Cooking Rules

Please click the button to the right for each rule in cooking category.

Cooking General Rules
  • Three entries per school per event.
  • Cooking does not advance to State.
  • The dishes must come from authentic Germanic recipes.  A copy of the recipe must be included with the dish along with its source.  The source may be a traditional famiy recipe handed down in the family.  Points will be given for presentation.  Pictures of the student making the dish are recommended.  There will be no refrigeration available and there will be no means to keep food warm.
  • Food must be in place for judging by 9:00 am and dishes must be picked up by 12:30 pm. Any dishes not picked up at the end of the day will be discarded at the discretion of the site director.
Cooking Categories

Following are the cooking categories :

  • Breads
  • Cakes
  • Tortes
  • Cookies
  • Other Desserts
  • Meats
  • Vegetables
Cooking Critique Sheet

Upcoming

November 11, 2017
Sportfest 2017
Trinity High School
500 N Industrial
Euless, TX 76039
Site Director: Hildegaard Lombardo

Jan. 15, 2018
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, 2018
Winterfest online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline).

Jan. 25, 2018
Postmark deadline for Winterfest payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline.

Jan 27, 2018
Winterfest 2018
Paschal High School
3001 Forest Park Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76110 Blvd
Site Director: Ian Connally

Most Important Dates

February 9, 2018
State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $10 per student.

February 9, 2018
Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due

February 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.

February 24, 2018
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

March 9, 2018
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 20, 2018
Teacher Grant applications due

February 23, 2019
Texas State German Contest 2018

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