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Famous Shuriken Competition in Iga

Do you know famous shuriken competition in Iga?
It is held every year and anybody can participate.
There are qualified 7 locations in Japan, Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Aichi, Shizuoka, Iga, and Kyushu.
In Kyushu, it is held in our Saga Ninja Village.
The number of persons entitled to go to Iga is only 5.
A female Ninja “Oryo” passed Kyushu round as top scorer.
She wants to win the competition in Iga again.

By the way, what is shuriken competition in Iga?
There are several rules.
First, you get 6 shurikens from staff and bow to staff.
Before throwing shurikwn, you have to say something like Ninja funny words.
Male ninja throw shuriken 6 meters away from target while female ninja do it 5 meters away from target.
You have to hit the target 5 times to get the score.

Oh? Do you notice something funny??
I said you get 6 shurikens from staff.
Why do you have to hit the target only 5 times while you get 6 shurikens?
Ninja should always get ready for the battle and have at least 1 shuriken all the time.

Be careful, Ninja!

Cheer for a female Ninja “Oryo” from Saga to win the competition in Iga.

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