February 24, 2024
Texas State University, San Marcos


Texas State German Contest Invitation 2024

at Texas State University, San Marcos

You are invited to take part in the 42nd annual Texas State German Contest. Every high school German program with qualifiers from their regional contest are invited to participate.

See Native/Advantaged speaker rules.

Registration is due by February 14, 2024. The entry fee is $15.00 per contestant.

The “Early Bird”registration entry fee is $12.00 and the deadline for that is February 92024; this deadline will be strictly followed. “Early Bird” means the registration form must be submitted by 11:59 PM, February 9, 2024.

Please use the Registration Form on this web site. Follow all instructions carefully on the official entry form. Your registration form must be sent to me electronically.  Please do this in a timely manner, so that I will know you are coming and that your check is in the mail.

Each entry fee covers the entrant for as many events as he/she may be qualified for, including both individual and group contests.

Schools that have qualifying groups and/or individuals for the State contest, but decide not to participate in the State Contest, must inform the Director of the Regional contest where their students qualified ON THE DAY OF THE REGIONAL CONTEST. This must also be done on the State Registration Form.

Lists of Qualifiers not attending must be emailed to the Regional Contest Director by or before Feb. 14, 2024!close_line

Make checks payable to: “Texas State German Contests, Inc.”
and send to:
Jennifer Christianson
P.O. Box 2043
Boerne, TX 78006


Feb. 9, 2024
State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $12 per student. Online registrations submitted after this point incur the regular registration fee of $15 per student.

Feb. 14, 2024
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. 17, 2024
Digital Event submissions due by 9:00 a.m.

Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship applications due by 9:00 a.m.

Important Dates

Feb. 24, 2024
Texas State German Contest, 42nd Anniversary, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 10, 2024
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

Anytime during the school year August 1, 2023 - April 30, 2024
Spring Teacher Grant applications due

February 22, 2025
Texas State German Contest 2025

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
Dr. Ewa Siwak & Dr. Valentina Glajar
Dept. of Modern Languages
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666

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