Handbooks & Manuals for Academic Contests
CONTEST HANDBOOKS & MANUALS
The UIL publishes manuals and handbooks as free downloads to provide guidelines for each UIL academic contest. Handbooks are intended for contestants, coaches and contest directors. All participants should be familiar with the contents. Most are updated every year or substantially revised every few years as needed.
Handbooks will be updated for 2022
Robotics Handbook 2022-2023 coming soon
Theatre & Film
Handbook for One-Act Play 26th Edition (amended)
Young Filmmakers Guide 2019-20, addendum coming soon
Speech & Debate
2022-2023 New Coach Manual
2022-2023 Congress Handbook
2022-2023 CX Debate Handbook
2022-2023 Informative & Persuasive Speaking Handbook
2022-2023 Lincoln-Douglas Debate Handbook
2022-2023 Prose & Poetry Handbook
Register as a UIL A+ coordinator and receive the 2022-23 handbook.
Manuals for High School
2022-2023 Regional Academic Meet Director's Manual
High School Academics
If you are your campus high school academic coordinator and have not yet registered, please do so here. This is an annual submission.