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October 18, 2021
2021 October Legislative Council Meeting

October 17-18, 2021
The 81st annual meeting of the Legislative Council of the University Interscholastic League was held on October 17 & 18, 2021 at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown. The Sunday Public Forum and Monday General Session were live streamed courtesy of the NFHS Network.

Legislative Council General Session Packet

Meeting Schedule:

October 17th:
8AM - Legislative Council Public Forum – Live StreamAgenda
-Academic Standing Committee – Agenda
-Music Standing Committee – Agenda
-Athletics Standing Committee – Agenda
10:30AM - Policy Standing Committee – Agenda

October 18th:
9AM - Legislative Council General Session - Live Stream | Agenda

September 17, 2021
UIL Announces Hurricane/Tropical Storm Nicholas Marching Band Practice Waiver

Hurricane/Tropical Storm Nicholas Marching Band Practice Waiver

September 16, 2021
September Academic Enews

Check out the latest Academic Newsletter which includes information on the fall Student Activities Conferences (both in-person and virtual) and other academic deadlines.

September 13, 2021
Concert and Sight-Reading Adjustments Extended

The following concert and sight-reading adjustments from the 2020-21 school year have been extended through the 2021-22 school year.

  • The requirement for a school to enter a varsity music ensemble when participating in concert and sight-reading evaluation for the 2021-22 school year has been waived. When completing the registration process with the music region, each school may declare the status – varsity, non-varsity, or sub-non-varsity - of each band, choir, and orchestra ensemble that participates in concert and sight-reading evaluation.

  • For the 2021-22 school year the prescribed music list requirements and sight-reading levels have been adjusted.  The resulting sight-reading levels and associated time structures may be found here.

  • Band Sight-Reading .5 Criteria

  • Orchestra Sight Reading .5 Criteria

August 18, 2021
2022- OAP Clinic/Festival Study

As part of a study to determine the future of UIL one act play festivals/critiques, we will extend the following modifications for the coming school year ( 2021-2022).  

The minimum number of schools at a host site is not required. 

A school may bring a critic to their home campus. 

A school’s session may not exceed more than 2 hours this includes the performance of the contest entry and critique. 

All participating schools MUST submit a Festival/Clinic Form to state office that includes name of school and clinician’s name. Form will be found on the UIL Resources and Forms page. (coming soon)

August 18, 2021
August Academic Enews

Check out the latest enewsletter.  It has information specific to academic coordinators, student activities conferences and deadlines.

August 18, 2021
UIL Study on Critiques 2021-2022

Critiques in UIL One-Act Play for 2021-2022  As part of an official study to determine the future of scheduling critiques, additional options will be available at early levels of competition, Zone, District and Bi-District ONLY, this contest year. 

July 14, 2021
2021-2022 Updates

UIL is providing information related to rule changes and guidelines for the 2021-2022 school year.

Topics Include:

  • Rule Changes
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Football Telecast Information
  • HB547 Homeschool Participation
  • NIL Information
  • SB1697
  • School Week Exception for Varsity District Contests

  2021-2022 Updates

June 09, 2021
2021 June Legislative Council Meeting

June 15, 2021
The June UIL Legislative Council meeting will be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin. The Public Forum and afternoon General Session will be live streamed courtesy of NFHS.

Legislative Council General Session Packet

Spring 2021 Superintendent Survey

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, June 15

8:00 am – Legislative Council Public Forum – Live StreamAgenda
9:45 am – Academic Standing Committee – Agenda
9:45 am – Music Standing Committee – Agenda
9:45 am – Athletics Standing Committee – Agenda
10:30 am – Policy Standing Committee – Agenda
1:30 pm – Legislative Council General Session - Live StreamAgenda

June 05, 2021
4A Final Softball Game Delayed Due to Inclement Weather

Update: The 4A Final between Liberty & Corpus Christi Calallen will resume at 2:45pm.

Due to thunderstorms in the Austin area, the 4A softball Final between Liberty and Corpus Christi Calallen has been temporarily suspended until the weather no longer poses a threat to the area. Updates on game resumption will be posted on the Spectator Information page and UIL social media channels.

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