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UIL Academic Contests

Crockett Coordinator: Tricia White

What is UIL?

Event Descriptions
How do I try out for an event?               

Links for Resources for Practice

What is UIL?   The program of academic competition for elementary, middle school, and junior high officially became "A+ Academics" in 2008. A+ Academics includes 20 different events for grades 2-8. These events span the curriculum - they are designed to complement and expand upon what students learn in the classroom, both through learning specific subject knowledge and through learning skills that are valuable in many disciplines. Approximately 3,000 Texas schools participate in A+ Academics, competing in more than 300 district meets each year. 

Crockett joins Paris Junior High to compete with middle schools in our region. Student gets points for “placing” in events. PJH and Crockett points are merged for a team total. 

Students will practice after school with coaches for their event. The competition will be 3 days in December. 


Event Descriptions


art MGC  
Calculator Dictionary  
Editorial Oral Reading  
Ready Writing Social Studies  
Spelling Mathematics  
Number Sense Modern Oratory  
Chess Puzzles Listening Skills