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Assistant Athletic Director:
Brian Polk

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It is most important that each UIL member school stay current with all athletic rules and policies. This page contains sport specific rule and season information for football. For additional information on UIL rules, refer to the policy section or the manuals section of our web site.

Football News

March 19, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Athletic Contests

Amid growing concerns over COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the UIL state events have been suspended. 

More information on Athletic contests can be found here.


Tentative Football Dates 2020-21

5A and 6A Schools Without Spring Training, 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, AND ALL INCOMING 9TH GRADERS
Date Event or Deadline
August 3 First day of conditioning (No contact activities permitted. No contact equipment except helmets may be worn.)
August 8 First day of full contact
August 13 First scrimmage
August 20 Second scrimmage (5 Day Rule applies)
August 27 Third scrimmage (Schools opting for a third scrimmage shall not play during week one)
  • Schools that do NOT participate in spring training are allowed 2 scrimmages. 
5A and 6A Schools With Spring Training
Date Event or Deadline
August 10 First day of conditioning
August 15 First day of full contact
August 20 First scrimmage
August 27 Second scrimmage (Schools opting for a second scrimmage shall not play during week one)
Possible Playing Dates
Week Dates
Week One August 27, 28, 29
Week Two September 3, 4, 5
Week Three September 10, 11, 12
Week Four September 17, 18, 19
Week Five September 24, 25, 26
Week Six October 1, 2, 3
Week Seven October 8, 9, 10
Week Eight October 15, 16, 17
Week Nine October 22, 23, 24
Week Ten October 29, 30, 31
Week Eleven November 5, 6, 7
District Certification
Date Deadline
November 7 District Certification - Schools have 11 weeks to play a maximum of 10 games.
Playoff Dates
Week Dates
Week One November 12, 13, 14
Week Two November 19, 20, 21
Week Three November 26, 27, 28
Week Four December 3, 4, 5
Week Five December 10, 11, 12
State Championships December 16, 17, 18, 19 (All Conferences)