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UIL and MaxPreps.com Sign Multi-Year Agreement

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Date: Apr 08, 2013
Category: AthleticsGeneral Information


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TX— The University Interscholastic League and MaxPreps.com have signed an agreement for the next three years. The agreement will enable UIL to present high school sports information on a customized platform.

During the spring semester, UILTexas.org will begin using MaxPreps technology to complete softball and baseball playoff brackets. For the 2013-2014 school year, the UIL Texas Scoreboard will launch on the UIL website. The UIL Texas Scoreboard, powered by MaxPreps, will give teams a central location for reporting all box score information and will be used for UIL state championship brackets, UIL statistical leaderboards and the UIL state records.

“We are pleased to partner with MaxPreps and utilize the technology available to us,” said Dr. Mark Cousins, UIL Director of Athletics. “The agreement between UIL and MaxPreps will help streamline information submission for our member schools, and provide more information for our fans and student-athletes.”

MaxPreps.com, one of the nation’s most visited sites for high school sports information and results, was created in 2002. MaxPreps.com has successfully partnered with several other state athletic associations.

"MaxPreps has worked hard for the past ten years developing solutions for schools, teams, and coaches.  We are thrilled to now be tasked with powering the Texas UIL Scoreboard”, said Andy Beal, President and Founder of MaxPreps.  “It is no secret that high school sports in Texas are extraordinary. The state has amazing student-athletes, committed coaches and athletic administrators, tremendous fan and community interest and the leadership of the UIL.” 

The University Interscholastic League was created by the University of Texas at Austin to provide leadership and guidance to public school debate and athletic teachers.  Since 1910 the UIL has grown into the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world. 

Founded in August 2002, MaxPreps.com is headquartered in Cameron Park, California and is a unit of CBS Interactive. For more information about MaxPreps.com and for the latest high school sports news, scores, and expert analysis, please visit maxpreps.com. More information about CBS and its businesses is available at www.cbscorporation.com.

For more information about how this agreement will impact how UIL athletics information is presented and submitted please go to www.uiltexas.org/athletics/uil-maxpreps.

MaxPreps.com Contact: Annie Rohrs 646.472.3961.  annie.rohrs@cbsinteractive.com

 

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