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Radio Playoff Guidelines

Playoff Radio Broadcast Guidelines

Radio stations broadcasting a post-season event in all conferences in all sports are now required to do the following:

  1. Receive permission from both schools and the venue.
  2. Play the UIL Institutional Spot and UIL Sponsor Spot once during the broadcast, for a total of two commercial minutes. The commercials can be downloaded below.
  3. Fill out the following Radio Playoff Request form prior to the broadcast.
  4. Read the state championship promotional information twice during the broadcast.  

The UIL will not approve or deny radio stations for any post-season games prior to the state championships. A radio station must have permission from both schools and the venue for each game, without this permission the schools or venue can deny a radio station the right to broadcast that game.  

Radio stations will need to submit a media credential request for UIL State Championship Events, and pay the rights fee associated with a live play-by-play broadcast of that sport. Check each event's radio FAQs for more information about radio broadcasts at state championship events. 

UIL Commercials

A radio station is required to play both the UIL Institutional Spot and the UIL Sponsor Spot for a total of two commercial minutes during a live play-by-play broadcast. To download the commercials, click the link below then right clink and click "Save As."

Advertisement Restrictions

Political announcements, cigarettes or other tobacco product, gambling services or venues, sexual services or adult entertainment venues, alcohol and firearms advertisements are prohibited during radio broadcasts of any UIL activities.

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