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Theatre Resources & Forms

Contest Forms

Junior High / A+ One-Act Play HERE

High School Zone or District HERE

High School Bi-District HERE

High School Area HERE

High School Region HERE

High School State HERE

Spring Meet Entry Systems HERE

Forms for Play Directors

Forms for Contest Managers & Meet Officials

JUNIOR HIGH A+ Contest Managers Contest Result and Attendance Report Form 2021-2022 - For A+ and JUNIOR HIGH Contests Only

ZONE and DISTRICT Contest Managers Contest Result and Attendance Report Form 2021-2022 - This is for High School ZONE AND DISTRICT ONLY

BI-DISTRICT Contest Managers Contest Result and Attendance Report Form 2021-2022 - This is for High School BI-DISTRICT CONTESTS ONLY

AREA Contest Managers Contest Result and Attendance Report Form 2021-2022 - This is for High School AREA CONTESTS ONLY

REGION Contest Managers Contest Result and Attendance Report Form 2021-2022 - This is for High School REGIONAL CONTESTS ONLY

Online Teaching Resources

Texas Thespians

Educational Theatre Association- Resources for Creating Online Learning 

Kennedy Center Theatre Resources 
 

One-Act Play Theatre Resources​

Understanding Copyright, Dr. James Weaver, National Federation of State High School Associations

The Download Dilemma: Educational Fair Use in the Digital Age Dramatists Guild Webinar Recording

U.S. Copyright Office

Music/ Sound/ Photo Resources - Courtesy of Jill Bradley - Redwater ISD

Music Licensing Information - Tresona​

One-Act Play Handbook

2020-2021 Amended Handbook for High School One-Act Play
Handbook

One-ACt Play Festivals

DEADLINES 2021-2022

For High School Play Directors

Oct 1  
Deadline to enroll your high school campus for OAP participation via the UIL Spring Meet Entry System.

Nov 4
Deadline to hold director's planning meeting

Nov 19
Last day for double representation notification to the League. This only applies when one school plans to compete with two plays--which is only an option when less than three schools are entered in the district contest.

Dec 10
Deadline for requesting permission to produce plays not on the approved lists and scenic elements that are are not permissible under contest rules and are “without which the approved play cannot be produced.”

Feb 10
Deadline for registering your play title in the UIL Spring Meet Entry System

At least TEN calendar days before your first contest
Deadline for Contestant Entry, play and set information and additional directors to be entered via the UIL Spring Meet Entry System and the Contestant Entry Form (aka Machform. Both systems open 2/1) Note: Some Contest Directors set a contestant entry deadline earlier than the ten calendar days.
 

DEADLINES 2021-2022

For Contest Managers & Meet Officials

Aug 12
First day to contact a single adjudicator or the first member of a panel for District or Zone contests
First day to draw performance order

Aug 31
Deadline to report bi-district information and adjudicators to state office

Nov 4
Deadline to hold director's planning meeting

Nov 7
First day to contact and contract the second and third members of a panel for zone and district contests

Feb 1
Deadline to set up district One-Act Play Meets in the Spring Meet Entry System
Deadline for executing judging contracts
Deadline for Contest Managers to certify online--This must be done annually

Mar 24
Deadline for certifying the results for district and bi-district contests