Region & Area Information
For the purpose of UIL Music Competition the state is divided into 28 geographical regions. Region alignment is determined based on a combination of geographic and population factors. Each region offers competition in band, choir and orchestra as well as solo and ensemble competition and medium ensemble competition.
For the purpose of advancement to the Area and State Marching Band Contest the regions are grouped into 7 areas for 5A and 6A competition and 5 areas for A, 2A, 3A and 4A competition. Again population and travel are primary considerations in determining area alignment.
General Information and schedules for all region and area contests can be found on the appropriate UIL region websites listed here.