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2020 Illinois Japan Bowl

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

2020 Illinois Japan Bowl

National Competition for Japanese Language and Japanese Culture for High School Students


Saturday, February 22, 2020

10:00-2:30 PM

North Central College, Wentz Science Center

131 S. Loomis, 2nd Floor, Naperville, IL


This academic competition covers a wide range of topics that tests high school students who are studying the Japanese language across the state of Illinois. The competition tests their knowledge of language and understanding of traditional and modern Japan. Originating in 1993, over 200 students from over 30 high schools across the U.S. participate in the Bowl.


Free Admission Team Competition (each team has 3 students). Students must be Level 2, 3 or Level 4 Japanese. Level 1 students may also participate in the Level 2 practice competition.

(No more than 5 teams per school per level)


$500 Sponsor Level

                                         -Limited number of reservations to attend the Illinois Japan Bowl (includes obento and t-shirt)                                             -Color corporate logo included on signage displayed at the competition
-Color corporate logo included on program flyer, Society website, program book and all email updates
-Corporate logo or individual name included in program section of annual report
-Company or individual name listed in cash donor section of annual report
-Company or individual name listed as donor in monthly email update
-Corporate or individual recognition at event

If you are interested in sponsorship please email Erika V Kono at [email protected].


                             Click Here to Download the Application                                                Click Here to Download the Study Guide


Application deadline is Monday, February 3, 2020.



Erika Kono (312) 263-3049 ext. 25 or

EMAIL [email protected]


*Please note that due to limited space registration may close prior to above deadline


    This program is made

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     Venue Sponsor:                                                                                                             Sponsors: 





The Japan Bowl name and logo are registered trademarks of the Japan-America Society of Washington DC

and are used with the Society’s Permission”


February 22, 2020
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


North Central College, Wentz Science Center
131 S. Loomis, 2nd Floor
Naperville, IL 60540 United States
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