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High School One Act Play

UIL One Act Play

The UIL One-Act Play contest is a competition where similarly sized Texas schools present an 18-40 minute play and may be adjudicated by a panel of three judges or a single judge. The contest is held on a single day and open to the public. There are six possible levels of competition: Zone, District, Bi-Distrct, Area, Region, and State. At each level of competition a judge awards individual acting awards as well as selecting three productions to advance to the next level of competition up to the Regional Level where only two will advance to the State Level. After the awards are announced a Judge gives an oral critique to each of the schools. Because of the wide participation and diversity of plays produced certain rules and guidelines have been adopted by the State One-Act Play Office. These rules are in place to ensure safety, allow for equity, satisfy legal standards, and make the running of the contest practical.

One-Act Play

HIGH SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
DUE OCT 1

OAP Academic Alignments

Specific 2018- 2019 OAP Alignments will be posted after the Oct 1 Enrollment deadline.

See ACADEMICS for
2018-19 Alignments