Bundesliga Total!




FC Bayern München, Borussia Dortmund, FC Schalke 04 - soccer fans all over the world know these clubs. German students from around the United States have the unique opportunity to see the stars of these teams live in action!

In our contest "Bundesliga Total!" we're looking for the German program with the greatest experts of the Bundesliga, the world's coolest league. And we're sure in your German class there are quite a few pros!

Watch the video with the highlights of the "Match of the Month." Answer a few questions, predict the outcome of Bundesliga games, and you will appear on top of our standings! Bayern München, Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 will invite two members of the top teams to our Bundesliga Festivals which will take place in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington D.C in March 2019. Here the students can demonstrate their soccer knowledge in a variety of contests and win awesome prizes.

The grand prize is a dream vacation! In April 2019 the winners will cheer on Bayern, BVB und Schalke 04 in some of the noisiest arenas in the world!

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The teams of the 2018/2019 season
Official rules
Hall of Fame

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The teams of the 2018/2019 season

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RANK TEAM SCORE
1 Short Pump Schlangen                         
Henrico, Virginia
79
2 Borussia Brockway
Brockway, Pennsylvania
76
2 VfL Fox Chapel 61                                
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
76
2 Dynamo Springdale
Springdale, Pennsylvania
76
5 Matawan Magier                            
Matawan, New Jersey
74
5 Die Titanen von Wallingford
Wallingford, Connecticut
74
5 Camp Hill Löwen
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
74
8 Massapequa Deutsch-Chiefs
Massapequa, New York
72
8 NC Gummibärchen
Cary, North Carolina
72
10 Conval NH Faultiere
Peterborough, New Hampshire
69
10 Sportverein Mars
Mars, Pennsylvania
69
10 Hopewell Bulldoggen              
Pennington, New Jersey
69
13 Borussia Lebanon
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
68
13 Williamsville Deutschländer
Williamsville, New York
68
15 FC Pinkerton Astronauten
Derry, New Hampshire
67
16 SpVgg Südforsyth Adler
Cumming, Georgia 
66
16 Krasskickers
Delhi, New York
66
16 BVB Bärenmarder                         
Marietta, Georgia 
66
16 Cony Schafböcke
Augusta, Maine
66
20 Wikinger Blitz Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina 
65
21 FC Hibriten
Lenoir, North Carolina
63
22 Eintracht Bethel Park
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
62
23 FC Mahopac
Mahopac, New York
61
23 FC Vergennes
Vergennes, Vermont
61
23 Hempfield Ritter
Landisville, Pennsylvania
61
26 South Yarmouth Sandfliegen
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
60
27 Tore R Us
Marietta, Georgia 
57
28 Bolton Bären
Bolton, Massachusetts
56
28 Cherry Hill Spaßvögel
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
56
30 FC Shady Quatsch
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
50

© Stuart Franklin/Bundesliga Bundesliga Total! – Mitte



RANK TEAM SCORE
1 Marshall Welse
Marshall, Illinois
82
2 Mega-Mamba Brookfield
Brookfield, Wisconsin
81
3 Lee's Summit Tiger
Lee's Summit, Missouri
79
4 Leslie Löwen
Leslie, Michigan 
75
5 FC Gelbe Enten
Canfield, Ohio
72
5 Supergeil FC
Eureka, Missouri
72
5 1. FC Lokomotive Fishers
Fishers, Indiana
72
5 Chicago Glückskinder
Chicago, Illinois
72
9 FC Clarkston
Clarkston, Michigan
71
9 Team Quaker Oats
Tipton, Indiana
71
11 FC Cathedral                           
Indianapolis, Indiana
70
12 Adler Columbia
Columbia, Illinois
69
12 VfL Naperville 70
Naperville, Illinois
69
12 FC 1818 Edwardsville                   
Edwardsville, Illinois
69
15 Gretna Drachen
Gretna, Nebraska
68
15 St. Louis Russelbande
St. Louis, Missouri
68
17 SV Bellmont 67
Decatur, Indiana
66
17 Hortonville Eisbären                              
Hortonville, Wisconsin
66
19 Der lila Geist
Bowling Green, Kentucky
65
20 Schönstadt FC
Belleville, Illinois
63
21 Eher Okies
Norman, Oklahoma 
62
21 Box Elder Berglöwen
Box Elder, South Dakota
62
23 FFC Blau-Gold Carmel
Carmel, Indiana
61
24 Tintenfisch 17
Brownsburg, Indiana
60
25 Hinsdale South Hornissen               
Darien, Illinois
59
25 Marquette Wildpferde            
Chesterfield, Missouri
59
27 Die Waschbären                         
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
58
27 FC Sequoit Rhabarberbarbar        
Antioch, Illinois 
58
29 Ann Arbor Eichhörnchen
Ann Arbor, Michigan
56
29 Metamora Marder                       
Metamora, Illinois
56

© Johannes Simon - Bundesliga Bundesliga Total! – West



RANK TEAM SCORE
1 Cascade Bären
Everett, Washington
78
2 Warren Krieger
San Antonio, Texas
77
3 FC FOCO Deutsche Lambkins
Fort Collins, Colorado
76
4 Lancers
Orange, California
75
5 Walla Walla Weintrauben
Walla Walla, Washington 
73
6 Thunder Basin Blitze
Gillette, Wyoming
72
6 Deutsche Bären
Pleasant Hill, California
72
6 Katy Zypressenseen Spartaner               
Katy, Texas
72
9 Cy-Ridge German Rams
Houston, Texas
71
10 Aloha Löwen
Aloha, Oregon
70
10 Alemannia San Diego                           
San Diego, California
70
12 FF914                                                
Castro Valley, California
69
12 Fußball Falken
Oakley, California 
69
14 Lake Stevens Wikinger
Lake Stevens, Washington
68
14 Westwood Bellatores                       
Austin, Texas
68
16 Delta Hasen
Delta, Utah
67
16 FC Sauerkraut
Orangevale, California
67
18 Yorba Linda Rennpferde
Yorba Linda, California
66,5
19 FC Deutsch Broncos
San Antonio, Texas
65
19 La Cañada Giganten
La Cañada, California
65
21 Shining Mountain Löwen
Boulder, Colorado
64
21 Mia San Mia
Pleasant Hill, California
64
23 SC American Fork Knoblauch             
American Fork, Utah
63.5
24 FC Messi
San Diego, California
62
25 Morton Ranch Eigenbrötler
Katy, Texas 
61
26 Claremont FC Wölfe
Claremont, California
60
27 Cy-Fair Mächtige Eichen
Cypress, Texas 
59
28 Chandler Raketen
Chandler, Arizona
57
29 FC Palo Altor
Palo Alto, California
47
30 Streber-Zerstörer
Vista, California
45


With the generous support of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga and Deutsche Welle (DW).
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Official Rules

1. Length of Contest
The “Bundesliga Total!” contest runs from October 3rd 2018 to May 20th 2019.

2. Eligibility
High school and middle school students enrolled in a German program in the United States are eligible to participate. Parental consent is required for minors to participate in the contest. These students form teams at their respective schools. The number of team members is unlimited. A school can sign up only one team.
Persons and teams that
(i) provide false information regarding their personal data or
(ii) make unlawful statements or statements contradicting the competition rules or
(iii) manipulate or otherwise misuse electronic devices created for the competition
are excluded from eligibility to participate.

3. How to Enter
Teams sign up by sending an e-mail to stepintogerman@sanfrancisco.goethe.org

4. Selection of Winners
The participating teams will be divided into three regions: West, Central and East. From October 2018 through February 2019 the teams will answer questions based on the “Match of the Month” video and predict the scores of Bundesliga matches. The teams will receive points for all correct answers. After each round, the standings will be posted on the Step into German website.

Two participants from each of the ten teams with the highest point total qualify to attend the “Bundesliga Festival” of their region (West: San Francisco, Central: Chicago, East: Washington D.C.). Should two or more teams end up with the same point total a tie-breaker (TBA) will be used (details will be released on January 20th, 2019). The teams will receive financial support for their travel expenses to the “Bundesliga Festivals” which will take place on a weekend in March 2019.

At the “Bundesliga Festivals” the two members of the qualified teams will compete in various Bundesliga-related activities. The winning team of each “Bundesliga Festival” will be the grand prize winners.

5. Prizes
All teams participating at a “Bundesliga Festival” will receive Bundesliga team jerseys and other soccer-related prizes.
The winners of the “Bundesliga Festival” competitions will win a trip to Germany where they will attend a Bundesliga match in Munich, Dortmund or Gelsenkirchen in April 2019. The winners travel at their own risk.

6. Liability
The Goethe-Institut will not assume any liability of any kind for the loss or incompleteness of the data transmitted by the participant, unless the loss or incompleteness of the data is a result of intentional or grossly negligent behavior on the part of the Goethe-Institut or its staff. This will also apply to the publication of information by third parties on account of technical errors in the transmission of data and/or unauthorized access.

If the Goethe-Institut is liable to pay damages, the following disclaimers of liability and limitations of liability are applicable, without prejudice to other conditions of entitlement.

The Goethe-Institut assumes unlimited liability for damages arising from willful intent or gross negligence.

In addition, the Goethe-Institut assumes liability for slightly negligent breaches of essential contractual duty, the violation of which jeopardizes the fulfilment of the purpose of the contract, or for breaches of contractual duty, the fulfilment of which allows the proper execution of the contest and on the observation of which the contracting party can regularly rely. In this case however the Goethe-Institut liability is limited to the compensation of foreseeable, typically occurring damages. The Goethe-Institut assumes no liability for the slightly negligent breach of duties other than those mentioned above.

The aforementioned limitations of liability are not applicable in the case of injury to life, limb or health, after the provision of a guarantee of product quality and if an injury arises from malicious concealment of a product defect. The Goethe-Institut’s liability as determined by product liability law remains unaffected.

Insofar as the liability of the Goethe-Institut is ruled out or limited, this also applies to the personal liability of employees, representatives or vicarious agents of the Goethe-Institut.

7. Data Protection
The Goethe-Institut complies with statutory data protection regulations. Participants agree to the storage, processing, and sharing by the Goethe-Institut of the data they supply in the context of participating in the competition. Data will not be disclosed to third parties for other purposes. Participants are free at any time to retrieve information concerning which of their data the Goethe-Institut has stored.

8. Withdrawal
Participants may at any time revoke their consent to such data being stored and consequently withdraw their participation in the competition. The relevant address for such purposes is:

Goethe-Institut San Francisco, 530 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
94108-3623, Attn: „Bundesliga Total!“.

By participating, participants expressly agree to these Official Rules. Participation in the competition is not dependent on the purchase of goods or utilization of services.

9. Premature termination of competition
The Goethe-Institut would like to point out that the availability and functioning of the contest cannot be guaranteed. The contest can be terminated or removed due to external circumstances without giving rise to claims by the participants against the Goethe-Institut. This applies for organizational or technical reasons (e.g. viruses on the computer system, manipulation or errors in the hardware and/or software) or rule changes etc.

The Goethe-Institut is entitled to terminate the competition prematurely at any time (during the competition period) without notification and without stating a reason.

10. Final provisions
Recourse to legal action regarding the execution of the contest and its results is excluded.

The realization of the competition and the privity of contract between the involved persons comply exclusively with the law of the Federal Republic of Germany, independently from the geographical location of participants in the contest. Towards consumers, this choice of law only applies insofar, as they are not dispossessed of the protection which is being granted towards them by the mandatory consumer protection rules that are in effect where the consumer has her/his main residence.

In the event that any of these individual provisions are or become invalid or unenforceable, the validity of the other provisions remains unaffected.



Hall of Fame





Champions 2018: Tintenfisch 17 – Brownsburg High School – Brownsburg, Indiana
© Rob Langhammer

Champions 2017: New Hampshire Faultiere – ConVal Regional High School – Peterborough, New Hampshire
© Cindi Hodgdon

Honorable Mention: Cascade Bären – Cascade High School – Everett, Washington
© Ryan Wolk

Champions 2016: BVB Bärenmarder - The Walker School - Marietta, Georgia
© Bill Morgan

Honorable Mention: Eintracht Bethel - Bethel Park HS - Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
© Christopher Tobias

Honorable Mention: FC Illinois Chicago - German International School - Chicago, Illinois
© Katharina Koch

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