Feria FSC

Join us for Feria 2025 at Winthrop University for a Spanish and French speaking, writing, and spelling competition for your middle and high school students of all levels!

    Feria FSC is a competition for middle and high school students of Spanish and French in the areas of Timed Writing, Impromptu Speaking, Spelling Bee, and reading (for beginners).

    DiGiorgio Campus Center, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

    Friday, March 7, 2025

    We would love a quick e-mail (feria@winthrop.edu) telling us you are interested.

    Select 16 students! Fill out a registration form. Go to our payment portal to register your team! Registration deadline is January 29, 2025.

     $30 per team and $11 per student (includes on campus lunch).

    Feria (feria@winthrop.edu) or Valerie Jepson (jepsonv@winthrop.edu).

    Students are required to have a 2.O G.P.A. for the grading period preceding the competition passing at least all but one class.


Levels / Categories: Each participant will be placed into one level and one category:

Levels: 1, 2, 3, 4, AP (corresponds to participant's current Spanish class)


(A) Participants who have learned Spanish/French exclusively in the traditional classroom.

(B) Participants with extensive language experience at school (immersion students).

(C) Participants with extensive experience at home or in a Spanish/French-speaking environment (heritage speakers).

(D)Students reared and educated in a Spanish/French-speaking environment (native speakers).


A BIG thanks to the Rex Institute for sponsoring FERIA FSC.


Topics for ALL Competitions!


Impromptu Speaking (Even & Odd Years)           Impromptu Speaking (Even &
Timed Writing Timed Writing
Spelling Bee Spelling Bee
Middle School Topics Middle School Topics


Feria Rubrics

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Registration & Pricing