The University Interscholastic League exists to provide educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests. The UIL was created by The University of Texas at Austin in 1910 and has grown into the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world.
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UIL NOW provides updates about events and information from around the UIL. From the first day of practice to the state championship, UIL NOW will keep you up to date on UIL information. New videos are posted bi-weekly and include new segments like UIL Flashback, Activity Spotlight and Coaches Corner.
The mission and performance of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) are currently being reviewed by the Legislature as required under the Texas Sunset Act. In 2013, the Legislature provided for the Sunset Commission, composed of legislators and public members, to review UIL, but unlike other state agencies undergoing Sunset review, it is not subject to abolishment under the Sunset Act.
General public ticket sales for the 2015 UIL Basketball State Championships will be postponed briefly while the UIL considers options for the dates and locations of the boys and girls basketball state championships. The UIL is considering the best possible solution to the difficulties with availability and affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events, as well as other event-related issues, and will be making a decision as soon as possible. The League wants to provide the best state championship experience for student-athletes, coaches and fans involved in these tournaments. Once a final decision has been made, it will be communicated via the UIL website.
State finalists have been announced for Focus: The UIL Young Filmmakers Festival.
State semifinal qualifiers have been announced for Focus: The UIL Young Filmmakers Festival. 126 films were selected in the categories of animation, documentary and narrative. State final qualifiers will be announced March 28.