News and Updates
What's new for 2018
Tips for Pair Discussion
Arrival at Heights High School
Plays will be performed at Houstonfest
Scholarships at State
Daily log of changes to
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019: Regular deadline to submit registration
spreadsheet in order to pay regular price of $10/student (payment does not have
to be mailed until 1/25).
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019: Final deadline to submit registration spreadsheet
for late price of $12/student and deadline to postmark payment.
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019:
Proof sheet of entries sent to teachers for final
verification and changes.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019:
Research Papers due
by 11:59 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019,
8:00 p.m.: Deadline to submit changes (adds,
drops, substitutions). After this point, no more additions or
substitutions will be allowed in individual events. Substitutions in group events may continue in emergency situations.
Thur., Jan. 31, 2019:
Videos due to
Mark Johnson by 6:00 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019:
Feb. x, 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. x, 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
Feb. x, 2019: Entries for promotional video contest due to State director Jennifer Christianson
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019:
Texas State German
Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos.
Sat., Mar. 2, 2019:
Mar. x, 2019:
Scholarship applications due.
Tue., April 30, 2019:
Teacher Grant applications due.
Director (since fall 2007):
Shortly before each contest, I give out my cell phone number to the teachers who have registered.
In the meantime, contact me by e-mail. I am usually very prompt in
responding to e-mail.
Use this address for
all written correspondence:
2507 Slippery Rock Dr.
Sugar Land, TX 77498-1909
Houstonfest Steering Committee
Amanda Belk, Katy
Laura Dunn*, The
Seth Hulse, Travis
Mark Johnson*, Heights
Heidi Kirby*, Cinco Ranch
Jürgen Müller, retired
Trina Powers, The Woodlands
Michael Rossow, Bellaire
Yvonne Thomas, Tomball Memorial
* also on State Steering Committee
When is the next Houstonfest?
February 2, 2019
Heights High School
413 E. 13th Street
Houston, TX 77008
Link to Texas
State German Contest