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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Regional Events

**Sportfest**

Cancelled for 2021  

**Winterfest**  

Feb. 5, 2022  

Jasper High School
6800 Archgate Dr
Plano, TX 75024

Site Director: Jillian Reilly

Jan. 16, 2022 @ 11:59 pm Online registration (early-bird deadline)

Jan. 23, 2022 @ 11:59 pm Online registration due (regular deadline)

Jan. 29, 2022 @ 9:00 am Deadline for submissions to virtual events

State Events

**Texas State German Contest**

Feb. 26, 2022

Texas State University
San Marcos, TX

Feb. ?, 2022 @ 11:59 pm Online registration due (early-bird deadline)

Feb. ?, 2022 @ 11:59 pm Online registration due (regular deadline)

Feb. 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am Deadline for submissions to virtual events

Mar. ?, 2022 Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April ?, 2022  Teacher Grant applications due

Contact Us

Winterfest Director
Madeline O’Bryan
ntrwinterfest@gmail.com

Winterfest Mailing Address
328 High Brook Dr
Richardson, TX 78080

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

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

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