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


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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Feb. 6, 2021  
Site Director: Jillian Reilly

Jan. 17, 2021
Online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (early-bird deadline).

Jan. 24, 2021
Online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline).


Cancelled in 2020-Stay Tuned!
Trinity High School           

500 N Industrial
Euless,TX  76039     

Site Director :Hildegard Lombardo Hildegardlombardo@

More Important Dates

Feb. 28, 2021


Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 13, 2021
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 27, 2021 
Teacher Grant applications due

February 26, 2022
Texas State German Contest 2020

Contact Us

Winterfest Director: Beth Smith

Winterfest Mailing Address
328 High Brook Dr
Richardson, TX 78080

Texas State German Contest Director

Jennifer Christianson

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