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UIL Legislative Council Meeting Results

Media Contact: Logan Lawrence
Phone: 512-471-5883

Date: Oct 18, 2021
Category: Legislative Council


AUSTIN, TX— The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council met Sunday and Monday to make decisions on proposed rule changes in UIL academics, athletics, music and policy.

The Legislative Council passed an amendment to add the athletic plan and structure for the Water Polo pilot program to the UIL Constitution and Contest Rules beginning in the 2022-23 school year. They also approved adding a third conference for Swimming and Diving at the 4A and below level. This would become official for the 2022-23 school year.

The Council also approved an amendment to amend UIL Reclassification and Realignment Policies and Procedures to account for homeschool student participation in enrollment calculations for schools allowing homeschool students to participate in UIL activities.

In academics, the Council passed an amendment to ban the use of physical contact strikes in the One-Act Play competition.

All rule changes approved during this meeting can be found on the UIL website: Click Here

A video recap can be viewed here:

Public Forum: Click Here

General Session: Click here

The Commissioner of Education must approve all rule changes passed by the Legislative Council before they take effect.

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