural City Boat Racing Industry Association ・Minoh City Boat Racing Business Bureau ・Amagasaki City Public Enterprise Bureau Boat Racing Business Department ・Itami City Boat Racing Business Bureau
[Cooperation] General Incorporated Foundation BOATRACE Promotion Association
[Production] Mainichi Advertisement Co., Ltd. / Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd.
[Production cooperation] Sankei Digital Co., Ltd.
"RAGE Shadowverse 2022 Spring"
Overview of the event:
【event date】
・First round: Saturday, January 15, 2022 to Sunday, January 16, 2022
・Second Qualifier: Sunday, January 23, 2022
・Playoffs: Saturday, February 19, 2022
・GRAND FINALS: March 21, 2022 (Mon/holiday)

“Shadowverse” (Cygames Inc.)
“Shadowverse” is a battle-type game that can be played on smartphones, where you can form a 40-card deck with three types of cards: “Followers”, “Spells”, and “Amulets”. It is an online TCG (Trading Card Game). As of 2021, 9 languages ​​including Japanese have been released worldwide, and the cumulative number of downloads has exceeded 25 million. Taking advantage of its high competitiveness, it has entered the e-sports scene by holding world tournaments with a total prize of 280 million yen and establishing professional leagues.
What is RAGE
RAGE is an e-sports event jointly operated by CyberZ Co., Ltd., Avex Entertainment Co., Ltd., and TV Asahi Co., Ltd. And esports entertainment that overturns common sense. At RAGE, we operate “official tournaments” for popular titles such as Apex Legends, Granblue Fantasy Versus, Shadowverse, and VALORANT, as well as offline and online general participation type “events” and “pro leagues” that determine the top of professional teams. , has three projects. It continues to break the record for the number of simultaneous connections in domestic official competitions, and is the number one in the country for the total number of mobilization and total number of viewers at e-sports events.

[Inquiries from the press regarding this matter]
Boat Race Kinki 4 Site Planning Office

[PRESS RELEASE] The first e-sports collaboration event will be held at four Kinki boat races (Mikuni, Biwako, Suminoe, Amagasaki)!