Fukuoka prefecture sponsors the thrid Fukuoka Ruby Award as past
years. Although sponsored by the Japanese local government, Fukuoka
Ruby Award is fully open to non-Japanese, In fact, last two awards
went to non-Japanese (one American, the other Indian), so that you
have a great chance to win 1 million Yen. Due to recent rise of Yen
price, the value of the prize is automatically increasing.
2011 Fukuoka Ruby Award Competition
The Government of Fukuoka Prefecture Japan, together with the Fukuoka
Ruby Business Hub Promotion Committee, announced the opening of the
Fukuoka Ruby Award 2011 Competition.
The competition is free to enter.
The grand prize is 1 million yen (approximately $11,000).
Applications may be submitted Online at
Completed entry forms must be received by 5:00 PM Pacific Time on
November 15, 2010 to be eligible.
The winners of the first Fukuoka Ruby Prize were selected from among
64 entries from eight countries. Click here to view the 2010 prize
winners: https://www.f-ruby.com/award/past/6 (Japanese only)