Places to Stay
Accommodations in proximity to campus:
Best Western – San Marcos
917 North IH 35 Frontage Rd
Comfort Suites – San Marcos
104 North IH 35
Days Inn – San Marcos
1005 North IH 35
Red Roof – San Marcos
817 North IH 35
La Quinta – Kyle
18869 North IH 35
Thank you for planning your event with us! We are excited for the Texas State German Contest and have created a web link for your guests.
Here is the reservation link your guests can use to make online reservations:
You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.
Texas State German Contest
Start date: 2/23/18
End date: 2/24/18
Last day to book: 2/9/18
Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
- Fairfield Inn & Suites New Braunfels for 71.00 USD per night
1465 IH 35 North
New Braunfels, TX 78130
T: (830) 626-3133 Ext.152
F: (830) 626-3711
The map below has the buildings and areas marked that we are using on Saturday.
For the full campus map, please click the link of the Campus Map, which will take you the TX State University website map.
We will be using the following buildings:
Centennial Hall (CENT) – Duet Acting, Play, Puppets (Upper/Lower), Pass Auf!, Videos, Contemporary Music, Folk Dancing/Einzeltanz, Judges’ Meeting/Breakfast
Taylor-Murphy History Building (TMH) – Tab Room, Score Room, Gingerbread Houses and Shirt Design
Flowers Hall (FH) – Written Tests, Poetry Memory, Poetry Reading, Prose Memory (L1/L2), Classical Ensemble, Digital Logo, Pair Discussion
Evans Liberal Arts (ELA) – Award Ceremony, Scavenger Hunt, Vocal Solo, Oral Tests (except Pair Discussion -see above)
Quad – Courtyard area between most of these buildings – T-shirt Sales (TX State German Honor Society), Patches Sales
Derrick Hall (DERR) – Prose Reading 1-4, Prose Memory 3, 4, Poetry/Prose Memory Adv., Arts (except Gingerbread Houses), Chorus, Polka Band, Skits
Parking Map & Instructions
Dear Teachers and Volunteers:
Please print these parking directions and teachers, please give this to the bus drivers.
Directions for buses:
Buses will use the bus loop near the Quad (corner of Sessom and LBJ) to drop the students off. After dropping the students off, go back down to the light at LBJ/Sessom – turn right. Then head to the East side of campus towards the Coliseum or Stadium lots. (P9 & P10E on the map)
Stay on Sessom until it dead ends at Aquarena Springs Dr. – Turn left.
Pass through one light (Charles Austin Dr.) and the 1st parking area is on the right.
If that lot is full, the second parking lot is at the next light on the right (Post Rd).
Buses are not allowed to park at the Sessom lot (R2 & P5 on the map) because the asphalt is not made for the weight of buses. However, this is a decent alternative lot for the volunteers in the event the other parking garage is full.
Parking in designated areas is FREE on weekends.
For the university’s full campus parking map, please click on Parking Map,which will take you to the TX State University website map.
Feb. 9, 2018
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. 9, 2018
Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due
Feb. 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.
Feb. 24, 2018
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos
Mar. 9, 2018
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due
April 30, 2018
Teacher Grant applications due
February 23, 2019
Texas State German Contest 2019
Texas State German Contest Director
Sprachfest/TSGC Mailing Address
Texas State German Contests, Inc.
PO Box 2043
Boerne, TX 78006
Kayla Hill & Dr. Ewa Siwak
Dept. of Modern Languages
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666