31st National Japan Bowl

31st National Japan Bowl Broadcast

JASWDC YouTube Channel
April 28, 9:00 PM EST/ April 29, 10:00 JT

Join the Japan-America Society of Washington DC on April 28 (April 29, Japan) to watch the 31st National Japan Bowl Level IV Championship Round & Awards Dinner Broadcast! Cheer on the Level IV finalists and enjoy the Championship Awards Dinner, with appearances from Japan Bowl Honorary Patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Takamado, Ambassador Rahm Emanuel, Ambassador Koji Tomita, White House AAPI Liaison Erika Moritsugu, and other special guests.


After three years of successful online competitions, the National Japan Bowl returned to an in-person format for the first time since 2019. On April 13 & 14, 2023, the Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASWDC) welcomed 200 students and teachers from around the country to participate in the two-day competition.

31st National Japan Bowl Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our 2023 National Japan Bowl!

Level 2

First Place: Stuyvesant High School, NY

Second Place: Lynbrook High School, CA

Third Place: Cupertino High School, CA

Fourth Place: Gretchen Whitney High School, CA

Fifth Place: Stevenson School, CA

Level 3

First Place: Cupertino High School, CA

Second Place: Lynbrook High School, CA

Third Place: Townsend Harris High School, NY

Fourth Place: Stuyvesant High School, NY

Fifth Place: Stevenson School, CA

Level 4

First Place: Cupertino High School, CA

Second Place: Lynbrook High School, CA

Third Place: Gretchen Whitney High School, CA

Fourth Place: Stevenson School, CA

Fifth Place: Stuyvesant High School, NY


Registration for the 32nd National Japan Bowl will open in September 2023.

For more information about participating in the 32nd National Japan Bowl, contact the Japan Bowl Team at [email protected] Check back in this summer for the updated Japan Bowl Study Guide and Supplements!

National Japan Bowl 2023 Study Guide

The National Japan Bowl team study guide is now available to download below. To access the guide we ask that participants and organizers complete a quick survey. Upon completing the survey, the study guide will be emailed to you.

The National Japan Bowl Team Study Guide is compiled each year by the National Japan Bowl Council in coordination with the Japan-America Society of Washington DC.