SpVgg Bayreuth is a German football team in Bayreuth, Bavaria. It was founded in 1921 . It is the most successful football team in Upper Franconia. The club was banned in 1933 by the Nazis but restarted shortly after World War II. SpVgg Bayreuth playes in one of the Fourths Divisions, the Bayernliga. In the season 2005/2006, they played in the Third Division, the Regionalliga.