The annual competition – Abacus Masters – will be held in February 2017. This is a mandatory event for all JAMS students, and students from other states will also be participating. We’ll be at the same venue as last year and more details will be coming to you over weeks leading up to the event.

When: Sunday, February 26
9am – 12:30pm

Where: Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219


  • 9:00a.m. Student Check-in
  • 9:20a.m. Group Photo
  • 9:30a.m. Welcome Sensei Miwako Sakabayashi Introductions Sensei : Shinichi Yabuki (President League of Soroban Education of USA)
  • 9:45 a.m. Written Exam
  • 10:00 a.m. Flash Anzan A, B, C, D, E, F
  • 10:45 a.m. Bathroom Break
  • 10:55 a.m. Oral Abacus A, B, C, D, E, F
  • 11:45 a.m. Award Ceremony – Flash Anzan (A, B, C, D, E, F), Oral Abacus (A, B, C, D, E, F), Written Exam (A, B, C, D, E, F)
  • 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks