The Texas Speech Contest Handbook was prepared to help students and teachers better understand and prepare for the various Regional Japanese Language Speech Contests and the Texas State Japanese Language Speech Contest.

Included in the Handbook you will find information on contest format, content, and eligibility.  Please read the Handbook carefully and thoroughly.

Inquiries should be submitted to ikatayama@jas-hou.org.

**Please note that the haiku readings were revised on January 29, 2019.