The winners of the Seventeenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese<>English Translators have been selected as follows:

Japanese to English Contest

Winner: E57 Kevin Yuan (Tokyo)
Runner-up: E07 Hannah Dahlberg-Dodd (OH,USA)

E08 Jennifer Smith (WA,USA)
E25 Keyon Talieh (CA, USA)
E41 Alyssa Fusek (CA. USA)
E42 Linda Liu (NY, USA)

English to Japanese Contest

第1位 J81 相馬裕紀子 (東京都)
第2位 J32 柳川春日 (東京都)

J33 Watanabe Miki (CA, USA)
J35 Nemoto Ken (東京都)
J49 早野文菜 (東京都)
J121 Tokuhisa Naomi (福岡県)

The judges' commentaries and winners/finalists translation will be posted here by late March.

JAT will pay the following for the first place winner:

・Registration for the 31th International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET-31) scheduled to be held in Fukuoka next year in 2022.
・Round trip economy travel from the winner’s home to IJET by the most direct route, including air, train, bus and personal vehicle.
・Hotel for three nights standard accommodation at or near the IJET venue.

Travel arrangements will be discussed with the winners after the details
of the conference are confirmed. Receipts are required for all reimbursements.

The second-place winner is entitled to free registration for IJET-31.

Winners and all finalists are entitled to one-year complimentary JAT membership.

James Davis (Japanese-to-English Division Chair)
Mayumi Adachi (English-to-Japanese Division Chair)
JAT Contest Committee