The 3rd Virtual Space Design Contest (English)

Aiming to develop human resources capable of bringing about changes in society using the cutting-edge equipment of the IoT and AI Center, the third annual Virtual Space Design Contest will be held on the following dates.

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Event Title: 3rd Virtual Space Design Contest 2024

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Venue: Sojo University IoT & AI Center (1F, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences Building, 4-22-1 Ikeda, Nishi-ku, Kumamoto City)


(1) Freshers Division: 143 first-year students of the Faculty of Computer and Informaiton Sciences

(2) Challengers Division: 2nd year students and above in the Faculty of Computer and Informaiton Sciences and Sojo University students in the Faculty of Art and other faculties

(3) High School Student Division: High school student teams

(4) Overseas University Student Division: University student teams from overseas universities

Organized by: Sojo University IoT/AI Center

Co-organized by: DXfromKUMAMOTO, SCB Lab, Future Sciences Course of Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Kumamoto City Kita Ward Office

Supported by: Kyushu General Communication Bureau of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Higo Bank, Kumamoto Daily Newspaper, J:COM Cable TV Kumamoto


  • Utilize the IoT・AI Center MetaSpace Studio.
  • Construct and visualize virtual spaces (MetaVerse + spatial production) using cutting-edge equipment such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Da Vinci Resolve.
  • Each team will present their video content for evaluation.
  • Contest theme: “World,” “Extra-ordinary,” “Life” (i.e. conception, birth, life span, aging, etc.) ...Choose one from three themes.

※The themes were devised by three high school students.
“World”: Reno Yoshida, 3rd grader, Kyushu Gakuin High School
"Extraordinary”: Yuna Nagano, 2nd grader, Shinwa High School
“Life”: Moe Asano, 3rd grader, Kumamoto Technical High School

Top 8 teams will receive awards (certificates):
1. Sojo University President’s Award
2. Kumamoto City Kita Ward Mayor’s Award
3. Higo Bank President's Award
4. J:COM Kyushu Kumamoto Branch Director’s Award
5. Kumamoto Daily Newspaper President’s Award
6. DX from KUMAMOTO Award
7. IoT・AI Center President’s Award
8. Judges' Special Award

Please download Event Guidelines and Contest Regulations for more information.

For entry application, visit the web-form

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