February 6, 2016
University of Texas, San Antonio

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Registration

Middle and high school students, grades 8th-12th grade are invited to compete and show off their German language skills and cultural understanding at the annual Sprachfest, one of three regional German contests of the Texas State German Contests, Inc.
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Sprachfest History

Sprachfest began in the fall of 1976 at MacArthur High School in San Antonio.  Today, over 500 students from all over the South/Central Texas region come to the University of Texas at San Antonio the first weekend in February to compete.
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Sprachfest Committee

The Steering Committee for Sprachfest meets annually to evaluate and make recommendations for changes that affect both the regional and the state level contests.
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Upcoming

Jan. 15, 2016
Sprachfest online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $10 per student. Online registrations submitted after this point incur the regular registration fee of $12 per student.

Jan. 22, 2016:
Sprachfest online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline).

Jan. 25, 2016:
Postmark deadline for Sprachfest payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline.

Feb. 6, 2016:
Sprachfest 2016

More Important Dates

Feb. 12, 2016
State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $10 per student.

Feb. 12, 2016
Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due

Feb. 19, 2016:
State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline). Also, postmark deadline for State payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline.

Feb. 27, 2016
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 11, 2016
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 30, 2016
Teacher Grant applications due

February 4, 2017
Sprachfest 2017

February 25, 2017
Texas State German Contest 2017

Contact Us

Sprachfest Director
Jennifer Christianson
jgchristianson@gvtc.com

Sprachfest/TSGC Mailing Address
Texas State German Contests, Inc.
PO Box 2043
Boerne, TX 78006

Onsite Director
Dr. Christopher Wickham
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249