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Gaufest Workshops You Don't Want to Miss

Do you know what region different Lederhosen styles are from? Did you know there are different variations of the Zwiefacher dance & music? How much do you really know about Weisswurst? The Education Committee is pleased to share the lineup of workshops at the 29.Gaufest -- you don't want to miss them! Each will be recorded and shared via the Gauverband YouTube page after the Gaufest. Read more below:

 29. Gaufest - 2023

2023 Gauverband Census Survey

Reminder for Vereine to Complete the Gauverband Nordamerika Census by September 1, 2023   deadline extended to Sept. 17!

Gauverband Member Vereine,

Final Schedules for Einzelpreisplatteln; Gruppen Registrations

Here is a link with our finalized Einzelpreisplatteln list and circle schedules. We had a few registration corrections and a few withdrawals since our initial version. This is our final list going into Gaufest.

Sign up for the Apron Workshop at the Gaufest

Sorry -- the class filled up within 2 hours of posting.

Attention all seamstresses!

Are you looking for new apron patterns, smocking ideas, sewing advice, or the chance to make your own apron?  Annamirl Raab & Petra Schadt will be conducting an apron workshop at the Gaufest just for you. Both Annamirl and Petra are well-known and highly regarded Trachten seamstresses in Bavaria. There they have conducted countless sewing seminars related to every aspect of women’s Tracht.  They’re now bringing their knowledge and talent to our Gauverband.

2023 Judges Training Report Available

Below is a link to the report about the May Preisrichter training weekend.

2023 Grads for Next Issue of Gauzeitung

Please email to Diane Meck,, information about your high school, college, trade schools, and other post secondary graduations. Please include: Verein name, student name, institution of graduation, and level (HS diploma, Bachelors, Masters, etc.), future plans (next school or career) and any special honors and a picture (in Tracht if possible). Please reply by June 30 to include in the next issue of the Gauzeitung.


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