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

Japanese to English Contest

Winner: E46 Chris Craigo (US)
Runner-up: E51 Faye Duxovni (US)

 E05 Matthew Cooper (Scotland)
 E20 Ken Nemoto (Tokyo)
 E42 Faolan Ayres (Australia)

English to Japanese Contest

1位 J79 讃井一郎 (東京都) 
2位 J89 古賀彩美(千葉県)

 J50 Kamei Chizuko (大阪府)
 J51 松林桃子 (広島県)
 J64 藤原美里 (兵庫県)


The judges' commentaries and winners/finalists’ translation will be posted here by the end of March.

JAT will pay the following for the first-place winner:
・Registration for the 32nd International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET-32) scheduled to be held in Toronto on March 25 and 26, 2024.
・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. Receipts are required for all reimbursements.

The second-place winner is entitled to free registration for IJET-32.

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