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32nd National Japan Bowl

DATES: April 18-19, 2024
The National Japan Bowl is America’s premier Japanese-language competition, now in its 32nd year. Each spring the Japan-America Society of Washington DC welcomes 200 of the country’s top high school Japanese language students to the nation’s capital for the competition. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN32nd National Japan Bowl

America's Premier Japanese Language Competition

For the past 31 years, JASWDC has organized the Japan Bowl to recognize and encourage students across the United States who have chosen Japanese as their foreign language. The National Japan Bowl, America’s only nationwide Japanese-language competition, is vital for inspiring students and reinforcing their teachers' and school districts' efforts and investments. JASWDC’s Japan Bowl program truly has global impact, incentivizing the study of Japanese language across the world. JASWDC owns the rights to the Japan Bowl name and logo.