Brendoken Baronial Court 4 p.m.

Tea Ceremony at 11:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m.



Contestants can either bring a completed haiku to the event or participate in kamikaze haiku--or both!
Prepared haiku:

Theme: Summer

Extra consideration will be given to haiku that reflect the theme.
Kamikaze haiku: must be prepared on site, using a mystery theme that will be announced at noon on the day of the event.

Contestants will have two hours (i.e. until 2:00 p.m.) to complete a kamikaze haiku. Both categories will receive prizes.


Iron Chef:

Main rules: Contestant will bring completed dish(es) to the event. Contestant must provide full ingredient list for their dish, or the dish will not be judged. Facilities are available for heating dishes, if necessary; if a dish must be kept cold, the contestant must arrange for a cooler.

Dishes must contain one or more of the three theme ingredients:

Mushrooms, Tofu or Pickled Items

All dishes will be judged by an impartial panel on the following criteria: Taste, Presentation, Difficulty of Preparation and Use of Theme Ingredient(s).

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Best Overall Dish, Best Use of Theme Ingredient(s) and Best Representation of Japanese Cuisine.