Win a NFT of Olympic medalists and other famous athletes in Japan! 100 NFTs of famous domestic athletes will be awarded by lottery.
NOBORDER.z FZE (NOBORDER.z, CEO: RIO TAKESHI KUBO / hereafter: NOBORDER.z), the blockchain company developing the XANA metaverse, is pleased to announce that the Urban Sports Festival「YOKOHAMA URBAN SPORTS FESTIVAL 2022,」a campaign to commemorate the inaugural by offering 100 lucky applicants the chance to win a limited edition special NFT that captures the best scenes and superb skills of Japan’s top athletes, including medalists from X Games Chiba 2022 and the Tokyo Olympics.
▶ 「YOKOHAMA URBAN SPORTS FESTIVAL 2022」Official site NFT page https://yusf.jp/nft/
NFT,” which has been called a “revolution in digital content” worldwide recently, has made it possible to distribute and add new value to digital content by using blockchain technology .NFT has enabled the distribution of digital content and the creation of new value by providing “proof of ownership” and “uniqueness = proof of authenticity,” and the market is expanding worldwide, particularly in the fields of art, sports, and games.
By creating digital novelties utilizing the NFT, we will try a new service called NFT novelties with the cooperation of various athletic organizations and athletes, with the aim of proposing opportunities for fans, including visitors, to enjoy new ways to enjoy the NFT, expanding recognition of athletes and various sports, increasing engagement with fans, and providing opportunities for fans who have never experienced the NFT to experience it.
■ Campaign Details
Application period: Thursday, May 26, 2022 to Sunday, June 12, 2022
Notification of winners: Late July 2022 (tentative) winners will be notified by e-mail
How to apply : Please use the following URL
■ MAIN CONTENTS
Japan is now at the top level of the skateboard competition scene in the world.
The best skaters in Japan, both for Mens and Womens, will be competing here in Yokohama with their best skills and “best tricks”.
This year marks the 10th year of the FLAT ARK BMX FLATLAND World Championships!
This year’s FLAT ARK is a special edition where Japan’s top riders will compete in a heated battle in Yokohama.Who will be the true champion in Japan, which has many riders who are active in the world?
A domestic competition of “Freestyle Session,” a breakin’ battle that started in the U.S. in 1997, will be held.The world-class BBOYs and BGIRLs gather to compete in high-level battles.
DOUBLE DUTCH ONE’S FINAL 2022 [Jumper vs Jumper].The elite players who have won the annual qualifying rounds will compete in a 1-on-1 battle to determine the best in Japan.
For the first time in Japan, a parkour match will be held in a battle format where participants will show their 10-second flows to each other one-on-one to determine the winner.Visitors will be able to see the power of parkour up close and vivid.
Kids Chase Tag
This is the ultimate tag sport, a competitive version of “play” that anyone can play, regardless of their expertise in the sport.Two players compete to see who can escape or be caught within a 20-second time limit.
■ What is URBAN SPORTS
Urban sports is a generic term for urban sports such as skateboarding, BMX, breaking, and parkour.It is not only a sport, but is closely connected with street culture such as music, fashion, and art.Skateboarding and BMX will become a major movement in 2021, and with the success of a Japanese skateboarder who won a gold medal in skateboarding, their popularity is increasing.With the background that the younger generation in Japan in particular is emerging and leading the world, we are holding this festival with the support of the Yokohama Civic Affairs Bureau to introduce these athletes and culture to the world from Yokohama.
■ Outline of the event
- Event Name：YOKOHAMA URBAN SPORTS FESTIVAL 2022 （Abb：YUSF）
- Place：Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Event Plaza, Akarenga Park (Address: 1-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture)
- Date of the Event：Sat, June 4 and Sun, June 5, 2022
- Addmission fee：free
- Organizer：YOKOHAMA URBAN SPORTS FESTIVAL 2022 Executive Commitee
- Sponsors：GoPro / Rokko Butter Corporation / FIJI Water / Manhattan Portage / ChargeSPOT / KIBACOWORKS / BRIEFING / Casio Computer Co./ JOYSOUND
- Associate Sponsors：General Incorporated Association ARK LEAGUE / OVER THUMPZ / I AM Corporation / PKM Corporation / FINEPLAY / BEAMS SPORTS / Fanatics Japan G.K. / XANA
- Supported by: Yokohama City Citizens Bureau / J-WAVE 81.3FM
- Planning and Production: Yokohama Red Brick Co./ Shibuya Television Corporation / LAWSON ENTERTAINMENT, INC./Nomura Kogeisha Co/ Green Room Co. /ZETA Corporation
■ About XANA
NOBORDER.z has developed XANA as an NFT-based metaverse platform with blockchain infrastructure. We provide various products, services, and technologies so that users, companies, and IPs can freely perform multiple activities on the Metaverse. It is currently one of the world’s most popular metaverse platforms, announcing amazing collaborations such as the Koto Heartfull Museum, which aims to promote the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Milan Fashion Week in Italy, ULTRAMAN, Astro Boy x local government, and many more.
■ XANA Metaverse App(public alpha version)
■ About XANALIA
XANALIA is an NFT marketplace that has attracted global attention, ranking 8th in global trading volume in July 2021 and “No. 1 NFT Marketplace in Expectations” in Japan, developed by NOBORDER.z and operated by XANALIA Limited. It features (1) NFT, (2) linkage with the Metaverse, and (3) DeFi (decentralized finance) model, which are currently the fastest growing areas in the blockchain market, and its diluted potential market capitalization exceeded $1.4 billion (approximately 165 billion yen) within one month after its launch.
Together with Pony Canyon Planning Inc., Fujiland Inc. and Fuji Creative Corporation, the company is holding the “XANALIA NFTART AWARDS 2021” to discover and support creators from around the world .
From May 2022, the “CREATIVE X AWARD 2022 supported by Western Digital” is being held for creators specializing in action sports, together with ZETA Corporation, Fuel Media Corporation, and Dentsu Inc.
■ About NoBorderZ
NoborderZ is a next-generation entertainment technology company with a vision of “a world without borders” and operations in five countries worldwide, centered in New York, the USA and Dubai. The company operates a business that fuses entertainment and technology, including a metaverse based on blockchain technology and an NFT platform.
|Company Name||NOBORDER.z FZE|
|location||Business Center, AI Smooch Building, UAQ Free Trade Zone, Umm AI Quwain, UAE.|
|Business content||Development of blockchain technology, VR, XR, AI, NFT and operation of services|
|Representative||Rio Takeshi Kubo|
■ Contact Information
|Department||Public relations department|