Registration

You are invited to take part in the 40th annual Winterfest. Every high school German program is invited and we invite eighth graders to enter all Level I contests at Winterfest and to compete at the State contest
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Winterfest Contest History

History

The Winterfest began in the fall of 1972, followed by Sprachfest in 1976 and Houstonfest in 1980. As a culmination of the organization of area or regional contests, the Texas State German Contest was first held in the Spring of 1982 at Crockett High School in Austin.
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Winterfest Committee

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

TBD
Sportfest
No location yet
TBD TBD Director: Beth Smith

Jan. 16, 2017
Winterfest 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. 23, 2017
Winterfest online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline).

Jan. 25, 2017
Postmark deadline for Winterfest payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline.

Feb. 4, 2017
Winterfest 2017
Paschal High School
3001 Forest Park Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76110 Blvd
Site Director: Ian Connally

Most Important Dates

February 10, 2017
State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $10 per student.

February 10, 2017
Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due

February 17, 2017
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.

February 25, 2017
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

March 10, 2017
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 30, 2017
Teacher Grant applications due

February 24, 2018
Texas State German Contest 2017

Contact Us

Contest Director
Beth Smith
fraubeth@att.net

Mailing Address
Texas State German Contests, Inc.
328 High Brook Drive
Richardson, TX 75080

Onsite Directors
Ian Connally
Paschal High School
3001 Forest Park Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 75110