Congratulations to all the teams who competed in the 2020 Digital Japan Bowl! The competition was held on Friday, May 29 with over 170 students from 29 schools across the United States (and beyond) competing in the Preliminary and Championship rounds.

During the Championship Round livestream over 6,000 people tuned in to watch as the finalists from levels II, III, and IV competed to earn the title of Japan Bowl Champions as well as the coveted Winners’ Trip to Japan.

More information on the Winners’ Trip will be shared here pending the improvement of global health conditions.

Winning Teams

Level IILevel IIILevel IV
1stTownsend Harris High School, NYStuyvesant High School, NYThomas Jefferson
High School for Science and Technology, VA
2ndCupertino High School, CACupertino High School, CACupertino High School, CA
3rdStuyvesant High School, NY Thomas Jefferson
High School for Science and Technology, VA
Stuyvesant High School, NY
4th Thomas Jefferson
High School for Science and Technology, VA
Townsend Harris High School, NY Lynbrook High School, CA
5thLake Braddock, VALynbrook High School, CAMontgomery Blair High School, MD


For the first time ever watch the Digital Japan Bowl Championship Round on the JASWDC YouTube page! Catch up on all the action and watch our finalists go head to head on everything from Japanese language and history to pop-culture and society.

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