February 23, 2019
Texas State University, San Marcos

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Sweepstakes are awarded to schools receiving the highest number of points.  Points are earned for each event in which a student places 1st – 10th.  So, it is a team effort to win sweepstakes!

Events have been put into 5 tiers and each place receives a different point value.  Many individual events receive fewer points than group events requiring more “rehearsals”, coordination, difficulty, etc.

Events with an * compete at the regional level only, NOT at State.

Click here for downloadable Sweepstakes Points.

Tier 1

Folk Dance, Play, Varsity Pass Auf!

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

30

27

24

21

18

16

14

12

10

8

Tier 2

Duet, Puppet Show, Skit, Video Show

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

20

18

16

14

12

10

9

8

7

6

Tier 3

Chorus, Contemporary German Music, Einzeltanz, Polka Band, Directed Dialogue, Extemporaneous Speaking, Oral Presentation, Pair Discussion, Novice Pass Auf!*

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

14

12

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

Tier 4

Classical Ensemble, Vocal Solo, Poetry Memory, Prose Memory, Club Album, Photo Essay, Research Paper, Scavenger Hunt, Culture, Grammar, Advantaged Written Test

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

12

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

Tier 5

Poetry Reading, Prose Reading, Sight Reading, Crafts, Digital Logo Design, Doll Costume, Gingerbread House, Needlework, Original Models, Photography, Poster Design, Shirt Design, Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Spelling, Vocabulary

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

Upcoming

Feb. 8, 2019
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. 8, 2019
Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due

Feb. 15, 2019:
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, 2018
Fall Teacher Grant applications due

Feb. 23, 2019
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 8, 2019
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 30, 2019
Spring Teacher Grant applications due

February 29, 2020
Texas State German Contest 2020

Contact Us

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

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