Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
University Interscholastic League
The league focused on fair competition, establishing student eligibility rules and competition levels by enrollment. The UIL provided a framework for scholastic and extracurricular events from county meets up to state contests. By 1917, the UIL was the largest interscholastic league in the nation and a model for other states. Through the years, the organization has transformed, with the implementation of fine arts contests and by promoting competition as an integral part of the total educational experience. The UIL continued to add
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15883.)
Location. 30° 17.014′ N, 97° 43.433′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Manor Road near Leona Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1701 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Replica of San Lorenzo Monument 1 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The LBJ Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. George W. Terrell (approx. half a mile away); Abner Hugh Cook (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacob Fontaine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Swante Palm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Susanna W. Dickinson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Andrew Jackson Hamilton (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . History of the UIL. (Submitted on June 6, 2011.)
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