Competiton venue: Woldzegarten Mecklenburg-Vorpommern President of the Int. Sperger Society: Klaus Trumpf Patron: Zubin Mehta
Prize winners: 1. Prize: Roman Patkolo - Slovakia 2. Prize: Ioan-Christian Braica - Romania 3. Prize: Ruslan Lutsyk - Ukraine
Jury Members: Alfred Planyavsky - Austria David Walter - USA Lev Rakov - Russia Miloslav Gajdos - Czech Republic Ovidiu Badila - Romania/Germany Paul Erhard - USA Miloslav Jelinek - Czech Republic Karoly Saru - Hungary Radoslav Sasina - Hungary
The members of the jury of the first Sperger Competition planted a chestnut tree in honour of J.M. Sperger in Ludwigslust.
Jury and city representatives - planting the “Sperger Chestnut” in Ludwigslust