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Region Mariachi Contest

Region Mariachi Contest Information

Region Name Regions Site Date Contest Chair
Hill Country 11,12,18,26,29,32 Southwest HS (San Antonio) Feb. 4, 2023 Rey Meza
Coastal Bend 9,10,13,14,17,19,23,27,33 TBD Jan. 21, 2023 Bill Cason
North Texas 2,3,4,5,8,20,21,24,25,30,31 NorthsideHS (Fort Worth) Jan. 28, 2023 Steve Musser
Rio Grande Valley 15,28 La Joya ISD Performing Arts Center Jan. 21, 2023 Ruben Adame
West Texas 1,6,7,16,22 TBD Jan. 28, 2023 Bruce Beach

Region Contest Completion Deadline: Saturday, February 4, 2023

State Mariachi Festival

The 2023 UIL State Mariachi Festival will be held on Friday, February 24 & Saturday, February 25 at the Seguin HS Performing Arts Center in Seguin, TX. 

State Mariachi Festival Information

Participating schools will receive final festival details upon registering for the event. 


Released on February 14, 2023

Schools will be able to request a session when completing the state festival entry. If demand for a particular session exceeds availability groups will be selected based on random draw. Additionally, all groups will be scheduled in conference order within each session.  

Performance schedules will be posted here approximately 10 days prior to the event, after all groups have qualified. 


Ages 3 and up: $15.00 + fees, per person per session
Ages 2 and under: no admission charge

Tickets Available beginning Monday, February 20, 2023. Online Only : NO CASH SALES
Spectators must have a paid admission for each session.  All sales are final.


Jolesch Enterprises has contracted with UIL to provide photography for the festival. To access the Jolesch Enterprises site for photos of the festival, please click here.

Live Stream

To Be Determined



Authorized UIL Merchandise

Adjudication Rubric

Mariachi Evaluation Rubric




Results & outstanding Performers