29th National Japan Bowl

The National Japan Bowl is America’s premier Japanese-language competition, now in its 29th 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. The National Japan Bowl is a high-level, high-intensity competition that tests students’ knowledge of Japanese language and of the culture, history, and social context that bring the language to life. Learn More29th National Japan Bowl

America's Premier Japanese Language Competition

The National Japan Bowl is a Signature Program of the Japan-America Society of Washington DC. Inaugurated in 1992, the Japan Bowl is a Japanese language competition that aims to encourage the study of Japanese language and culture by students across the country and around the world. 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.