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Contest Application

Contest Application

Contest Application

 

Eligibility

 

 

High School Senior Division

 

This Division is open to students in Year 11 and 12 who may be studying Japanese as a Language other than English. Contestants who have been the first prize winner of a previous Australian Japanese Language Speech Contest in this division are not eligible.
 

 

Open Division

 

This Division is open to individuals aged 17 or above who are no longer high school students. Contestants who have been the first prize winner of a previous Australian Japanese Language Speech Contest in this division are not eligible.
 

 

Open Beginner Division

 

This Division is open to individuals aged 17 or above, who are no longer high school students and who are learning Japanese at beginner levels (CEFR B1 or below determined by the self-assessment questionnaire). ">
Contestants who have been the first prize winner of a previous Australian Japanese Language Speech Contest in this division are not eligible.
 

 

Background Speakers

 

Contestants who fit any of the following descriptions are considered “Background Speakers”. They are most welcome to participate in either High School Senior Division or Open Division.

However unfortunately they do not meet the eligibility criteria of the National Final Contest, thus they will not proceed to the National Final in case they won the State contest.

  • Contestant’s home language is Japanese.
  • Contestant’s mother and/or father’s first language is Japanese.
  • Contestant has spent more than 24 months in Japan after reaching the Japanese compulsory education starting age.
  • Contestant has completed more than 2 academic years of Japan’s compulsory education either in Japan or at any Japanese school overseas.

 

How to Apply

 

All applications must be lodged via the registration site: Contest Entry Form

 

Closing date:

Friday 13th August 2021


Enquries: 
Send an email to NSWJSpeech@gmail.com or Send us an enquiry