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Release Date: April 15, 2009ASU Logo

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 from April 20 through May 2 for the UIL Region 1-4A Academic and Athletic Spring Meet.

Region 1-4A includes 62 schools in eight districts in an area bordered by El Paso, Dumas, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Stephenville and San Angelo.

Golf and tennis events are scheduled April 20-21 at Bentwood Country Club and Quicksand Golf Course. The one-act play and computer science competitions are scheduled Friday, April 24, and academic events are set for Saturday, April 25, on the ASU campus. The UIL competitions will conclude May 1-2 with track and field at the ASU Multipurpose Sports Complex.

The boys’ and girls’ tennis tournaments will be played at Bentwood Country Club. First-round matches will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 20, and will continue through the next day.

The boys’ and girls’ golf tournaments will begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 20, and will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21. Tournament play for the boys will be at Quicksand Golf Course and for girls at Bentwood Country Club.

The one-act plays will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, April 24, in the ASU Auditorium and are open to the public. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students. The computer science competition will also be on Friday, April 24, beginning at 3:45 p.m. in the Rassman Building.

The remaining academic competitions are set for Saturday, April 25, 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 25, students will compete in a number of science and technology events, including number sense, calculator applications, science, computer applications, mathematics and accounting.

The regional boys’ and girls’ track and field meet will begin Friday, May 1, with the long jump, discus and pole vault at 12:30 p.m. for the girls and at 3 p.m. for the boys. The running event preliminaries will begin at 4:30 p.m. The competition will resume on Saturday, May 2, with field events beginning at 10:30 a.m. and running event finals starting at 3:30 p.m.

Admission to the track and field competition is $8 per day for adults and $5 per day for students. A two-day pass is available for adults for $10.

Schools participating in the competitions include:

From District 1: El Paso, Andress, Austin, Bowie, Burges, Chapin, Irvin and Jefferson high schools, all of El Paso.

From District 2: Canutillo, Clint Horizon and Mountain View, El Paso Del Valle, El Paso Parkland, El Paso Riverside, El Paso Ysleta and San Elizario high schools.

From District 3: Amarillo Caprock and Palo Duro, Canyon and Canyon Randall, Dumas, Hereford and Pampa high schools.

From District 4: Abilene Cooper, Big Spring, Plainview, San Angelo Lake View and Wolfforth Frenship high schools.

From District 5: Denton, Denton Guyer, Denton Ryan, Lake Dallas, Lewisville The Colony, Little Elm, Wichita Falls and Wichita Falls Rider high schools.

From District 6: Aledo, Azle, Fort Worth Boswell, Mineral Wells, N. Richland Hills Birdville, Saginaw, Springtown and White Settlement Brewer high schools.

From District 7: Fort Worth schools Arlington Heights, Dunbar, Eastern Hills, North Side, Polytechnic, South Hills, Southwest, Trimble Tech, Western Hills and Wyatt.

From District 8: Arlington Seguin, Crowley, Everman, Granbury, Joshua, Mansfield Legacy, Mansfield Timberview and Stephenville high schools.

REGION 1-4A ONE ACT PLAYS

April 24, 2009

2 p.m. “Rimers of Eldritch” – El Paso Riverside High School

3 p.m. “Amadeus” – Guyer High School

4 p.m. “Over the River and Through the Woods” – Crowley High School

5 p.m. “The Romancers” – Mansfield Legacy High School

6 p.m. “A Company of Wayward Saints” – Arlington Heights High School

7 p.m. “A Company of Wayward Saints” – El Paso Burges High School