Application Guidelines

1. Write an ORIGINAL manuscript on a topic of your choice*

2. The manuscript should be equivalent to approximately 5 minutes duration in speech
(4 minutes for Secondary School Category).

3. Download the application JSC 2017 Application

Complete the application form and email it together with your original manuscript to japspeechcontest@jas.org.sg with the subject title “JSC Application” no later than 2 June 2017, 12:00pm. Applications not following the requirements will be required to resubmit their application.

Please take note of the important dates stated below. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

An audio recording of your speech will be required should you be shortlisted for the semi-finals.
*In the event that a speech shortlisted for the Final Round includes content of a sensitive nature, the Speech Contest Committee reserves the right to request the finalist to make necessary amendments to their speech.

Please be reminded to SIGN your application form for it to be valid.

Please email it with the subject title

Alternatively, should you wish to submit
a hard copy of your manuscript, please mail it to:

Japanese Speech Contest 2017
Organizing Committee
The Japanese Association, Singapore
120 Adam Road
Singapore 289899


Please note that applications submitted after the stipulated deadline will not be entertained.

Closing date for applications (submission of manuscript)

2 June 2017, 12:00pm (Friday)

Notification to semi-finalists

9 June 2017 (Friday)

Closing date for audio recording of speech

16 June 2017, 12:00pm (Friday)

Notification to finalists

23 June 2017 (Friday)

Briefing / Rehearsal for finalists

1 July 2017
(Saturday)

Final contest at the Auditorium of The Japanese Association, Singapore
(open to general public)

9 July 2017, 10:00am (Sunday)