FAMILY STEIN CLUB

We have put together a unique stein club that brings the entire family together. Our stein club uses the commemorative Seymour Oktoberfest steins, from its very first year in 1973 through today. Check out all the details below to see if your family can join the club!

 

MEMBERS

1973
Stuckwisch
1978
Schafstall
1983
Mellencamp
1988
Rouse
1993
Craig
1998
King
2003
Henley
2008
Vondielingen
2013
Copeland
2018
Hendrix
1974
Ruddick
1979
Joray
1984
Claycamp
1989
Rucker
1994
Nienaber
1999
Schroer
2004
Lemon
2009
Stahl
2014
Jensen
2019
Cupp
1975
Rust
1980
Eckelman
1985
Searcy
1990
Prince
1995
McKain
2000
Goodwin
2005
Sunbury
2010
Sibert
2015
Otte
2020
Pardieck
1976
Schryer
1981
Reutter
1986
Hill
1991
Tangman
1996
Wischmeier
2001
Weimer
2006
Newkirk
2011
Eggers
2016
Meyers
1977
Schnitker
1982
Osterman
1987
Kiste
1992
Beickman
1997
Fugett
2002
Spurgeon
2007
Clark
2012
Storey
2017
Eckerty
 

RULES & BENEFITS

Stein Club Family
  1. "Family" is any adult over 21 years of age whose state driver's license or passport has the assigned family name

  2. 1 official Seymour Oktoberfest stein for each year the Seymour Oktoberfest has been held, 1973 through present day

  3. 1 family name per stein & 1 stein per family name

Stein Master
  1. Annual auction between family members will determine each family's Stein Master for the following year

  2. Annual auction to be held the Wednesday before Seymour's Oktoberfest

  3. Bidders from the family must be present to participate in annual auction. If no family members are present at auction, the $1 minimum bid goes to Dues Master

  4. A schedule of 5 minute time slots for each family will be listed on Schwätzer's website

  5. Winning bidder from each family will become the family Stein Master for the following year

  6. Stein Master must pay immediately upon winning the auction or risk losing their position to the next highest bidder

Dues Master
  1. Dues Master collects dues from the family and ensures on time payment to Schwätzer's

  2. Each family name's associated stein year to be selected by the Dues Master

  3. Votes for seasonal stein club tap of choice to be cast by the Dues Master

Club Membership
  1. New family dues of $100, per family, to be paid at least 2 weeks before annual auction

  2. Family renewal dues of $100, per family, to be paid each year at least 1 month before annual auction

  3. $100 annual dues only reserve member benefits: the stein stays with and belongs to Schwätzer's

  4. Breaking a stein will pause the family's membership until an exact replacement is found by the family

  5. Failure to replace a stein will result in the stein membership being resold to another family at next annual auction

Family Benefits
  1. Stein refills are $5 and include any beer in inventory or on draft

  2. Every third stein refill free - regardless of who purchased previous refills

  3. Early access to Schwätzer's announcements

  4. Family name listed on the stein club leaderboard next to Stein Master & Dues Master name

Stein Master Benefits
  1. Only the Stein Master can plunder* their family stein from another family member

  2. First access to table reservations at Schwätzer's for Seymour's Oktoberfest, based on stein year

  3. Stein Master name listed on the stein club leaderboard next to family name

  4. Opportunity to join the stein club annual trip to Germany's Oktoberfest, with 1 guest of choice

 

*take priority over another patron with the same family name at the same time of patronage, possibly in order to redeem a free beer.

 

HOW TO JOIN

Want to join the Stein Club?

 

We are currently all sold out, but shoot a note to schwatzers@gmail.com, and we’ll add you to our wait list. $100 will secure your reservation and the first year's membership fee. A new stein is added every year, so there will always be a spot just around the corner...

Contact

Schwätzer’s German Restaurant

113 Indianapolis Ave

Seymour, IN 47274

 

schwatzers@gmail.com

(812) 682-0007

Hours

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