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UIL Academic State Events Postponed Due to COVID-19

Media Contact: Julia Atkins
Phone: 512-471-5883

Date: Mar 12, 2020
Category: AcademicsGeneral Information


AUSTIN — Amid growing concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus), the UIL CX Debate State Tournament and the UIL State Robotics FIRST Tech Challenge will be postponed until further notice. Participating schools will be notified directly by UIL with updates as they become available.

“The health and safety of our students and schools is our number one priority,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt, “It is crucial we take every possible precaution to keep participants safe.”

As this is a fluid situation, the UIL will continue to follow the direction of local officials to monitor this situation and will make additional announcements as needed. Please continue to check the UIL website and social media accounts for further updates.

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