It is most important that each UIL member school stay current with all athletic rules and policies. This page contains sport specific rule and season information for soccer. For additional information on UIL rules, refer to the policy section or the manuals section of our web site.
Soccer Dates 2017-2018 (Tentative)
|Date||Event or Deadline|
|November 27||First day for practice|
|December 27||First day for scrimmages (or after required five-day holiday break)|
|January 4||First day for games|
|March 20||District certification deadline|
** STAAR testing may effect playing dates throughout the playoffs, see below
|April 6-7||Regional Tournament|
|April 11-14||State Tournament|
* All dates, times, and materials are subject to change.
If your school is administering state testing, by state law, you are not allowed to play a playoff soccer game on that day. Please recognize that this is not a UIL rule, but a state law. Please read the excerpt from section 33.0812 of the Texas Education Code:
Sec.33.0812. SCHEDULING EXRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES PROHIBITED IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
(a) The State Board of Education by rule shall prohibit participation in a University Interscholastic League area, regional, or state competition.
(1) on Monday through Thursday of the school week in which the primary administration of assessment instruments under Section 39.023(a), (c), or (1) occurs; or
(2) if the primary administration of the assessment instruments is completed before Thursday of the school week, beginning on Monday and ending on the last school day on which the assessment instruments are administered.