History of Verband Presidents

1957 - Founded and Peter M. Wagner became president
1961 - Christ Herr
1970 - Josef Rickert 
1972 - Theo Junker 
1981 - Adam Medel 
1999 - Leo Mayer 
2009 - Robert Filippi

Dedication Ceremony

 On Monday July 10, 2017 a  dedication ceremony was held on the banks of the Donau  for the new plaque for Donauschwaben from America. The Cleveland Jugendgruppe danced and sang as Father Peter Zillich, Heimatpfarrer, presided over the blessing. Also present at this event was Oberbuergermeister Gunter Czisch of Ulm, Weltdachverband President Stefan Ihas, DS Landesverband Vorsitzender Hans Supritz, President Margot Maurer of Cleveland, and Robert and Elisabeth Filippi from the Landesverband USA. Many local citizens participated in the ceremony. A floral arrangement was placed at the monument honoring deceased members of our worldwide Donauschwaben community by Ava Fabian and Lukas Biondich, assisted by Stefan Ihas and Robert Filippi.

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History of 1st Place Competition Winners

Year, Location, Winner

 1976 - Cleveland - Chicago Donauschwaben

1977 - Detroit - United Donauschwaben of Milwaukee

1981 - Milwaukee - Cleveland Donauschwaben

1987 - Cleveland - Detroit Carpathia Club 1990 - Milwaukee - Akron German Family Club

1993 - Detroit - Cleveland Donauschwaben

1996 - Chicago - Akron German Family Club

1999 - Los Angeles - Akron German Family Club

2002 - Milwaukee - Cleveland Donauschwaben

2005 - Los Angeles - Cleveland Donauschwaben

2008 - Cleveland - American Aid Society of German Descendants

2011 - Mansfield - United Donauschwaben of Milwaukee 2014 - Milwaukee United Donauschwaben of Milwaukee 2017 - Cincinnati United Donauschwaben of Milwaukee

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History of Men's Major Division Championship Finals Winners

Year, Host City, Winner

2021 - Akron - Philadelphia UGH

2020 - Canceled due to covid

2019 - Akron - Milwaukee SC

2018 - Philadelphia - Philadelphia UGH

2017 - Mansfield - Detroit Carpathia

2016 - Chicago - Detroit Carpathia