February 29, 2020
Texas State University, San Marcos


8:00 AMJudges' Check In/Breakfast
8:30 AM Pass Auf! matches begin
(see schedule POSTED AT ROOMS)
9:00 AM -1:00 PMAcademic Unscheduled Events *
Poetry, Prose, Directed Dialogue, Extemp, Sight Reading, Vocal Solos, and all other unscheduled events….
Individuals will, for the most part, go on a first-come, first-serve basis.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PMJudging for Arts categories

Club Albums, Crafts, Doll Costumes, Gingerbread Houses, Needlework, Original Models, Photo Essay, Photography, Poster Design, Research Paper, Shirt Design
9:00 AM -2:00 PMScheduled Events
Group entries will be assigned a time to perform. Check Group Schedule for times.
9:00 AM -1:00 PMWritten Tests (Given every hour and half hour)
Culture, Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comp (all levels)
Contestants will be given 20 minutes for each test.
Scheduled testsAdvantaged Speaker Test:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Listening Comprehension:
Lower Level(1-2) Tests: 9-10-11-12
Upper Level(3-4) Tests: 9:30-10:30-11:30-12:30

Spelling Tests:
Lower Level(1-2) Tests: 9:30-10:30-11:30-12:30
Upper Level (3-4) Tests: 9-10-11-12
3:30ishAwards Assembly


Feb. 14, 2020
State 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. Also, deadline to apply for the Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship.

Feb. 14, 2020
Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due

Feb. 21, 2020:
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.

Important Dates

November 15, 2019
Fall Teacher Grant applications due

Feb. 29, 2020
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 13, 2020
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 30, 2020
Spring Teacher Grant applications due

February 27, 2021
Texas State German Contest 2021

Contact Us

Texas State German Contest Director
Jennifer Christianson

Sprachfest/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