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January 18, 2022

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

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

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
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. 

April 18, 2021
2021 OAP State Performance Order

STATE OAP Performance Order (by witnessed random draw) 

April 28 and 29  2A, 3A, 4A Performance Order  

April 30 and May 1 1A, 5A, 6A Performance Order

January 06, 2021

Deadline to submit Film contest entry HAS BEEN EXTENDED.

New deadline to submit Film Contest entries is Friday, February 5, 2021. See Film Handbook for contest details. 

October 27, 2020
One-Act Play / Film / Theatrical Design October newsletter

October news HERE

May 04, 2020
Theatrical Design State Results

The results 2019-2020 Theatrical Design are now posted!

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

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