Letter Jacket Requirements (Instrumental-Band)

    1. The present UIL rules stipulate that only one major award (maximum cost $70.00) for participation in inter-school competition may be presented during a student's high school enrollment in the same school. Additional symbolic awards not to exceed $10.00 each may be presented for each additional interscholastic activity during the student's high school career.

    2. Participants must meet the scholastic requirements as set forth by the UIL.

    3. The participant must have finished the year as a member of the organization and be in "good standing" with the campus organization fine arts department. A student who finishes the year on suspension is not a member of the organization and is not in good standing with the campus organization fine arts department.

    4. Awards remain the property of the Killeen Independent School District until the student graduates. Any abuse of the honor to possess an award will result in the student being relieved of the award (to be determined the director of the organization and campus principal.).

    5. Awards will conform to UIL regulations.

    6. Senior Award Rule: When a senior fails to meet the requirements to be awarded a varsity award, the director may letter the participant providing the participant has met all of the previous criteria mentioned in Awards and Lettering, one (1) through five (5).

    7. A member school may not give and a student may not accept awards for participation in interschool competition in excess of $10 per year (total for all UIL school activities). A student may accept a symbolic award in recognition of achievement in an interschool contest (e.g. all-tournament awards, ribbons, plaques, and medals).

    8. In order to qualify for a letter award, a participant must meet the following requirements in their fine arts organization:

      1. Limitation of Awards: A participant school or member school district may give an award not to exceed $70 in value to a student during that student's high school enrollment at the same school for participation in UIL interschool competition(s).
      2. Students will be eligible for a varsity letter jacket by earning a minimum often (10) points from the following categories:
        • UIL Marching Contest - 2 points
        • UIL Concert & Sight Reading Contest - 2 points
        • TMEA Region Band (placement) - 1 point
        • TMEA All State Band - 10 points
        • UIL Solo & Ensemble (Division 1 rating required)
          • Solo - 1 point
          • Ensemble - 1 point
          • Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest (Division 1 required) - 5 points 

    9. All students receiving awards should meet the standards of citizenship as set forth by the school. the district, and the state. Failure to meet these standards could result in an award being withheld or revoked