Registration

This is the Official Invitation to Winterfest 2018 from Beth Smith, Director.

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. 5th, 6th, 7th graders may not compete.

See Native/Advantaged speaker rules.

Winterfest is the regional competition including schools from North and West Texas. There are two other regional contests held on this same day, in Houston and in San Antonio.

“Early Bird” registration is due by 11:59 PM January 16, 2018. The “Early Bird” entry fee is $10.00 per contestant.

Registration forms must be submitted by 11:59 PM, January 23, 2018 and postmark deadline for fees is January 25, 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 16.

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 Winterfest 2018. If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail me at e-mail.

Please write your check to “Texas State German Contests, Inc” and send it to : Beth Smith, 328 High Brook Drive, Richardson, TX 75080

Mit herzlichem Dank! Beth Smith, Director

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