February 3, 2018
University of Texas, San Antonio

swwepstakes points

Sweepstakes are awarded to schools receiving the highest number of points.  Points are earned for each event in which a student places 1st – 10th.  So, it is a team effort to win sweepstakes!

Events have been put into 5 tiers and each place receives a different point value.  Many individual events receive fewer points than group events requiring more “rehearsals”, coordination, difficulty, etc.

*These events are only at the Regional level and do not advance to State.

Click here for downloadable Sweepstakes Points.

Tier 1

Folk Dance, Play, Varsity Pass Auf!

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

30

27

24

21

18

16

14

12

10

8

Tier 2

Duet, Puppet Show, Skit, Video Show

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

20

18

16

14

12

10

9

8

7

6

Tier 3

Chorus, Contemporary German Music, Einzelplattler, Polka Band, Directed Dialogue, Extemporaneous Speaking, Oral Presentation*, Pair Discussion, Novice Pass Auf!*

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

14

12

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

Tier 4

Classical Ensemble, Vocal Solo, Poetry Memory, Prose Memory, Club Album, Photo Essay, Research Paper, Scavenger Hunt, Culture, Grammar

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

12

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

Tier 5

Poetry Reading, Prose Reading, Sight Reading, Crafts, Digital Logo Design, Doll Costume, Gingerbread House, Needlework, Original Models, Photography, Poster Design, Shirt Design, Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Spelling, Vocabulary

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

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