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March 08, 2022
CX State Meet Judge philosophy booklets now available
March 07, 2022
Spring 2022 Debate Updates

CX Debate State Registration Required In

CX teams advancing to the state meet have been verified by results in the UIL Spring Meet Online System and schools submitted judge and certification forms via the UIL website last month. Because the tournament will be managed on, each school must enter debaters and judges on the Tabroom website in order for your team and judges to receive schematics and ballots during the tournament. If you hired a judge, they must be linked to your school.

Detailed instructions on how to register are posted on the CX Debate State Tournament webpage. Deadline for entering is Wednesday, March 9.

Lincoln Douglas Debate Entry Clarification

In 2020-21, a permanent rule went into effect concerning the number of LD debaters schools may enter. The Constitution states a school may enter 3 individuals in its district meet. However, if there are fewer than a total of 8 LD debaters competing, each school with a full entry may enter a 4th debater at district. This recent rule change now parallels LD Debate with a similar provision that has existed for CX Debate. The Spring Meet Online System was adapted last year to allow for the potential fourth entry, should a district fall under this rule. For clarity, if your district has 8 or more debaters competing, you are allowed to enter 3 contestants.

Additionally, last year a temporary rule waiver was put into place to address the reduction in state qualifiers for CX Debate due to the pandemic, allowing CX district participants who did not advance to the CX State Meet to also enter LD Debate.  CX advancement was not limited this year and this waiver is no longer in place. If a student competed in CX Debate at District 2022, they cannot enter LD Debate this year.

February 28, 2022
Marching Band Rules Advisory Committee February 2022 Survey Results

Survey Results

February 24, 2022
Good luck to all UIL essay contestants!

Finalists for the essay competitions will be notified, and a list will be posted on the UIL essay webpage in early April. 

February 18, 2022
Congratulations to our A+ Academic Chess Puzzle Contestants!

2022 A+ Chess Winners
Congratulations to UIL A+ Academic students who competed in a Chess Puzzle event on February 16!

February 09, 2022
UIL Essay Competition Deadline is One Week Away!

Make sure to submit your essay for the competition by February 16th! 

February 03, 2022
February Academic Enews

Check out the latest Academic Newsletter which includes information on district competition, the academic state meet schedules and other academic deadlines.

February 02, 2022
2022-2024 Reclassification and Realignment

The biennial UIL Reclassification & Realignment for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years is now available. 

Official alignments for all UIL activities are available here. 

January 18, 2022
January 2022 Academic News

Check out the Academic Newsletter released January 7, 2022. To be added to the distribution list, email

January 18, 2022

The entry deadline for the UIL Film contest has been extended to Monday, January 24, 2022 NOON (Central) 

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