News and Updates


Special Rules and Procedures for the 2021 Remote Contest


Houstonfest Scholarships


Scholarships at State


Teacher-to-Teacher Tips


Tips for Pair Discussion


Photo Gallery 2014


Arrival at Heights High School


Lunch options


Plays will be performed at Houstonfest


Daily log of changes to state-qualifier list



Important Dates


Fri., Jan. 15, 2021:  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).


Mon., Jan. 25, 2021:  Final deadline to submit registration spreadsheet for late price of $12/student and deadline to postmark payment.


Mon., Feb. 1, 2021 Proof sheet of entries sent to teachers for final verification and changes.


Wed., Feb. 3, 2021, 8:00 p.m. Deadline to submit changes (adds, drops, substitutions).  After this point, no more additions or substitutions will be allowed.


Sat., Feb. 6, 2021 Houstonfest (100% remote): some events conducted "live" (online) that day, all others submitted digitally by 9:00 a.m.


Sat., Feb. 13, 2021 Houstonfest online awards ceremony


x., Feb. x, 2021 State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. at $10/student. Also, deadline to apply for the Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship and to submit entries for promotional video contest to State director Jennifer Christianson


Sat., Feb. 27, 2021: Texas State German Contest (100% remote): some events conducted "live" (online) that day, all others submitted digitally by 9:00 a.m.


Sat., Mar. 6, 2021 State online awards ceremony. Also, Houstonfest Scholarship applications due.


Fri., Mar. 12, 2021:  Gail Cope Scholarship applications due.


Fri., April 30, 2021:  Gail Cope Teacher Grant applications due.

Varsity Pass auf! Schedule 2022


Pass auf! will not be offered in 2021, but this page remains here for future use.


This schedule as a Word file







Varsity 1



Varsity 2



Varsity 3



Varsity 4



Varsity 5



Varsity 6



Varsity 7



Varsity 8


12:30 Varsity 9


1:00 Varsity 10 (V10)    
1:30 Varsity 11 (V11)    


When is the next Houstonfest?



February 6, 2021


Where is Houstonfest?


Due to COVID-19, the 2021 contest will be conducted entirely REMOTELY.


Link to Texas State German Contest


Texas State German Contest on Facebook