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Region Mariachi Contest

Region Mariachi Contest Information

Region Name Regions Site Date Contest Chair
Hill Country 11,12,18,26,29,32 Southwest HS Feb. 3, 2024 Rey Meza
Coastal Bend 9,10,13,14,17,19,23,27,33 Robstown HS Jan. 20, 2024 Bill Cason
North Texas 2,3,4,5,8,20,21,24,25,30,31 Northside HS (Fort Worth) Jan. 27, 2024 Steve Musser
Rio Grande Valley 15,28 La Joya ISD PAC Jan. 20, 2024 Ruben Adame
West Texas 1,6,7,16,22 Eastwood HS Jan. 27, 2024 Bruce Beach

Region Contest Completion Deadline: Saturday, February 3, 2024

State Mariachi Festival

The 2024 UIL State Mariachi Festival will be held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 22, 23, & 24 at Seguin HS Performing Arts Center in Seguin, TX.

State Mariachi Festival Information

Participating schools will receive final festival details upon registering for the event. 


Session 1: Thursday, February 22 (afternoon/evening)
Session 2: Friday, February 23 (afternoon/evening)
Session 3: Saturday, February 24 (morning/afternoon)
Session 4: Saturday, February 24 (afternoon/evening)

Performance schedules will be posted here approximately 10 days prior to the event, after all groups have qualified. 

1A/2A/3A/4A schools will perform by conference on Thursday evening, February 22.

5A/6A schools will perform either Friday, February 23 or Saturday, February 24. Each school will request a day/session when completing the state festival registration. If demand for a particular day/session exceeds availability groups will be selected based on random draw. Additionally, all groups will be scheduled by conference within each session.  


Ages 3 and up: $15.00 + fees, per person per session
Ages 2 and under: no admission charge

Tickets Available beginning Monday, February 19, 2024. Online Only : NO CASH SALES
Spectators must have a paid admission for each session.  All sales are final.


Jolesch Enterprises has contracted with UIL to provide photography for the festival. To access the Jolesch Enterprises site for photos of the festival, please click here.

Live Stream

The National Association of State High School Associations (NFHS) Network has contracted with UIL to provide live streaming for the event. To access the NFHS Network, please click here.


Joseph Baca
Steve Carrillo
Jimmy Cuellar
Adolfo Estrada
Victor Figueroa
Marcos Garcia
Francisco Loera
Jeff Nevin
Ramon Nino
Marta Ocampo
Arturo Pasalagua

Authorized UIL Merchandise

Adjudication Rubric

Mariachi Evaluation Rubric



Available beginning February 19, 2024


Results & outstanding Performers