Bundesliga Total! 2022/2023

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Once again, we are on the lookout for soccer experts from Canada, the US, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean to join our Bundesliga Total! competition. Build a team and battle your way to the top of your division.

FC Bayern, Borussia Dortmund and VfL are once again in on the game. Great fan memorabilia from these soccer clubs await the winners of Bundesliga Total!  

Bundesliga Total! is a soccer-themed competition offered by the Goethe Institute San Francisco. Young German learners in Canada, the USA, Mexico, Central America or the Caribbean gain knowledge about the Bundesliga (German soccer league) and the German soccer teams while practicing their German language skills.  When you take part in the predicting the outcome of the games and answering questions about the selected Bundesliga game days, you earn points that could help you win the competition. You’ll find all the additional details in the terms and conditions.

Watch the video, answer the questions and guess the results of the Bundesliga matches. That’s how you accumulate points and win the championship yourself. 
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Position Team Score
1 SpVgg Südforsyth Adler 33
2 Die Riesen 29
3 Matawan Magier 29
4 DA Bullenbeiser 28
5 Megacool Mannschaft 26
6 Grover UeberJaguars 25
7 Deutsche Drachen 25
8 FC Tiger 24
9 Die Scheuerlappe 24
10 Cheesemakers 24
11 Delta Hasen 24
12 Erste Stunde Eichhörnchen 24
13 Alcoa TORnadoes 24
14 Central Valley Krieger 22
15 Die Kondore 22
16 Sportverein Mars 22
17 FC Löwen 21
18 Die Wilden Pferde 21
19 Borussia Lebanon 21
20 Eintracht Bethel Park 21
21 Barton Blau 20
22 Cookies and Cream 20
23 FC SGLS 19
24 Hortonville Eisbären 19
25 FC Scioto 19
26 Dynamo Springdale 18
27 Yorba Linda Rennpferde 18
28 Fußball Allstars! 17
29 FC verschwendetes Talent 17
30 Letsgobären 17
31 Conval Faultiere 16
32 FC Wildepräriepferde 16
33 Die Mannschaft 15
34 LS Wikinger 13
35 Die Adler Columbia 13
36 FC Wasil 12
37 FC Zugpferde 11
Position Team Score
1 FC Student Loan Forgiveness 31
2 Fishsticks FC 27
3 FC Hibriten 27
4 FC Gelbe Enten 27
5 Cinco Ranch Pumas 26
6 Die Kreme Team 25
7 RVMustangs 25
8 Die wütenden Eichhörnchen 25
9 Team Deutsch@LHS! 25
10 Wikinger Blitz 24
11 Parkway Chesterfield 24
12 FC Schönstadt 24
13 1. FC Traumteam 24
14 Die Pappnasen 24
15 Die Eselsbrücke 23
16 FC Westwood 23
17 Waynesboro Wombats 22
18 VfL Nordkalifornien 78 22
19 Die Wildkatzen 22
20 MMHS Gold 21
21 Tosa West 21
22 KFC 21
23 Die Donnervögel 21
24 Walla Walla Weintrauben 21
25 1. FC Chartiers Valley 20
26 Shiloh Schiri 20
27 Die boshaften Ziegen 19
28 VfL Naperville 70 19
29 DeFo Deutsch 19
30 Hopewell Bulldoggen 19
31 Hinsdale South Hornissen 19
32 FC Bibertal-Silheim 19
33 Die geschmorten Pilze 19
34 BW Specknoodeln 19
35 Die Schnappis 17
36 FC Peppa Gemeinschaft 14
37 Die Brentwood Adler 11
Position Team Score
1 Los geht’s! 38
2 Team EBGIS 30
3 Olathe West Eulen 27
4 Violetter Tisch 27
5 FC Gunn 27
6 Butler German Club 26
7 Das Wunder von Bowling Green 26
8 EuropaSchule Boys 24
9 FC Vectors Hunde 24
10 Mannschaft Carl 24
11 Messiliebers 22
12 Müsliwiegel 22
13 UAHS 5/7 22
14 Cardinals 21
15 Wolfpack Fußball 21
16 New Prague FC 21
17 Die Fußball-Supermenschen 20
18 Die Teddybärchen 19
19 Die blauen Teufel 19
20 The Dougdelions 19
21 FC Keine Ahnung 19
22 Grizzlybär 18
23 Badewanne Bananen 18
24 FC Spartans 22 18
25 Doener FC 18
26 Eisenholz Krieger 18
27 Radiergummi 17
28 Schnappi vor, noch ein Tor! 17
29 Die Glücksbringer 16
30 O-H-Bande 16
31 Schlegelsbagels 13
32 Sonnenkrieger 13
33 Burr and Burton Bulldogs 13
34 Das Babystein 11

Bundesliga Total! Rounds 2022/2023

1st round: October 27 – November 10, 2022 (Deadline at 11:59PM PST)
2nd round: January 13 – January 27, 2023 (Deadline at at 11:59PM PST)
3rd round: February 10 – February 24, 2023 (Deadline at 11:59PM PST)
4th round: March 17 – March 31, 2023 (Deadline at 11:59PM PDT)
5th round: April 14 – April 28, 2023 (Deadline at 11:59PM PDT)
6th and final round: May 12 – May 26, 2023 (Deadline at 11:59PM PDT)

Please note

Due to the break in the Bundesliga caused by the World Championship, there will only be one round of Bundesliga Total! until the end of this year. As of January 2023, however, we will have one round per month, as usual. 

Additionally, we have extended each round to a 2-week period. We hope this gives you ample time to complete each round, even if a round falls on a holiday. 

Finally, as per your request, we have changed the deadline to be MIDNIGHT the day before a match day starts. Please mark your calendars accordingly. We are unfortunately unable to include any tips handed in past the deadline!


1. Competition

1.1 The Goethe-Institut is holding the competition “Bundesliga Total!” on its website goethe.de/stepintogerman

1.2 Participation is exclusively online and is free of charge for the participants (with the exception of Internet connection charges of the participant).

1.3 The competition will run from October 27, 2022 to May 26, 2023 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time.

2. Participation

2.1 By participating, the participant agrees with these terms and conditions and the application of German law.

2.2 The competition is open to all students who are enrolled in a middle school or high school in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America or the Caribbean at the time of the competition. It is possible to participate as an individual or a member of a team the size of which is not limited. In case of participation as a team all the team members must be enrolled in the German program of a middle school or high school at the time of the contest. A team must name two team representatives. There can only be a maximum of one team per middle school or high school. There is no maximum of team members.

2.3 Participants under the age of 18 ensure that their guardians have consented to their participation.

2.4 Participation in the contest and the chance of winning are not contingent on the purchasing of goods or use of services.

3. Implementation and execution

3.1 Teams should send an email to stepintogerman-sanfrancisco@goethe.de to participate in the contest.

The deadline to register is October 21, 2022 (11:59pm PST).

3.2 The participating teams will be divided into three groups (A, B, C). This is decided via a random selection process. Each group is assigned a team in the Bundesliga. From October 2022 to May, 2023, the teams answer questions about selected match days and guess the results of the Bundesliga matches. The teams receive points for all correctly answered questions. After every round the standings will be published on the Step into German website.

3.3 Upon completion of the competition, the winning team in each group is the team with the highest number of points. Should two teams have the same number of points, the team whose guesses of goal numbers shall be the winner.

3.4 Each winning team decides how to distribute the prizes amongst their own team.

4. Liability

4.1 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.

4.2 Irrespective of other statutory preconditions for the assertion of claims, the following exclusions from and limitations of liability will apply to the Goethe-Institut’s liability to pay compensation for damages as provided for in section 3 of these conditions of participation.

4.3 The Goethe-Institut will have unrestricted liability, provided the cause of the damage is a result of intention or gross negligence.

4.4 Furthermore, the Goethe-Institut will be liable for any slightly negligent failure to comply with material duties where the failure to comply with these duties endangers the achievement of the purpose of this contract, or for any failure to comply with duties where their fulfilment would actually make the orderly conduct of the competition possible in the first place and where the participants would usually expect them to be performed. In this case, however, the Goethe-Institut will only be liable for foreseeable damages typically associated with contracts of this kind. The Goethe-Institut will not be liable for any slightly negligent failure to comply with duties other than those specified in the preceding sentences.

4.5 The limitations of liability set out above will not apply where injury to life, the body and health is suffered, where any defect becomes apparent following the assumption of guarantees for the characteristics of a product and where defects are fraudulently concealed. Liability under the Product Liability Act will remain unaffected.

4.6 In so far as the Goethe-Institut’s liability is excluded or limited, this will also apply to the personal liability of the Goethe-Institut’s employees, representatives and vicarious agents.

5. Data privacy

5.1 The participants allow the Goethe-Institut to handle the personal data submitted to the Goethe-Instut as a part of this competition, as long as it is required for execution of the competition and/or to exercise the usage rights pursuant to section 3, in return for the chance to take part in this competition. Personal data include name, contact details and photos as well as where applicable other personal details that members of the team provide.

5.2 Disseminating the data on a third party for other purposes will not occur. Participants are free at any time to call upon the Goethe-Institut to release the data that it holds.

5.3 Participants and teams can withdraw from the competition at any time. Participants can remove their consent for storage of their data at any time and with that withdraw from the competition. The contact address for this purpose is:

Goethe-Institut San Francisco, 530 Bush Street Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94108-3623, Subject: “Bundesliga Total!“

6. Exclusion from the competition

6.1 Staff of the Goethe-Institut e.V. and their relatives will be excluded from participation in the competition.

6.2 Persons who (i) make untruthful statements about their personal data, (ii) submit content that is illegal or incompatible with these conditions of participation, or (iii) manipulate or otherwise misuse the electronic facilities created for the competition will be excluded.

7. Premature termination of the competition

7.1 The Goethe-Institute wishes to draw attention to the fact that the availability and functioning of the competition cannot be guaranteed. The competition may be terminated or removed due to external circumstances and constraints without this resulting in any claims against the Goethe-Institut being acquired by the participants. This could include organizational or technical problems (e.g. viruses in the computer system, manipulation or errors in the hard and/or software).

7.2 The Goethe-Institut is entitled to cancel the competition at any time without warning and without providing justification.

8. Final Provisions

8.1 Legal recourse is excluded for the execution of the ascertainment of profits .

8.2 The terms and conditions are available in German, Spanish, French and English languages. In case of any discrepancy among the four language versions, the German language version takes precedence.

8.3 Throughout the execution of the competition the associated legal relationship of the participating persons is that with the law of the Federal Republic of Germany, independent of the location from which the participants take part in the competition.

8.4 If any provisions of these terms and conditions of participation are invalid or unenforceable, this will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.

Kindly supported by the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) and Deutsche Welle (DW)

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