Maybe it was on the television, or more likely online. Possibly there has been an event advertised near you? In the UK there is a channel for it, but it is not well developed and doesn't even show in HD. What about you guys?
#5 At the moment competitors are generally male, but unlike more traditional sports, females are able to compete in the same events. Unfortunately its pretty rare, but there is someone named Geguri who could be a future professional player in the future