Registration

You are invited to take part in the 40th annual Winterfest competition! Every high school German program is invited and we invite 8th graders to enter all Level I contests. 
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Winterfest Contest History

History

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 meets annually to evaluate recommendations for changes that affect both the regional and the State level contests.
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Regional Events

**Sportfest**

Cancelled for 2022 due to lack of host school

**Winterfest**  

Feb. 4, 2023  

Skyline High School
7777 Forney Rd
Dallas, TX 75227

Site Director: Teresa Tuggle

Jan. 15, 2023 @ 11:59 pm Online registration (early-bird deadline)

Jan. 22, 2023 @ 11:59 pm Online registration due (regular deadline)

Jan. 28, 2023 @ 9:00 am Digital Event submissions due

State Events

**Texas State German Contest**

Feb. 25, 2023

Texas State – San Marcos

Feb. 10, 2023 @ 11:59 pm Online registration due (early-bird deadline)

Feb. 17, 2023 @ 11:59 pm Online registration due (regular deadline)

Feb. 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am Digital Event submissions due

Feb. 17, 2023 Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due

Mar. 12, 2023 Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

Apr. 30, 2023  Teacher Grant applications due

Contact Us

Winterfest Director
Madeline O’Bryan
ntrwinterfest@gmail.com

Winterfest Mailing Address
Madeline O’Bryan
PO Box 536411
Grand Prairie, TX 75053

Texas State German Contest Director
Jennifer Christianson
jgchristianson@gvtc.com

TSGC Mailing Address
Texas State German Contests, Inc.
PO Box 2043
Boerne, TX 78006

State Onsite Directors
Kayla Hill & Dr. Ewa Siwak
Dept. of Modern Languages
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666