What does UIL stand for in school?

What does UIL stand for in school?

University Interscholastic League
University Interscholastic League (UIL)

Is UIL just a Texas thing?

The UIL is under the governance of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas….University Interscholastic League.

Type Volunteer; NPO
Legal status Association
Purpose Athletic and educational
Headquarters Austin, Texas
Region served Texas Jurisdiction

What is the purpose of UIL?

The purpose of the UIL is to organize and properly supervise contests that assist in preparing students for citizenship. It aims to provide healthy, character building, educational activities carried out under rules providing for good sportsmanship and fair play for all participants.

What is UIL Social Studies?

The Social Studies Contest consists of 45 objective questions and an essay. Students are expected to master primary reading selections, as well as speci c documents, and to be familiar with general- knowledge social studies concepts and terms.

What is the UIL Conference?

The UIL conducts Student Activity Conferences (SACs) every fall featuring all of the high school academic events. The conferences, designed to help students begin to prepare for high school academic and fine arts contests are free, and no pre-registration is required.

How many UIL areas are in Texas?

33 geographical regions
For the purpose of UIL Music Competitions and Evaluations the state is divided into 33 geographical regions.

When was the UIL founded?

1910University Interscholastic League / Founded

What are UIL rules?

UIL Eligibility Standards

  • have not graduated from high school,
  • are full-time, day students in the school, and have been in regular attendance at the school since the 6th class day of the present school year, or have been in regular attendance for 15 or more calendar days before the contest or competition,

What is current events UIL?

“Current events” are defined as those that have occurred during the current school year so any material after Aug. 16, 2021 is fair game for any exam. However, the following cut-off dates may assist in studying for multiple-choice questions.

How long is the UIL social studies test?

90 minutes
Expect to spend no less than 15 minutes for roll call, opening remarks and checking the test. The contest is 90 minutes in length. Stay on schedule as some students may need to go to other events.


Examples of Non UIL activities include Cheerleading, Drill Team, Musical, FFA, DECA, Academic Decathlon, FBLA etc.