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The Prefectural Contests

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For students in Tokyo

Tokyo Preliminary Contest

Date: 2018/10/6
Place: Akasaka Civic Hall

For details, contact us: The Prince Takamado Trophy Office

for students in other prefectures

Prefectural Contests

Please contact the organizers of each prefectural contest directly.

 

Semifinal Contests

The participants chosen as finalists of the Prefectural Contests are eligible to participate in the Semifinal Contests in Tokyo on November 28 and 29.

Qualifications:
Top three speakers chosen from each Prefectural Contest, with the following exceptions: four contestants from Aichi and Fukuoka, and five contestants from Tokyo, Osaka, Kanagawa, Hokkaido.

2018/11/28 (Wed)morning1st Division(Kanto District)
afternoon2nd Division(Southern Japan District)
2018/11/29 (Thu)morning3rd Division(Northern Japan Disctrict)
afternoon4th Division(Central Japan District)

Kanto District: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Chiba, Gunma, Nagano, Yamanashi, Shizuoka

Northern Japan District: Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate, Akita, Miyagi, Yamagata, Nigata, Fukushima, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Gifu

Central Japan District: Aichi, Shiga, Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Shimane, Tottori, Okayama, Hiroshima

Southern District: Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa, Kochi, Fukuoka, Oita, Saga, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Okinawa

the final contest

27 speakers selected as the finalist from the 151 participants at the Semifinal Contests are eligible to participate in the Final Contest.

Date
2018/11/30(Fri) 11:15 a.m. ~ 3:15 p.m.


Qualifications
27 speakers selected as the finalists from the 151 participants at the Semifinal Contests.

【Award】

1st

Prince Takamado Trophy

  • The Yomiuri Shimbun shall award a certificate to the school.
  • The JNSA Fund shall award a certificate and the gold medal.
  • The Mitsubishi Corp. shall invite the winner to a summer school program for two weeks in the United Kingdom in the following year.
  • Soroptimist International Tokyo-Azuma shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • King Jim Co. Ltd. shall provide the school with a prize.
  • SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION shall present the winner with a prize.
  • Pentel Co., Ltd. Shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • The Japan News shall present a one-year subscription of its newspaper to the school of the winner.

2nd

The Yomiuri Shimbun Trophy

  • The Yomiuri Shimbun shall award a certificate to the school.
  • The JNSA Fund shall award a certificate and the silver medal.
  • The Mitsubishi Corp. shall invite the winner to a summer school program for two weeks in the United Kingdom in the following year.
  • Soroptimist International Tokyo-Azuma shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • King Jim Co. Ltd. shall provide the school with a prize.
  • SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION shall present the winner with a prize.
  • Pentel Co., Ltd. Shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • The Japan News shall present a one-year subscription of its newspaper to the school of the winner.

3rd

JNSA Fund Trophy

  • The Yomiuri Shimbun shall award a certificate to the school.
  • The JNSA Fund shall award a certificate and the bronze medal.
  • The Mitsubishi Corp. shall invite the winner to a summer school program for two weeks in the United Kingdom in the following year.
  • Soroptimist International Tokyo-Azuma shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • King Jim Co. Ltd. shall provide the school with a prize.
  • SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION shall present the winner with a prize.
  • Pentel Co., Ltd. Shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • The Japan News shall present a one-year subscription of its newspaper to the school of the winner.

4th

The Japan News Trophy

  • The Yomiuri Shimbun shall award a certificate to the school.
  • The JNSA Fund shall award a certificate and the medal.
  • SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION shall present the winner with a prize.
  • Pentel Co., Ltd. Shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • The Japan News shall present a six-month subscription of its newspaper to the school of the winner.

5th ~7th

The Yomiuri Shimbun Trophy

  • The Yomiuri Shimbun shall award a certificate to the school.
  • The JNSA Fund shall award a certificate and the medal.
  • SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION shall present the winner with a prize.
  • Pentel Co., Ltd. Shall present the winner with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • The Japan News shall present a six-month subscription of its newspaper to the school of the winner.
8th ~ 27th
  • A medal shall be presented to the winners.
  • Pentel Co., Ltd. Shall present the winners with a certificate and a supplementary prize.
  • The Japan News shall present a three-month subscription of its newspaper to the school of the winner.
The World Family Award for Human ConnectionThis award shall be presented to students, from among the finalists, who have given outstanding speeches on the topic of human connection.

The Grand Reception

Date

2018/11/30(Fri) After the Final Contest

Place

The Imperial Hotel (Tokyo)