We would like to welcome you to the El Paso Independent School District. We have compiled some basic information that will help answer most questions for new students to EPISD that would like to participate in athletics. If further information is needed, please call our department at (915) 230-2250.
EPISD belongs to the University Interscholastic League, better known as UIL. UIL is and organization which establishes rules and regulation for all public school athletic programs in the state of Texas. As member of UIL, EPISD abides by all established rules and regulations. You may go to links and click on UIL for further information.
We have ten high schools and sixteen middle schools of which all offer athletic programs. Please go to schools and maps for names and locations of all EPISD schools.
High schools offer the following athletic activities: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
Middle Schools offer the following sports for 7th and 8th grade students: Football, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
EPISD follows all UIL transfer rules and regulations
Students may not transfer for athletic reasons.
Transfer students must complete a previous participation form before they may participate at the varsity level.
Students must live in the zone of the school they are attending in order to be eligible immediately for varsity competition. There are waivers and exceptions for special situations.
All students participating in our athletic programs must have a current physical exam dated on or after the last Friday in May of current school year. The physical must be completed on the UIL Physical Form.
All athletic programs and athletes must abide by the no pass, no play guidelines. Students may practice but must meet academic standards in order to participate in athletic contests. See Eligibility Calendar and UIL for further details.