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Covid-19 Information & Updates

Updated 05/22/20

The UIL building is closed for operations due to the Covid-19 epidemic until further notice. Staff is still available to answer any questions, please see our contact page to find the appropriate department.

 

COVID-19 Summer Strength and Conditioning, Skills Instruction and Marching Band Practices and Rehearsals


UIL schools may, but are not required to, begin Summer Strength and Conditioning, Skills Instruction and Marching Band Practices and Rehearsals on June 8, 2020. The requirements can be found in the Athletics and Music COVID Information pages listed below. UIL will continue to work with state officials and monitor CDC and other federal guidance to determine any potential modifications.
 
COVID-19 Athletics Information
Covid-19 Music Information

 

2020 June UIL Legislative Council Meetings

Announced 05-14-2020

The upcoming UIL Legislative Council meetings will be held via Zoom, and will be live streamed on the UIL YouTube channel as well as the UIL Legislative Council web page. Please note that in order to ensure safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no physical location for this meeting.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, June 16
9 am – Academics Standing Committee
11 am – Music Standing Committee
1 pm – Athletics Standing Committee

Wednesday, June 17
9 am – Policy Standing Committee
11 am – Legislative Council

If you would like to submit a UIL rule change to be considered at the upcoming meetings, please fill out this form by 4pm on Monday, June 8th.  The online rule change form is the only method to submit a proposal for the June Legislative Council meeting, as there will be no in-person presentations available for this meeting.

Submitted written proposals from the public will be posted on Committee agendas here on Tuesday, June 9th.

5/01/20 Legislative Council Meeting Approved Resolution & Amendments


 

UIL Cancels All Remaining Spring Activities and State Championships​

UIL PRESS RELEASE 04/17/2020:

With the announcement from Governor Greg Abbott that all Texas schools are to remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of this school year, and in an effort to help protect the health and safety of Texans, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) is canceling all remaining 2019-2020 spring activities and state championships.
 
“Our staff had been working hard on plans to resume activities this spring, but without schools in session, interscholastic activities cannot continue,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt. “Our highest priority during this challenging time is ensuring the health and safety of our students and communities and making progress in the containment of COVID-19 in Texas. We are now turning our attention to the 2020-2021 school year.”
 
Practices, rehearsals, and workouts remain suspended until further notice. The previously communicated information allowing remote instruction remains in place. The UIL will continue to follow the direction of state authorities and will work closely with member schools to navigate this unprecedented time.
 
“I am grateful to the UIL staff for their leadership and dedication to students,” said UIL Legislative Council Chair Curtis Rhodes. “Together we will get through this and we look forward to the day students are once again able to participate in education-based interscholastic activities.” 
 
Further details will be forthcoming. Please continue to check the UIL website and social media accounts for updates.


Remote Learning/Coaching

During statewide school suspension, remote learning/coaching of UIL activities is allowed through electronic, video or teleconferencing type methods. Schools shall limit instruction for UIL activities to a maximum of eight hours per week per activity, in addition to a maximum of sixty minutes per day Monday through Friday.

For athletic activities that are out of season, schools shall limit remote instruction to a maximum of sixty minutes per day Monday through Friday.

 

Updates to Specific UIL events can be found in their respective sections below:

Athletics

Academics

Music

 

The UIL will continue to provide timely, ongoing updates and is reassessing this ever-changing situation daily. Please continue to  check the  UIL website   and social media accounts for further updates. 


 
“We are urging our member schools and their communities to stay vigilant and take every possible precaution to remain safe and healthy,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt.  “We understand there is a lot of uncertainty during this unprecedented time. Please know UIL leadership is working diligently to adjust to this rapidly evolving situation and will share updates as soon as possible.”
 
As this is a fluid situation, the UIL will continue to follow the direction of state and local officials to monitor this situation and will make additional announcements as needed.