|April 1 (Sun) 0:00 am||Entry site open|
|until June 30 (Sat) 23:59pm (JST)||Entry deadline|
|September 1 (Sat)||Announcement of Preliminary Selection results on the website.
Finalists will be contacted directly by the Secretariat.
|September 15 (Sat)||Deadline for submission of required materials for Final Selection|
|Nov2 (Fri) – 9 (Fri)||JAPAN PRIZE 2018 (Final Selection)|
|November 4 (Sun)||Arrival of the finalists in the Creative Frontier Category in Tokyo|
|November 5 (Mon)||Rehearsal and technical check for the Presentation|
|November 6 (Tue)||Presentation for the Creative Frontier Category|
|November 9 (Fri)||Announcement of Grand Prix Japan Prize at the Awards Ceremony, followed by a reception|