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April 29, 2020
Music Sight-Reading Instruction Period Information Announced

Sight-Reading Instruction Pilot Information

April 24, 2020

Join us for the UIL Academics At-Home Experience. Participation is voluntary. This is not an official competition and will not lead to official awards or points. The goal is to provide your students an opportunity to test their knowledge and skills in our contest events that are aligned with their courses of study.

April 18, 2020
UIL Essay Contests Finalists Announced!

Click here for a list of the essay competition finalists and congratulations to all who entered!

April 17, 2020

We appreciate all efforts that are being put forth to create learning opportunities in the current situation. New information regarding the remainder of the UIL academic year can be found here.

April 13, 2020
State Judging Underway for the UIL Theatrical Design State Contest

Over 700 Theatrical Design entries were submitted by the February 8 deadline. The State Qualifiers were announced in March.

Online Awards Ceremony and the 2020-2021 Theatrical Design Play Announcement will take place on May 4!

Check back for more details to be announced on the UIL Theatre website.

Congratulations to all Theatrical Design Participants for their outstanding work this year!

April 06, 2020
Online Teaching Resources

Online Teaching Resources

National Federation of State High School Associations ( NFHS)

Copyright Guidance:

Understanding Copyright and Compliance Course (FREE):

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

Resources for Creating Online Learning:

Click to Teach/Click to Learn:

Additional Online Resources

Support for Freelance Artists: 

Texas Educational Theatre Association:

Texas Thespians:

Kennedy Center Theatre Resources:

The Folger Shakespeare Library

March 24, 2020
UIL Essay Contests

Judging for the Essay Contests is in progress! Finalists and their coaches will be notified the week of April 20th, and a finalist list will also be available here.

March 23, 2020
Update: Remote Learning/Coaching/Directing

March 23, 2020

During statewide school suspension, remote learning/coaching of UIL activities is allowed through electronic, video or teleconferencing type methods. Schools shall limit instruction for UIL activities to a maximum of eight hours per week per activity, in addition to a maximum of sixty minutes per day Monday through Friday.

March 19, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Athletic Contests

Amid growing concerns over COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the UIL state events have been suspended. 

More information on Athletic contests can be found here.


March 19, 2020

New information regarding UIL activities and COVID-19 have been updated. The academic staff will communicate dates for specific events as they become available. Thank you for your patience as we work to navigate this ever-changing and unprecedented situation to determine the best course of action for our remaining 2019-2020 activities. Please refer to for the latest information.

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