February 1, 2014
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

Feb. 7, 2014
State 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. Also, deadline to apply for the Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship.

Feb. 14, 2014:
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.

More Important Dates

Feb. 22, 2014
Texas State German Contest, University of Texas at Austin

Mar. 7, 2014
Texas State German Contest, University of Texas at Austin

Mar. 7, 2014 Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 30, 2014
Teacher Grant applications due

February 7, 2015
Sprachfest 2015

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