February 24, 2024
Texas State University, San Marcos


Where to eat at STATE…..

Nearest to the Quad: (NW of the CENT building; cross Sessom at traffic light, on the corner of Sessom & North LBJ):
Dos Gatos Kolaches Bakery

Mochas & Javas (gourmet sandwiches, coffee)
Pie Society (gourmet pizza by the slice or pie)
Umami Sushi
Toro Ramen and Poke Barn
Frozen Cave (Frozen Yogurt)
Shai Yo Thai

Next to or near San Marcos Center:
Double Dave’s Pizza
Grins (burgers, sandwiches, fajitas)
Taiwan Bowl
Don Japanese Kitchen

Red Bus Food Park: (corner of LBJ and Chestnut, 801 Chestnut St)
Papi Grande (street tacos)
Weh (Asian fusion – Filipino, Korean, Hawaiian)
Chunk Deuce BBQ & Shaved Ice
Quick Fix Cuisine (curry, tikka masala, arroz con pollo)
Meera’s Kitchen (fried rice, dumplings, quesadillas)
Darrel’s Board (gourmet sandwiches and fresh soups)
Marty’s Kitchen (burgers, loaded fries, chicken)
Ruger’s Cajun Haus & Smoke Shake (Cajun & Creole BBQ)

East of Campus, at headwaters of San Marcos River at Sessom:
Kerbey Lane

South of Campus, just down the hill and close:
The Halal Project (gyros, falafel, shawarma)
KAsian Garden (Chinese & Cajun)
The Native Blends (waffles, shakes)
Alvin Ord’s Sandwich Shop
Icy Rolls (ice cream)

Smoothie Warriors
Gil’s Burgers
Fat Shack (burgers, Philly cheesesteaks, wings)

Torchy’s Tacos
K-BOP (Korean)
Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

Jack in the Box
Taco Bell
Which Wich
Italian Garden
Smoothie King
Hangry Joe’s San Marcos Hot Chicken
Bobcat Quickie (cheap, quick Tex-Mex)



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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