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Student Activities Conferences

2021 Student Activities Conferences

This year's schedule includes two in-person conferences and virtual sessions offering contest information, instruction and tips to help coaches and students prepare for the 2022 competition season. Sessions will be scheduled for all UIL academic contest areas.

  • October 23 – University of Texas at Austin

​Please complete the UT AUSTIN Student Activities Conference Intent to Participate Form if your school plans to attend. 
Completing this form does not obligate your school and is only a means of collecting information for the potential number of attendees. 

UT Austin Schedule Program -  Posted Oct 20

UT Handouts

Coffee and Quick Lunch Options

  • November 6 – University of Texas at Arlington

​Please complete the UT ARLINGTON Student Activities Conference Intent to Participate Form if your school plans to attend. 
Completing this form does not obligate your school and is only a means of collecting information for the potential number of attendees. 

UT Arlington Schedule - A full program of events at each site will be posted and updated approximately two weeks before the conference.

  • Virtual Options – Synchronous Zoom sessions and previous conference recordings will be made available for coaches to utilize and share with their teams. Below is a link to the program. Please continue to check back for updates.

PLEASE NOTE: Dates and sites are tentative and subject to change. Intent to participate and/or registration at the event for each school will be required. Please check back often for details. A full program of events at each site will be posted and updated on this page approximately two weeks prior to the conference. Sessions will be scheduled for all UIL academic contest areas.  


About Student Activities Conferences

  • They're free!
  • Instructional Sessions are designed for beginning students, advanced students, coaches and academic coordinators. Lectures and demonstrations will be scheduled for all UIL academic contest areas.
  • Conferences feature lectures and presentations by UIL contest directors, college professors and high school teachers. Sessions will include discussions on contest preparation, demonstrations, performances and contest administration. Students may choose from novice and advanced sessions in some academic areas and small-group sessions in specific UIL activities.
  • Most sessions are intended to help students begin preparing for high school spring contests. Sessions applicable to coaches will also be offered in many contest areas. Mark your calendar and plan to attend one or more of these free conferences.