Join us at the Panther Invitational UIL tournament!
Saturday, February 17th, 2018
•UIL Coordinator Vicki Vardell: email@example.com
EVENTS: We are offering all UIL events, excluding CX Debate, LD Debate, Extemporaneous Speech, Poetry and Prose, and hands-on programming for Computer Science. UIL rules will be followed, and the Set B UIL practice materials will be used.
•There will be only one division this year.
SCHEDULE: See the Schedule tab. The schedule has been determined by the UIL Conflict Pattern.
•In order to keep the contest running on time, cross-entering will not be permitted.
•All events will take place on Saturday.
•All Computer Applications, Ready Writing, and Journalism events are limited to 4 entries per school.
There will be no verification for Journalism.
•Entry deadline is Monday, February 12, 2018 at 6 p.m.
•Drop deadline is Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at noon.
•Contestant names should be entered by the drop deadline.
•Drops after noon on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, will forfeit the entry fee.
•Substitutions may be made on contest day. Coaches should present a substitution slip, obtained at registration.
•Names will not be added or changed without an add slip.
FOOD AND SERVICES: Concessions will be offered. Food will be available at 8 a.m. on Saturday. Sponsors, coaches, and bus drivers are invited to the hospitality suite.
Food should be kept to the cafeteria and the picnic area outside. There should be no eating or drinking in the gym or contest rooms.
FACILITIES: Contests will be held in buildings all over our campus. The cafeteria and gym will be available for students who have finished or are in between contests. Conduct in these common areas is expected to be professional. Misuse of AISD property may result in the disqualification of a contestant or an entire team.
Thank you for encouraging your contestants to quietly move through the halls!
RESULTS AND AWARDS:
•Results will be posted in the cafeteria. Medals will be handed out in the cafeteria as soon as possible, bags and results will be made available at the end of the meet.
•Medals will be awarded to the top six places in individual events, as well as to first and second place members of the winning teams.
Sweepstakes points will be calculated according to the UIL Constitution and Contest Rules. First and second place sweepstakes trophies will be awarded to the top two schools.
JUDGING AND GRADING:
•All Computer Application teams and Spelling teams MUST provide a grader. Without a school representative, the school’s tests will NOT be graded or scored.
•All coaches need to report for grading in non-judged events. Many hands make light work.
•Report to grade prior to the time the event is scheduled to end.
•Please aid coaches of other events by grading if he or she is working with students or another event. We understand everyone is spread thin at these competitions and appreciate your help.
SPECIAL NOTES FOR CONTESTS UTILIZING COMPUTERS:
•All Computer Application contestants and Computer Science teams must provide their own laptop computers, printers, and other materials.
•Ready Writing and Journalism contestants must provide their own laptops and printers if they are using computers to compete. Contests will be held in labs allowing electrical access to plug in equipment, and contestants will be given 30 minutes to set up their equipment.
•Vandalism of any sort could disqualify the entire squad.
•Please keep all food and drink in the cafeteria.
•We ask that you help keep the noise down in the cafeteria.
•Anahuac ISD will not be held responsible for damage, theft, loss of property, or accidents.
•Please be responsible with equipment and classrooms.
•Good sportsmanship and professionalism are expected.
We look forward to seeing you and your students on February 17th!
Vicki Vardell, UIL Coordinator