Recent Athletics Site News & Updates
UIL Announces Sponsor Excellence Award Winners
The University Interscholastic League is proud to recognize 16 of the top UIL sponsors in Texas as the 2012 UIL Sponsor Excellence Award winners.
FOX Sports Southwest’s telecast of Saturday’s UIL 5A Division I championship from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington at 8:00 p.m. CT between Allen and Houston Lamar will be the first ever high school game to incorporate a Skycam.
Radio stations that would like to broadcast Texas high school football playoff games for teams in conferences 3A-5A, in the quarterfinals, semifinals or finals, must contact IMG. IMG is the exclusive radio broadcast rights holder of 2012 UIL high school football playoffs.
The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council recently passed an amendment to the UIL Constitution and Contest Rules that alters the policy regarding broadcasting and telecasting UIL events.
On October 22, 2012, the Standing Committees on Academics, Music, Athletics and Policy met in regular session at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Based on items considered, the Legislative Council passed the following proposals, if approved by the Commissioner of Education, to be effective August 1, 2013, unless noted otherwise.
Football State Championships Tickets are on Sale
Tickets for the 2012 UIL Football State Championships at Cowboys Stadium are now on sale via Ticketmaster. Tickets for the 1A 6-Man Football Championship games at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene will be available for purchase at the stadium the day of the games.
The 2012 UIL Conference 1A-5A football state championships will be held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, the UIL announced Tuesday. The Conference 1A 6-man Division I and Division II football state championships will be held at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene.
Proposed rule changes to be considered by the Legislative Council at its October 21-22 meeting have been posted. These proposals listed were considered by the UIL Legislative Council Standing Committees in June, 2012, and will be considered by the full Council at next month's meeting.
NFHS Baseball Bat Decertification
The National Federation of State High School Associations has decertified the 32-inch Reebok Vector TLS non-wood baseball bat. Please direct any questions to the UIL Athletics department