2017 Inaugural Pacific Northwest Japan Bowldraft-jb-flyer

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Location: Portland State University

Native American Center

710 SW Jackson St., Portland, OR 97201

open to high school students studying Japanese language and culture from Oregon, Washington and Idaho

Join us for a fun, challenging, team-based quiz that pits your wits against those of students from all over the Northwest. Lay claim to the title of the best against your peers, stretch your knowledge of Japanese language and culture, and have a great time as you figure out questions utilizing all four language skills, and at the same time challenges your knowledge of Japanese history, celebrity, tradition, and maybe even anime and entertainment!!!!!

All application packages must be received (not postmarked) at PNJBC’s office by 5 pm (PST) on Monday, January 23, 2017.

Late applications will not be considered.

Produced in partnership with:



Thank you to our Gold sponsors:


Hitachi High Tech





Thank you to our Silver sponsors:

Mr. Yoshio Oda


Registration Form for Student: 2017-japan-bowl-application-forms-for-students

Registration Form for Teacher:2017-japan-bowl-application-forms-for-teachers

Registration Form for Family and Friends: 2017-family-and-friend-registration-form

Administrative Procedures Guide:2017-pnjb-administrative-procedures

Study Guide for PNJB: 2017-pnjb-study-guide

Learn more about Japan Bowl:

Students and Teachers Talk about the Japan Bowl


National Japan Bowl Mini Documentary


If you’re a student, introduce the Japan Bowl to your teacher. If you’re a teacher, call us now at (503) 552-8811.


Native American Center at PSU