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Brandy Belk

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UIL Softball

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 softball. For additional information on UIL rules, refer to the policy section or the manuals section of our web site.

Softball News

Softball Dates 2017-18 

Date Event or Deadline
January 19 First day for practice
January 29 First day for interschool scrimmages
February 12 First day for playing interschool games
April 24

District Certification deadline

** STAAR testing may effect playing dates throughout the playoffs, see below

April 28 Bi-district deadline (2A-6A Only)
May 5 Area deadline
May 12 Regional quarterfinal deadline
May 19 Regional semi-final deadline
May 26 Regional playoff deadline
May 30-June 2 State Tournament

1A Softball Playoff Dates 

Date Event or Deadline
April 28 B-District deadline
May 5 Regional quarterfinal deadline
May 12 Regional semi-final deadline

*May 26

Regional final deadline

May 30-June 2

State Tournament

*Extension for 1A Softball only

  • Following the Regional Semifinal Round, advancing 1A teams will have 2 weeks to certify their Regional Final Round.
  • During the extended certification period, teams are limited to playing 1 game during the school week.
  • Playoff games shall not be played before Wednesday of each week unless by mutual consent.

**If your school is administering state testing, by state law, you are not allowed to play a playoff game on that day.   Please recognize that this is not a UIL rule, but a state law.  

Please read the excerpt from section 33.0812 of the Texas Education Code:  


 (a) The State Board of Education by rule shall prohibit participation in a University Interscholastic League area, regional, or state competition.

(1) on Monday through Thursday of the school week in which the primary administration of assessment instruments under Section 39.023(a), (c), or (1) occurs; or

(2) if the primary administration of the assessment instruments is completed before Thursday of the school week, beginning on Monday and ending on the last school day on which the assessment instruments are administered. 

More information can be found in the UIL TEA Side-By-Side.