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Hurricane Harvey Waiver

Athletic Eligibility Waiver for Student Athletes Displaced by Hurricane Harvey

The Hurricane Harvey Waiver is available in two formats:

UIL Portal - UIL recommends this method for the fastest response to your waiver applications. You may submit a Hurricane Harvey Waiver here through the UIL/RMA Portal.

PDF - While completing the waiver using the UIL/RMA portal is preferred and will result in the most expeditious response, the Hurricane Harvey Waiver is also available in PDF format: Hurricane Harvey Waiver PDF. Email a copy of the completed form to the UIL and retain a copy for your file. Email: (Or fax 512-471-6589)

DEC members (particularly DEC Chairs) need to ensure they have updated their status within the UIL/RMA Portal to reflect their role as a DEC member.

Instructions to add DEC Chair / DEC Member to an account – Log in to the UIL/RMA Portal, then:

  1. Select the High School (drop down menu at top) of the DEC Chair / Member in question
  2. Select Account in top right of screen
  3. Select Manage / Transfer Account
  4. Select Change / Add Role
  5. Select DEC Chair and / or DEC Member as applicable in the list
  6. Select Finished at the bottom

Information on reclassification and realignment will be released following the UIL Legislative Council meeting, scheduled for October 15th and 16th, 2017.

We would again like to emphasize that for those of you impacted by Hurricane Harvey, the UIL is here to support you through this time of recovery. If you have questions about this or any other UIL questions related to the storm, please feel free to contact the UIL staff at (512) 471-5883. You may email the athletics staff at