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Competitions for Students

Students - News & Competitions

You can find information and links here about opportunities and competitions for students of German


Watch this space!  You have to be in it to win it!




Competition: AGTV Kunst und Poesie

Open to primary students in Years F-6, who are learning German at AGTV member schools.

Artist in Focus in 2018: Gabriele Münter

Ask your teacher about how to enter!

Deadline for entries: Friday, 7th September 2018


Competition: AGTV Werbespot

A competition open to Years 5 to 12 from AGTV member schools.

Task: Produce a 10 to 40 second video on a given topic.

Ask your teacher about the topic and how to enter!

Deadline for entries: Friday, 31st August 2018

View entries from past winners:


Competition: AGTV Song des Jahres

Elements: Write and record an original song in German AND design a CD cover.

Open to all students learning German from AGTV member schools.

Ask your teacher about how to enter!

Deadline for Entries: Friday, 7 Sep 2018

Listen to past entries:


Competition: AGTV Chor des Jahres

Choirs of students from AGTV member schools are invited to enter.

Choirs record a performance of a song in German in any style.

Ask your teacher about it.

Deadline for entries: Friday, 19th October 2018

View entries from past winners:


Competition: AGTV Victorian Poetry Competition Years 4 to 9

Learn and Recite a Poem in German

Each year regional finals are held in AGTV Networks for students from AGTV member schools to select students to represent the network at the State Final in August.

Students compete in one of two sections: DaF or OPEN. Ask your teacher about it!


Goethe Poetry Competition for Years 10 to 12

The competition will be held at the Monash University in 2018. It alternates with the University of Melbourne

The AGTV recommends the competition to all students learning German in Years 10 to 12. Details will be advertised when the university pass them on.


Language Perfect World Championships in May

The annual online international competition to test your skills in vocabulary. All participants receive a certificate. Ask your teacher to register your school.

Education Perfect have donated an AGTV World Championship Cup to be awarded to the AGTV member school with the highest number of points for German.

Since 2015, there is also a special competition for students from AGTV member Primary Schools with special prizes.

This competition is hosted by Education Perfect (formerly Language Perfect), a private company based in New Zealand. The AGTV is an official partner of the competition.



Goethe-Institut School Film Festival: Make a Film in German!

The winning films in each category will automatically be entered in the National Film Festival the following year.

The Goethe-Institut School Film Festival was founded in 2002 and the AGTV has provided continuous sponsorship of prizes in Victoria since its foundation.


SBS National Languages Competition

SBS want to encourage and celebrate a love of learning languages in Australia. It’s a nationwide competition to engage school children and reflect on the cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversity of Australia's multicultural society.

Produce and upload a video (maximum 30 seconds long) describing ‘What learning a language means to you?’ Remember, the video is to be in any language other than English and the more creative the better!

Deadline for entries: Friday 1st September 2017


Tips and Tricks for Movie Making

The Goethe-Institut website has some pointers about making movies and copyright issues related to using music.

Other resources

Free and fee for use music and sounds - please check copyright details!



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