A gathering of auto campers from around the world in Hatoriko Kogen!

The 89th F.I.C.C. RALLY in JAPAN

About the Rally

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About the Rally

Rally Dates
Saturday, September 28 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Rally Venue
Hatoriko Kogen, Ten-Ei Village, Fukushima Prefecture
Participation fee per person
Adults (23 years old and above) ¥18,000
Youths (between 13 and 22 years old) ¥15,000円
Juniors (between 6 and 12 years old) ¥9,000円
Kids (5 years old and younger) Complimentary
Fees when applying to participate on and after June 1, 2019
Adults (23 years old and above) ¥23,000
Youths (between 13 and 22 years old) ¥18,000
Juniors (between 6 and 12 years old) ¥11,000
Kids (5 years old and younger) Complimentary

Rally Schedule

September 28
  • Opening Parade
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Event
  • Welcome Party
September 29
  • Excursion: Aizu Tsurugajo Castle Samurai Course
  • Dancing Night
September 30
  • Excursion: Fruit-picking in Fukushima & Asahi Beer Park Course
  • International Night [1]
October 1
  • Excursion: Trekking in Goshiki-numa, Urabandai
  • Nationwide Kampai with Sake Party
October 2
  • Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Site Inspection course [1]
  • Hatoriko Lakeside Trekking
  • International Night [2]
October 3
  • Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Site Inspection course [2]
October 4
  • Excursion: World Heritage Site Nikko Course
  • Cooking Contest & Local Sake Party
October 5
  • Japan Auto Camping Federation 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony
  • Closing Ceremony
  • Farewell Party
October 6
  • Check Out
  • Post-Rally Departures (Miyagi and Iwate Courses)

The 89th F.I.C.C. Rally

Period of the Rally

The 89th International F.I.C.C. Rally will take place from the 28th September to the 6th October, 2019 on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Japan Auto Camping Federation.

Venue of the Rally

The Rally will take place at Hatoriko Highland in Ten-ei Village of Fukushima Prefecture.

Access to the site

(1) For most international visitors to Japan, access to the site will be to fly into either Haneda or Narita International Airports, transfer to railway stations Tokyo or Ueno, and take the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) to Shin-Shirakawa, which is a one hour twenty minute high speed ride, and then 30 minutes on a shuttle bus to Ten-ei Village.

(2) It is also possible to rent a passenger car or a motor caravan and drive from Tokyo on the Highway and it will take at least three hours for the 220km journey.

Facilities of the Rally

(1) The center of the rally venue is the Hatoriko Highland Community Center which has all necessary facilities and enough space for gathering for the opening and closing ceremonies. There is a large grassed outdoor area, where a stage will be erected, and an indoor area that can accommodate 250 people for different entertainment programs. It will house the Rally reception, information and administration offices on the ground floor, as well as the F.I.C.C. Secretariat on an upper floor.

(2) Next to the Community Center is the Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) “Hatoriko Highland” which stocks special products produced in Ten-ei Village and some perishable foods are available.

(3) In vicinity to the Community Center there is an Assembly Hall which can accommodate about 1000 people, where you can enjoy every evening not only and eating and drinking, but also Interaction with people.

Accommodation

(1) There are two auto-camping grounds which are available for rally participants. One of them is called Angel Forest Nasu-Shirakawa, approximately 1.5 km north of Community Center, which has 77 camping pitches, 50 modern dome-shaped cottages for 2 to 4 persons, 50 wooden cottages for 4 to 8 persons, a restaurant seating 250, a shop, swimming pool, tennis courts, lake for fishing and two types of Onsen (hot springs). It is intended that all international visitors will stay here and they will have access to all the facilities of the site.

(2) The other rally site is called Hatoriko Lakeside Auto Camping Ground, located approximately 1.3km north of the Community Center with space for 45 tents, 12 bungalows and 3 cottages.

(3) All those facilities are located within a radius of about 1.5 kilometers from the Community Center. Those facilities will be connected by a shuttle bus, but campers can comfortably walk the short distance. They can also rent a mountain bike to explore the surroundings.

(4) Furthermore there are 10 locations for bed & breakfast in the area, between 0.5km and 2.3km from the Community Center, with a total number of approximately 300 beds, where breakfast and dinner will be available.

Entertainment program

(1) There will be a variety of traditional cultural events, food and wine as well as friendship events, especially cooking contest and local sake party.

(2) You will be also offered opportunities for outdoor activities such as golf, tennis, trekking or fishing as well as Onsen (hot spring).

(3) During the rally we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Japan Autocamping Federation.

Sightseeing bus tours

Excursion 1: Tsurugajo Castle Samurai Course in the Aizu Area
You will visit Samurai Houses; Tsurugajo Castle; Aizu Clan School and a Japanese sake brewery. During the tour you will enjoy a traditional local lunch.

Excursion 2: Fruit Picking in the Fukushima Area & Asahi Beer Garden Course
You will pick pears, apples or grapes at tourist orchards in Fukushima City, then you will visit Asahi Beer Factory where you will enjoy “Genghis Khan” (mutton barbecue) and freshly brewed beer.

Excursion 3: Trekking Course around Goshikinuma Marshes in the Urabandai Area
You will stroll in the splendid cliffs called “To-no-hetsuri” cliffs as well as old post town called “Ouchi-juku”. You will enjoy Japanese noodle at lunch.

Excursion 4: Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Inspection Course
You will visit Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and look around from reactor No.1 to No.4 from the window of the vehicle. During the tour you will get a special lunch box.

Excursion 5: Nikko (World Cultural Heritage Site) Course in Tochigi Prefecture
You will stroll around Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls and Nikko Toshogu Shrine. At lunch you will enjoy a tasty Nikko specialty.

Registration Fees

Adult (over 23 year-old)
18,000 YEN
Youth (13-22 year-old)
15,000YEN
Child (6-12 year- old)
9,000 YEN
Infant (under 6 year- old)
Free

Registration & Payment

All registration should be done from the special homepage for the rally.
In order to access to the homepage you should enter the address http://www.89thficcrally.com/ or you will find the rally logo on the top page of F.I.C.C. homepage and click it.
Then you can select your language among English, German and French.
After completing the booking form, you can settle the fees with your credit card.

CONTACT US

Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries and/or questions

Sponsored by
The 89th FICC RALLY in JAPAN Committee
Co-Sponsored by
Fukushima Prefecture, Ten-Ei Village, Japan Auto Camping Federation
Secretariat
Ten-Ei Village Furusato Kodomo Yumegakko Promotional Committee Office
Address
61 Harahata, Shimo Matsumoto, Ten-Ei Village, Iwase-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, 962-0503
TEL 0248-94-2232
FAX 0248-82-2105
E-mail 89th.ficc.rally@gmail.com

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