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June 05, 2024
UIL State Baseball Weather Update


Updated Start Times, Location Change (2A Semi - Flatonia & Hawley)

Dell Diamond
11:00 AM: 1A Semifinal - Fayetteville vs. Abbott
3:00 PM: 1A Semifinal - Ira vs. Chester
7:00 PM: 2A Semifinal - Collinsville vs. Centerville

UT Austin's Disch-Falk Field
1:00 PM: 4A Semifinal - Calallen vs. Spring Hill
4:00 PM: 4A Semifinal - Canyon vs. Liberty-Eylau
7:00 PM: 2A Semifinal - Flatonia vs. Hawley

Tickets already purchased for admittance at Dell Diamond will be honored at Disch-Falk Field. Tickets not yet purchased can be purchased here.

May 31, 2024
UIL State Softball Weather Update

(8:30 a.m.) 
Due to inclement weather, the 10:00 a.m. Conference 5A semifinal game between Lake Belton and Melissa has been postponed to 11:00 a.m. at UT Austin's Red & Charline McCombs Field.
The 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. games today will be moved to Georgetown East View High School (300 Patriot Way, Georgetown 78626) and are slated to begin on-time.

We will provide further updates as necessary.

February 01, 2024
2024-2026 Reclassification & Realignment Now Available!

The 2024-2026 Reclassification & Realignment is now available!

Alignments for all events can be found here.

November 09, 2023
Baseball Communication Device Approved

The use of a one-way communication device between a coach in the dugout and a team’s catcher for the purposes of calling pitches will be permitted in UIL high school baseball beginning this upcoming baseball season.  This change to Rules 1-6-2 and 3-2-5 was approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Baseball Rules Committee.


2023-24 baseball rule changes can be found at,

September 12, 2023
Trackwrestling Update

NEW 2023-24 Season - Weekly recording of actual competition weight is required in Trackwrestling to measure compliance with the above rule. Wrestlers must have a Trackwrestling weigh-in for ALL competitions, two-day tournaments require only the initial day weigh-in. 

August 14, 2023
Drone Policy

Subject to local discretion, drones may be used in compliance with any local, homeland security, or FAA regulations / laws for practice purposes only.

Drones may not be used in association with any scrimmages, contests or games, other than as specifically allowed by the playing rules of the contest.

For football, according to NCAA Rules, drones are not allowed over the field or the team area when squad members are present within the playing enclosure. Outside the limit lines, game management (or conference policy) govern drone activity. This governance will include all federal, state, and local laws including campus policy where appropriate.

For UIL purposes, drones are not allowed to fly over the footprint of the stadium when team members, officials, bands, and other spirit groups are present.

April 18, 2023
NFHS Non-Compliant Softball Bat

USA Softball, the national governing body utilized by NFHS Softball to certify bats, has informed the NFHS that the Suncoast Model SBFPB-10 bat has been placed on the Non-Approved Bat List with Certification Marks. This bat is not compliant for use under NFHS softball rules, effective immediately. 

March 29, 2023
NFHS Non-Compliant Softball Bat

USA Softball, the certification body used by NFHS Softball to approve bats, has informed us that a bat has been placed into the market that bears the USA Certification mark, but has not completed the certification process. The manufacturer is Data Driven Athletics, and the bat model is PI 3.14159. 

Link to the USA Softball Non-Approved Bats with Certification Marks

August 31, 2022
Decertification of 33-inch Stinger Bat Missile II

Since the Missile II no longer has the BBCOR designation, effective immediately, this bat (33" length Stinger Bat Company Missile II aluminum bat) should be considered a non-compliant bat pursuant to NFHS Baseball Rules 1-3-2d and 7-4-1a.

March 30, 2022
UIL Volleyball Update - Baden Now Official Ball Sponsor

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) of Texas has announced Baden Sports, a leading manufacturer of premium sports balls, as the Official Ball Sponsor of UIL Athletics starting with the 2022-23 school year.


The UIL has designated the following Baden game ball (flier attached) for exclusive use in the UIL Regional and State Volleyball Tournaments. There is no requirement to use this ball during the regular season. Use of this official ball during the postseason may be part of game negotiations. All are approved by the National Federation of State High Schools (NFHS).

Sport Ball Model





All Baden game balls and accessories can be purchased immediately through team dealers, online, or by contacting a Baden sales representative at

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