Step 1 – Go to

Step 2 – Click “Buy Tickets” Button

Step 3 – Type UIL in Search Box and Press Enter

Step 4 –  Select the Contest you want to attend – West Zone is at La Joya ISD Stadium & East Zone is at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium

Step 5 – Follow Instruction Provided For You 

2022 UIL Pigskin Contest Deadlines – Visit band page for documents

Online Pigskin Entry – September 15, 2022

$350 Entry Fee – September 15, 2022

Pigskin Ticket Order and Payment – September 15, 2022

Band / Color Guard / Officers / Band Staff / School Administrators / Logo Pictures          All due on September 15, 2022

Band Roster in score order and alphabetical order (students) on Excel file – September 15, 2022

Announcer Script – September 15, 2022

Director Compliance Form – September 15, 2022

List of 2022 TMEA All State Students and UIL 2022 TSSEC Outstanding Performers

Pigskin Ticket Sales Go Live On September 15, 2022 on Ticket Spicket (

2022 -2023 UIL News

2022 TMEA/UIL Fall Meeting – August 6, 2022 – Sharyland Pioneer HS Auditorium – 10:00am

All UIL Pandemic Related Adjustments Are Expired – All Pandemic related adjustments, including PML, Sight-Reading, and the extension of the hours on marching band visual fundamentals prior to August 1st, have expired

Electronics and Amplification in UIL Marching Band Contest Performances

  • 2022 – 2023 Marching Band Electronic Rules (PDF)

  • New Starting in 2022 – Electronic cables may now cross the sidelines. Students may NOT perform over cables that are on the field, whether they are covered or not. This includes all types of cables

  • New Starting in 2022 – A non-student may intervene during the 8 minute performance clock to address an electronic failure. The school must supply the Region Executive Secretary / Assistant Executive Secretary a written justification for doing so. If the Executive Secretary / Assistant Executive Secretary determine that the justification does not support the action, the Region Executive Committee may proceed with consideration of penalty

  • New Starting in 2022 – The UIL marching band rules advisory committee passed a proposal allowing bands at a contest to check wireless devices only during contest intermissions and during the 7 minute period that includes a band’s 2 minute exit and a band’s 5 minute field entrance. This includes bands in warm-up and other areas around the stadium. All electronics cannot be checked during a band’s 8 minute performance time. This include the use of amplified metronomes