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20 Aug 2013

Gearing Up for the 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

Gearing Up for the 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

The 2013 AAU Junior Olympics are rapidly approaching!  Taking place from July 24th through August 3rd, athletes from all over the country will invade Detroit, Michigan to take their chance at bringing home a medal in their respective events. 

This year's Junior Olympics will host the following events across six different venues in Detroit: 

Baton Twirling 

Bowling 

Cheerleading 

Cricket 

Field Hockey

Feats of Strength 

Gymnastics 

Jump Rope 

Karate 

Powerlifting 

Sport Stacking 

Swimming 

Table Tennis 

Taekwondo 

Track & Field / Multi-Events 

Trampoline & Tumbling 

Weightlifting 

Wrestling 

For important information, locations, entry packets, and schedules, click on your event.  For a schedule of all the events taking place this year, check-in dates and times, click here

Throughout the 10 days of the Junior Olympic Games, along with the great competition between athletes of all ages from all over the United States, there will also be great events like the Celebration of Athletes (taking place on Monday, July 29th at 7:30pm). 

For those of you making the trek to Detroit and looking for some local attractions to visit on your days off from competition, check out these great sites, restuarants and other great experiences as well as the local events taking place during the games. 

To keep up with all of the action taking place in Detroit, LIKE us on Facebook leave us a comment and share your pictures- we'd love to hear from you! FOLLOW us on Twitter at @TheRealAAU and on Instagram at @AAUSports.  

If you're attending the games, be sure to tag your posts and photos with #AAUJROGames as well as the name of the event! 

ALSO, check out our Photo-A-Day Instagram Challenge and stay tuned to our AAU Junior Olympics Facebook page for a Photo Scavenger Hunt that will go up on the first day of the games! 

GOOD LUCK to all of the athletes competing this year and travel safely to Detroit! 

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