This year's design target is a FFT. You may choose either Level 1 or Level 2 design specification depending on your skills. Enjoy RTL design and let us meet together at beautiful coral island Okinawa.
Transmission system

ENJOY HDL! Let's meet in Okinawa!

Guidelines for applicants

  • Design Specification
  • Who can join :  the team of 1-3 University or college students.
  • From 2012, applicants are supposed to submit a pre-entry sheet. If you are interested in LSI Design Contest, please fill out this entry sheet, whether you are going to submit your report or not.
  • If you need an FPGA boad, you check "please send me"box in a Pre-entrysheet. We send FPGA boad to you.
  • Entry
  • The pre-entry due would be the end of December 2011 since we need a time for FPGA board deliver.
  • Report
  • Any Q&A:
  • The final report deadline :Friday, 27th Jan, 2012
  • In this home page, we have used Radix2 type architecure as well as Xilinx System generator as a development tool;howver, applicants can freely use any type of architecutre as well as any EDA tools.

Suggestion from judges

  • We try to evaluate not only the speed and the area, but also your idea ,originality, uniqueness. But be sure to remember that we are not perfect, please make a good presentation to appeal us.
  • We definitely take your school grade into account.
  • We like fun ideas. Please do something different from others.


  • Place :  Daigku Kaikan Department of Computer Science, University of the Ryukyus
  • Address :  Chihaya1,Nishihara City,Okinawa 903-0213,Japan
  • Campus Map 28
  • Date   :  Friday, 16th March, 2012

LSI Contest Executive Committee

  • Contest General Chair
        Prof. Hiroshi Ochi
        Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan Tel: +81-0948-29-7692
  • Contest Judge Member Chair
        Prof. Kazuhisa Wada
        University of the Ryukyus, Japan
  • Executive Committee: LSI Design Contest Committee
  • Partner Organization: University of the Ryukyus, Kyushu Institute of Technology,
            Frontier Region of Multimedia Okinawa Initiative,
            IEICE Smart Info-media Systems Technical Group
            LLP Embedded Technology Promotion Project
  • Sponsor: Xilinx,Inc., Radrix co.Ltd., Tokyo Electron Device LTD., Nihon Synopsys G.K.
            ROHM Co.,Ltd., Renesas Electronics Corp.
  • Supporting Organization: Okinawa National College of Technology, CQ Publishing Co.,Ltd.