A system of awards and honors recognizes a broad range of outstanding contributions to sporting development. The categories include services to the development of the National Spor ts Festival, nur turing of Junior sport clubs, longstanding personal achievement in sport, instruction, and the furtherance of sports medicine and science.
Japan Sport Grand Prix
This prize is awarded with the aim of furthering lifelong sport to senior figures whose outstanding sporting records and achievements over many years have moved and encouraged the Japanese people.
Awards for JSPO Certified Sports Instructors
These awards are presented to longserving sport instructors with especially outstanding achievements in promoting people’s sports, including nurturing sports instructors and instr uction systems, enhancing competitiveness, and developing
the certified sports instructor system.
Japan Junior Sport Clubs Association Awards
These awards made to municipal junior sport clubs, registered instructors, and retired instructors recognize many years of
service and outstanding achievement in the development of junior sport clubs.
Award for Contributions to the National Sports Festival
This award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to sport in Japan through their participation in and
work for the development of the National Sports Festival.
Prince Chichibu Commemorative Sports Medicine and Science Award
The Prince Chichibu Commemorative Sports Medicine and Science Award has been awarded since 1997 to recognize contributions to Japanese sport in Sports Medicine and Science, fields essential for the advance of sport and sporting competitiveness, on the basis of a fund established using a bequest of the late Prince Chichibu, and with the further aim of commemorating Japan’s “Prince of Sport” and his family.