Guten Tag! German Staatskongress is a yearly event offered to all German students in Indiana. It is designed as a competition, as well as a time for all German students to learn about German culture and share their knowledge of the people and language. Students have the option to prepare various activities/projects to submit for judging, or student may also compete on-site for various prizes and awards. The preparation culminates in a day-long event (Staatskongress) held at Ball State University on a Saturday in February.