February 3, 2018
University of Texas, San Antonio

registration

Official Sprachfest Invitation

University of Texas at San Antonio

This is the Official Invitation to Sprachfest 2018 from Suzy Holland & Jennifer Christianson, Co-Directors.

You are invited to take part in the 42nd annual Sprachfest. Every high school German program is invited and we invite eighth graders to enter all Level I contests at Sprachfest and to compete at the State contest. 5th, 6th, 7th graders may not compete.

See Native/Advantaged speaker rules.

SPRACHFEST is the regional competition including schools from Austin, Boerne, San Antonio, La Grange, Corpus Christi, Pflugerville, Leander, Elgin, Buda,  Round Rock, Georgetown, Kerrville and other cities in central and south Texas. There are two other regional contests held on this same day, in Houston and in Dallas.

“Early Bird” registration is due by 11:59 PM January 12, 2018. The “Early Bird” entry fee is $10.00 per contestant.

Registration forms must be submitted by 11:59 PM, January 19, 2018 and postmark deadline for fees is January 22, 2018. Entry fee is $12.00 per contestant.

Late registrations will be refused unless prior arrangements have been made.

Please use the registration form on this web site. Follow all instructions carefully on the official entry form. Your registration form will be submitted electronically once you click “Submit”. Each entry fee covers the entrant for as many events as he/she may be qualified for, including both individual and group contests.

“EARLY BIRD” REGISTRATION FEE: $10.00, per student REGISTRATION FEE: $12.00, per student

Schools that have qualifying groups and/or individuals for the State contest, but decide not to participate in the State Contest, must inform the Director of the regional contest where their students qualified ON THE DAY OF THE REGIONAL CONTEST. This must also be done on the State registration form.

The steering committee oversees the various areas of competition. If you can suggest persons as judges please contact one of the members listed on this web site. Steering committee members will report to director concerning judges by or before January 15.

We strongly recommend that all teachers participating in the Texas Contest system be members of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). It is the professional organization leading and aiding us in all we do as teachers of German. To join, click here:  AATG

Welcome to SPRACHFEST 2018. If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail.

Please write your check to “Texas State German Contests, Inc” and send it to: Jennifer Christianson P.O. Box 2043 Boerne, TX 78006

Mit herzlichem Dank! Suzy Holland & Jennifer Christianson, Co-Directors

Upcoming

Jan. 12, 2018
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. 19, 2018:
Sprachfest online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline).

Jan. 22, 2018:
Postmark deadline for Sprachfest payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline.

Feb. 3, 2018:
Sprachfest 2018

Feb. 9, 2018
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. 16, 2018:
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.

Important Dates

Feb. 23, 2018
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 9, 2018
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 30, 2018
Teacher Grant applications due

February 2, 2019
Sprachfest 2019

February 23, 2019
Texas State German Contest 2019

Contact Us

Sprachfest Director
Suzy Holland
suzy.holland@gmail.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