Japfest 2 - Sunday 26th June 2016 - Rockingham     Buy Tickets    Fill in our Feedback Survey

Frequently Asked Questions


We've pulled together some useful FAQ's for you below.  Just click the area to see the questions and answers.  


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What time does the show open?

Gates are open to the public from 09:00 and closes at 17:30

Will there be a cash point on site?

Cash back will be available from the show entry ticket booths. 

Are credit cards accepted on the gate?

Yes, credit cards can be used on the gate


Is the event solely for Japanese cars?

Yes, it’s a show purely for Japanese cars

Can I bring my pet?

No animals of any kind are allowed onto the site

Is there a bar on site?

Yes, there is a bar on site

Are there food units on site?

There are many food units on site open throughout the day

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes you can bring food and drink in to the venue

Will there be someone taking photos of the cars for me to purchase on the day?

Yes there will be a photographer and more information will be found in our show guide

Are BBQ’s allowed on site?

BBQ’s are not permitted

Are there any concessions for people with disabilities?

As part of our commitment to make Japfest 2 accessible to all we will provide those disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance with 1 free ticket for a partner, accompanying friend or personal assistant (PA). You will need to provide a copy of your most recent DLA letter showing your current entitlement and your ‘blue badge’ if car parking is required. On arrival at the show please liaise with the staff on the gates when presenting your entry ticket.

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How can I buy a ticket?

Tickets are on sale now – Click the here to buy your ticket(s)

Can I get a refund for my tickets once I've bought them?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable – click here to view our full terms and conditions

Will I be able to buy a ticket on the gate?

Yes you can buy tickets on the gate from 09:00 at the higher price

I've bought my ticket but is it secure?

Yes, totally.  Each number on the barcode is unique and can only be scanned once.  You will need to bring with you the card you purchased the tickets with and photo ID card (such as your driving license) along with your ticket clearly printed to gain entry.  We will validate your ticket and for entry.  If for some reason you are unable to provide sufficent ID or your ticket has already been scanned, you will be asked to pay the full entry price on the gate

What do I do if I want to buy a ticket for a gift?

You will be asked during the transaction who you are buying the ticket for, you must type in the recipient’s name here. They should bring the confirmation email, ticket and relevant ID to confirm they're the named recipient given during the order.

My tickets haven’t arrived yet when will I get them?

Tickets are emailed out to you upon confirmation of payment.  Please check your junk or spam folder just in case. If you have not received your ticket please contact our team

Do I have to purchase a ticket for my child?

Entry is FREE for two children aged 14 and under when accompanied by a paying adult. Additional children are £5 each. You are responsible for any children who attend the event with you and you must ensure that they comply with these terms and conditions

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Is there car parking available?

Yes, there is a public car park available free of charge

Is there disabled parking?

Yes, there is a disabled parking area, please ask on the gate for a pass and the marshalls will direct you

Is there any way that I can park my car in the show rather than in the public car park?

Yes, as part of a club display or it may be possible for you to display your car in the Show and Shine competition

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I want to attend with my club display at the show?

Please see the dedicated club page

What time will clubs be allowed access?

Club cars will be allowed access from 06:30 providing that you have the relevant tickets and passes

I don’t have a Japanese car but I want to display my car on a club stand?

No, only Japanese vehicles are allowed to display. The organisers retain the rights to refuse entry or ask you to leave


My club pass/tickets haven’t arrived can you re-send them to me?

If you have booked a club pass/ticket via your club then you need to speak to them directly regarding your tickets. We are unable to resend tickets/passes to individual club members

How many cars does a club have to bring?

We normally don’t accept bookings for 5 or less cars. There is no upper limit but we suggest you call our sales team to discuss your requirements 

We want to put up a gazebo and banners around our stand, is this ok?

We retain the right to charge you for the space (dependent on size). You will also need to fill in the risk assessment and make sure that it is securely erected. Banners advertising your club are fine as long as they are suitable and in your area.

Can we raise money for a charity at the event?

If you are a registered charity or part of a registered charity (you will be asked to supply proof) then you can collect from your stand only. Anyone collecting around the site may be asked to leave.

Can we sell things from our stand?

You are allowed to sell branded club merchandise only e.g. t-shirts, stickers etc. You must not sell anything else that is not related directly to your club

Can we sell tickets for a raffle or run a tombola from our stand?

No. This not allowed

Can I bring my pet with me?

No. Unfortunately the venue does not allow any form of animal/pet in the venue. (only registered guide dogs are allowed)

What time can I leave?

The show closes at 17.00 and you may be asked to return to your stand before this time if it is deemed unsafe for vehicle movement due to the volume of pedestrians

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Can we camp the night before?

There is camping on site at Rockingham on Saturday night only. You can arrive on Saturday from 13:00 until 22:00.

Are there toilets on site for campers?

Yes, there are plenty of toilets on site open 24hrs

Are there showers on site?

Yes, there are free showers available

Are there electrical connections on site?

No, there are not any electrical hook ups available

Can I bring my caravan/trailer tent/motor home?

Yes you can bring any of these

Is there a family/quiet campsite?

No, the camping area is mixed

Can I park my car next to my tent?

No, you are unable to park next to your tent. There is a separate car park nearby for campers

Can I leave site and then come back in?

Yes, but you will need a pass out and will not be allowed out after 21:00

Do children require a camping ticket?

Yes, Children aged 14 and under will also require a camping ticket.



Rockingham Motor Speedway
Mitchell Rd Corby
Northamptonshire NN17 5AF

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