UIL Postpones All State Competitions Until Further Notice


AUSTIN, TX – The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is taking precautionary actions in response to “growing concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus).”

According to two press releases published on their website, several events are postponed until further notice.

“After much consultation with government and health officials, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the remainder of the UIL State Basketball Tournament,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt, “Our number one priority remains the well-being of our student-athletes and spectators and we are taking every possible precaution to keep them safe.”

UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament

The remainder of the tournament is suspended until further notice.  This decision is effective upon the conclusion of the 3A session on March 12, 2020.

Fans who purchased tickets for the postponed games will be issued full refunds at point of sale or from the school they purchased their tickets from. Fans who purchased All-Tournament tickets will be issued a full refund.

UIL CX Debate State Tournament and the UIL State Robotics FIRST Tech Challenge

These events are postponed until further notice. Participating schools will be notified directly by UIL with updates as they become available.

“The health and safety of our students and schools is our number one priority,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt, “It is crucial we take every possible precaution to keep participants safe.”

As this is a fluid situation, the UIL will continue to follow the direction of 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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