All UIL Activities Suspended Due to COVID-19
Posted By: Mike Roden - 3/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

In a statement released on Friday, the University Interscholastic League announced a halt to all activities, beginning March 16th and lasting through March 29th, due to concerns over the possible spread of the Coronavirus. 

Here is the official statement: 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Rehearsals and practices may be held at the discretion of the local school district.

“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. Please continue to check the UIL website and social media accounts for further updates.

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