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UIL Announces Extended Suspension of All UIL Activities


Posted Date: 03/19/2020

UIL Announces Extended Suspension of All UIL Activities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UIL Announces Extended Suspension of All UIL Activities

Date: Mar 19, 2020
Category: AcademicsAthleticsGeneral Information Music


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is extending its suspension of all UIL sanctioned activities due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Texas. All contests, practices, rehearsals and workouts will remain suspended until further notice.  

At this time, the earliest games and contests may resume is Monday, May 4th. Prior to this date, the UIL will allow its member schools a reasonable acclimatization period for rehearsals and practices to occur. All decisions remain flexible and will be consistent with the advice of local, state and federal officials. 

“We are working diligently on contingency plans to conduct state championships in each of the activities that have been suspended,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt. “While the immediate future is unclear, we are committed to providing these much-desired activities to all Texas students and will prepare for all possible outcomes, including extended school closures.” 

The UIL will continue to provide timely, ongoing updates and is reassessing this ever-changing situation daily. Please continue to check the UIL website  and social media accounts for further updates. 

 

Covid-19 Information & Updates

Updated: 3/16/20 at 2:15pm

To support the health and safety of our students and communities, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) is suspending all UIL sanctioned contests, rehearsals, practices and workouts due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Texas. Effective March 16, all UIL interscholastic activities are suspended through March 29.

Changes and updates to upcoming UIL events can be found in their respective sections below:

Athletics

Academics

Music

Further updates will be posted in these sections as well as through our social media platforms.


 
“We are urging our member schools and their communities to stay vigilant and take every possible precaution to remain safe and healthy,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt.  “We understand there is a lot of uncertainty during this unprecedented time. Please know UIL leadership is working diligently to adjust to this rapidly evolving situation and will share updates as soon as possible.”
 
As this is a fluid situation, the UIL will continue to follow the direction of state and local officials to monitor this situation and will make additional announcements as needed.

https://www.uiltexas.org/press-releases/detail/all-uil-contests-suspended-due-to-covid-19