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UIL Legislative Council Meeting Results

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

Date: Oct 16, 2023
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 Robotics Education & Competition Foundation (RECF) as a UIL academic competition.

In music, an amendment was passed to increase the number of cumulative hours from 10 to 15 hours that marching bands are permitted to practice fundamentals prior to August 1st.

In athletics, the Council approved an amendment to increase the number of regional qualifiers from two to three for State Spring Tennis.

In policy, the Legislative Council passed an amendment to create varsity eligibility opportunities and extend the timeline for review of UIL Waiver Officer’s decision.

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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