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Cowboys Stadium to Host 2012 UIL Football Championships

Media Contact: Chris Schmidt
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589

Date: Sep 25, 2012
Category: Athletics


AUSTIN, TX— The 2012 UIL Conference 1A-5A football state championships will be held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, the UIL announced Tuesday.

"We are excited to announce that the UIL football championships will be held at Cowboys Stadium once again,” said UIL Director of Athletics, Mark Cousins, Ph.D. “As a premiere venue in the state, Cowboys Stadium provides our student athletes and their fans with a remarkable championship experience. The UIL and Cowboys Stadium will work together to ensure more memorable moments at this year's championship games."

The Conference 1A 6-man Division I and Division II football state championships will be held at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene. This year marked the third time all UIL football state championship games in all conferences were held at pre-determined locations. The UIL has determined the site for the Conference 5A football state championships since 2006.

The schedule for each championship football game is listed below.

Cowboys Stadium – Arlington

Friday, December 14, 2012
Conference 3A Division I – 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Conference 1A Division II – 12:00 PM
Conference 1A Division I – 4:00 PM
Conference 2A Division II – 8:00 PM

Friday, December 21, 2012
Conference 2A Division I – 12:00 PM
Conference 3A Division II – 4:00 PM
Conference 4A Division II – 8:00 PM

Saturday, December 22, 2012
Conference 4A Division I – 12:00 PM
Conference 5A Division II – 4:00 PM
Conference 5A Division I – 8:00 PM

Shotwell Stadium – Abilene

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Conference 1A 6-Man Division II – 2:00 PM
Conference 1A 6-Man Division I – 7:00 PM

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