The World Wrap Masters series comes to Japan! For the first time, the World Wrap Masters Japan 2019 will take place from the 22nd – 24th November in Nagoya at the Nagoya Motor Show 2019.The competition will be held at the Nagoya City International Exhibition Center.
Registration for competitors is now closed. 22 competitors will battle it out for the title of World Wrap Master Japan 2019.
Round 1 will feature competitors wrapping a front door of a Toyota Yaris car in 20 minutes. Round 2 will feature competitors wrapping both a front fender and front door with the door handle in 45 minutes. Competitors will have 60 minutes to demonstrate their creative wrapping skills by wrapping a helmet in their own design. Day 3 will feature both the semi-final and final rounds. During the semi-final competitors will have 60 minutes to wrap a rear render and front door with the door handle. During the final, the finalists will have 90 minutes to wrap a front fender and front door with door handle.
The World Wrap Masters Japan 2019 will have a total of 10 sponsors and include:
- Platinum Sponsor: Mimaki
- Gold Sponsors: Hexis and Lintec
- Silver Sponsors: Nakamura and ORAFOL
- Bronze Sponsors: Design Lab, LEISTER, Boom Craft, NITIE, MAXDECAL
The competition will be judged by 4 well-known industry professionals including Special Judge, Jim Miller from the USA and owner of Miller Decals, Master Judge Tadashi Kariya from Japan who is President of Design Lab Inc and JCWA and judges Koji Yamaguchi and Kazuhiko Okabe. Koji Yamaguchi is the Director at JCWA and a certified trainer of Avery Dennison and Kazuhiko Okabe is a 3M certified trainer.
The winner of this competition will qualify to compete in the World Wrap Masters Final 2020 from 24th – 27th March at the IFEMA exhibition centre. The winner will be joined by regional and national winners of other World Wrap Masters competitions.