School coaches may not:
Transport, register, or instruct students in grades 7-12 from their attendance zone in non-school baseball, • basketball,
football, soccer, softball, or volleyball camps (exception: See Section 1209 of the Constitution and Contest Rules).
Give any instruction or schedule any practice for an individual or a team during the off-season except • during the one
in school day athleticperiod in baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, or volleyball
Schools and school booster clubs may not provide funds, fees, or transportation for non-school activities.•
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY RULES
According to UIL standards, students could be eligible to represent their school in interscholastic activities if they:
are not 19 years of age or older on or before September 1 of the current scholastic year. (See Section 446 of • the
Constitution and Contest Rules for exception).
have not graduated from high school.•
are enrolled by the sixth class day of the current school year or have been in attendance for ﬁfteen calendar • days
immediately preceding a varsity contest.
are full-time students in the participant high school they wish to represent.•
initially enrolled in the ninth grade not more than four years ago.•
are meeting academic standards required by state law.•
live with their parents inside the school district attendance zone their ﬁrst year of attendance. (Parent • residence
applies to varsity athletic eligibility only.) When the parents do not reside inside the district attendance zone the
student could be eligible if: the student has been in continuous attendance for at least one calendar year and has not
enrolled at another school; no inducement is given to the student to attend the school (for example: students or their
parents must pay their room and board when they do not live with a relative; students driving back into the district
should pay their own transportation costs); and it is not a violation of local school or TEA policies for the student
to continue attending the school. Students placed by the Texas Youth Commission are covered under Custodial
Residence (see Section 442 of the Constitution and Contest Rules).
have observed all provisions of the Awards Rule.•
have not been recruited. (Does not apply to college recruiting as permitted by rule.)•
have not violated any provision of the summer camp rule. Incoming 10-12 grade students shall not attend • a baseball,
basketball, football, soccer, or volleyball camp in which a seventh through twelfth grade coach from their school
district attendance zone, works with, instructs, transports or registers that student in the camp. Students who will be
in grades 7, 8, and 9 may attend one baseball, one basketball, one football, one soccer, one softball, and one volleyball
camp in which a coach from their school district attendance zone is employed, for no more than six consecutive days
each summer in each type of sports camp. Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer,Softball, and Volleyball camps
where school personnel work with their own students may be held in May, after the last day of school, June, July and
August prior to the second Monday in August. If such camps are sponsored by school district personnel, they must be
heldwithin the boundaries of the school district and the superintendent or his designee shall approve the schedule of
have observed all provisions of the Athletic Amateur Rule. Students may not accept money or other • valuable
consideration (tangible or intangible property or service including anything that is usable, wearable, salable or
consumable) for participating in any athletic sport during any part of the year. Athletes shall not receive valuable
consideration for allowing their names to be used for the promotion of any product, plan or service. Students who
inadvertently violate the amateur rule by accepting valuable consideration may regain athletic eligibility by returning
the valuable consideration. If individuals return the valuable consideration within 30 days after they are informed
of the rule violation, they regain their athletic eligibility when they return it. If they fail to return it within 30 days,
they remain ineligible for one year from when they acceptedit. During the period of time from when students receive
valuable consideration until they return it, they are ineligible for varsity athletic competition in the sport in which the
violation occurred. Minimum penalty for participating in a contest while ineligible is forfeiture of the contest.
did not change schools for athletic purposes.•
I understand that failure to provide accurate and truthful information on UIL forms could subject
the student in question to penalties determined by the UIL.
I have read the regulations cited above and agree to follow the rules.
Date Signature of student
Acknowledgement of Rules Form