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Brandy Belk

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UIL Softball

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 softball. For additional information on UIL rules, refer to the policy section or the manuals section of our web site.

Softball News

December 03, 2019

The 2020-2022 Conference Cutoff numbers are now available!

Softball Dates 2019-20

Date Event or Deadline

January 24

First day for practice

February 1

First day for interschool scrimmages (two scrimmages allowed in a calendar week per Softball Plan Section: 1280)

*Unlimited scrimmages allowed prior to first interschool game.

February 17

First day for playing interschool games

April 28

District Certification deadline, All Conferences

** STAAR testing may effect playing dates throughout the playoffs, see below

May 2

Bi-district deadline, All Conferences

May 9

Area deadline, 2A-6A only

May 16

Regional Quarterfinal deadline, 2A-6A only

May 23

Regional Semi-Final deadline, 2A-6A only

May 30

Regional Playoff deadline, 2A-6A only

June 3-6

State Tournament, All Conferences

1A Softball Playoff Dates 

Date Event or Deadline

May 2

Bi-District deadline

May 9

Regional Quarterfinal deadline

May 16

Regional Semi-Final deadline

*May 25

Regional Final deadline

June 3-6

State Tournament

* All dates, times, and materials are subject to change.

*Extension for 1A Softball only

  • Following the Regional Semifinal Round, advancing 1A teams will have 2 weeks to certify their Regional Final Round.
  • During the extended certification period, teams are limited to playing 1 game during the school week.
  • Playoff games shall not be played before Wednesday of each week unless by mutual consent.

**If your school is administering state testing, by state law, you are not allowed to play a playoff 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:  


 (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. 

More information can be found in the UIL TEA Side-By-Side.