Release Date: April 13, 2006
ASU to Host UIL Region 1-4A Academic, Athletic Spring Meet
Approximately 3,500 high school students, coaches, sponsors and parents will descend on San Angelo April 21 through April 29, for the UIL Region 1-4A Academic and Athletic Spring Meet.
Region 1-4A includes schools in eight districts in an area bordered by El Paso, Dumas, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Stephenville and San Angelo.
The one-act play and computer science competitions are scheduled Friday, April 21, and academic events are set for Saturday, April 22, on the ASU campus. Golf and tennis events are scheduled April 24-25 at Bentwood Country Club, Quicksand Golf Course and Riverside Golf Club. The UIL competitions will conclude April 28-29 with the track and field competitions at the ASU Multipurpose Sports Complex.
The one-act plays will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the ASU Auditorium and are open to the public. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students. The computer science competition will be on Friday, April 21, beginning at 3:45 p.m. in the Rassman Building.
The remaining academic competitions are set for Saturday at various times and locations on campus. Those competitions include information speaking, persuasive speaking, prose interpretation, poetry interpretation, Lincoln-Douglas debate, spelling and vocabulary, ready writing, current issues and events, social studies, literary criticism, news writing, feature writing, editorial writing and headline writing.
Also on Saturday, April 22, students will compete in a number of science and technology events, including number sense, calculator applications, science, computer applications, mathematics and accounting.
The boys' and girls' tennis tournament will be played on the courts at Bentwood Country Club with first-round matches set to begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 24, and will continue through the next day.
The boys' and girls' golf tournaments will begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 24, and will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25. Tournament play for the boys will be at Quicksand Golf Course and for girls at Riverside Golf Club.
The regional boys' and girls' track and field meet will begin with long jump, discus and pole vault at 1 p.m. for the girls and at 3:30 p.m. for the boys Friday, April 28. The preliminaries in running events will begin at 5 p.m. The track and field competition will resume on Saturday, April 29, with field events beginning at 11 a.m. and finals in the running events starting at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per day for adults and $3 per day for students. A two-day pass is available for adults for $8.
Schools participating in the competitions include:
From District 1: Canutillo, El Paso, Andress, Austin, Bowie, Burges, Chapin, Irvin and Jefferson high schools, all of El Paso.
From District 2: Clint, Clint Horizon and Mountain View, El Paso Del Valle, El Paso El Dorado, El Paso Parkland, El Paso Riverside, El Paso Ysleta, Fabens and San Elizario high schools.
From District 3: Amarillo Caprock and Palo Duro, Canyon Randall, Dumas, Hereford and Pampa high schools.
From District 4: Andrews, Big Spring, Lubbock Estacado, Plainview, San Angelo Lake View and Wolfforth Frenship high schools.
From District 5: Burkburnett, Denison, Denton Guyer, Denton, Sherman, Wichita Falls, and Wichita Falls Rider high schools.
From District 6: Aledo, Cleburne, Joshua, Mineral Wells, Stephenville and White Settlement Brewer high schools.
From District 7: Arlington Seguin, Azle, Fort Worth Carter-Riverside, Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis, Fort Worth Eastern Hills, Fort Worth North Side, North Richland Hills Birdville, Saginaw and Springtown high schools.
From District 8: Arlington Heights, Dunbar, Polytechnic, South Hills, Southwest, Trimble Tech, Western Hills and Wyatt high schools, all of Forth Worth.
REGION 1-4A ONE ACT PLAYS
April 21, 2006
2 p.m. Gint (sf), Arlington Seguin High School
3 p.m. The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Birdville High School
4 p.m. The History of Tom Jones, Riverside High School
5 p.m. La Bête, Stephenville High School
6 p.m. The Diviners, Aledo High School
7 p.m. The Shadow Box, Burges High School