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4 Jan 2018

Wisconsin AAU Connected to Two Tragedies Last Weekend

Wisconsin AAU Connected to Two Tragedies Last Weekend
MENOMONIE, Wisc. (Jan. 4, 2018) - Friends and family are mourning the death of former AAU member and UW-Stout basketball standout Amanda Geissler, one of 10 Americans killed in a charter plane crash Sunday Dec 31st in Costa Rica.

4 Jan 2018

AAU BIG MOUNTAIN JAM AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN SHOWCASE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

AAU BIG MOUNTAIN JAM AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN SHOWCASE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

Longtime AAU event operator, Jam On It, hosts the largest basketball tournament in Utah history.

30 Oct 2017

23 Oct 2017

NY-Metropolitan AAU club celebrates 25 years of success

NY-Metropolitan AAU club celebrates 25 years of success
WOODBURY, N.Y. (October 18, 2017) - Longtime AAU basketball club, Long Island Lightning and its, founder Jim Fox, celebrated 25 years of providing basketball opportunities to the girls and boys of the New York Metropolitan AAU district and surrounding areas. 

6 Sep 2017

AAU Cares: Back to School Giveaway in Kannapolis, North Carolina

AAU Cares: Back to School Giveaway in Kannapolis, North Carolina

AAU Track and Field makes donation supporting education efforts

2 Sep 2017

AAU Cares: Michigan AAU donates for Hurricane Harvey

AAU Cares: Michigan AAU donates for Hurricane Harvey

Darnell Hall, 1992 Olympian and AAU Track and Field Executive Committee member gives back to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

30 Aug 2017

AAU Cares: AAU National Office Brings Clothes, Water and Non-Perishable Items to Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

AAU Cares: AAU National Office Brings Clothes, Water and Non-Perishable Items to Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, Texas (Aug. 30, 2017) – National staff members from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) will return to Houston, home of the 50th annual AAU Junior Olympic Games in 2016, to bring more than 10,000 items of clothing, dozens of cases of bottled water and various non-perishable items to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

28 Aug 2017

AAU Strongly Embraces Diversity and Equality

AAU Strongly Embraces Diversity and Equality

AAU leaders from across the country travel to the Central Florida area September 27-30, 2017 for 2017 AAU Leadership Conference; theme is Embracing Diversity

23 Aug 2017

AAU Volleyball wins prestigious sports industry award

AAU Volleyball wins prestigious sports industry award

Connect Sports honors 44th AAU Girls' Junior National Championships as Best Amateur Sporting Event of the Year in a ceremony today Wednesday, August 23 in New Orleans.

23 Aug 2017

AAU Runner Up at Youth Baseball Network National Championships

AAU Runner Up at Youth Baseball Network National Championships
Elite Swarm from Tampa, FL earn second place finish for AAU at the 3rd Annual 12u Youth Baseball Network National Championship in Missouri

22 Aug 2017

AAU BASKETBALL ADVISORY COMMITTEE INAUGURAL MEETING

AAU BASKETBALL ADVISORY COMMITTEE INAUGURAL MEETING
Committee plans new practices and approaches to create a higher standard for AAU Basketball.

18 Aug 2017

Wrestler Carries Extra Weight at AAU Junior Olympic Games

Wrestler Carries Extra Weight at AAU Junior Olympic Games

Hunter Gandee, a wrestler from Michigan, has carried his brother hundreds of miles on his back to raise awareness for Cerebral Palsy. 

8 Aug 2017

The 51st Annual AAU Junior Olympic Games Come to a Close in Detroit

The 51st Annual AAU Junior Olympic Games Come to a Close in Detroit

More than 15,000 athletes and 30,000 spectators came to Detroit, MI to compete in the 51st Annual AAU Junior Olympic Game, the world's largest multi-sport event. 

7 Aug 2017

Oral Roberts Students and Hundreds of Others Volunteer at the AAU Junior Olympic Games

Oral Roberts Students and Hundreds of Others Volunteer at the AAU Junior Olympic Games

Oral Roberts University students and hundreds of others volunteer at the 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games. 

31 Jul 2017

RECAP: AAU Basketball National Championships & AAU Basketball Super Showcase

RECAP: AAU Basketball National Championships & AAU Basketball Super Showcase

The AAU Basketball National Championship and the AAU Basketball Super Showcase in Central Florida came to an end this week after almost a month of competition. 

31 Jul 2017

Not all summer basketball is AAU

Not all summer basketball is AAU

Recent Adidas Summer Championships not an AAU licensed event. Over the years, the AAU brand has become synonymous with travel basketball.  While AAU is the industry leader in offering quality basketball programming, not all events labelled ‘AAU’ are licensed by the AAU organization.

19 Jul 2017

MORE THAN 5,500 ELITE ATHLETES SET TO TIP OFF IN ORLANDO AT THE AAU 16U-18U BOYS' BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

MORE THAN 5,500 ELITE ATHLETES SET TO TIP OFF IN ORLANDO AT THE AAU 16U-18U BOYS' BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Marquee annual older AAU boys' basketball event returns to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; event expected to attract hundreds of college coaches from across the nation

18 Jul 2017

AAU Club Championships & AAU Primary Nationals Recap

AAU Club Championships & AAU Primary Nationals Recap

The AAU Primary Nationals and AAU Club Championships came to a close this past weekend. 

11 Jul 2017

AAU Karate National Championships Recap

AAU Karate National Championships Recap

The AAU Karate National Championships in Raleigh come to a close. 

11 Jul 2017

AAU Taekwondo National Championships Recap

AAU Taekwondo National Championships Recap

The AAU Taekwondo National Championships were hosted last week in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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What Is Pickleball?

Registration for the inaugural AAU National Indoor Pickleball Championships opened today, so we’re taking the opportunity to provide the scoop on all things pickleball.
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AAU Pickleball Serves First-Ever Event in Florida

The AAU Englewood Chill Blast Pickleball Tournament made history this weekend as the first-ever pickleball event hosted for AAU members. (What the heck is pickleball?!) More than 180 athletes from 11 states and Canada – ranging from age 19 to 75 – competed on Florida’s west coast as part of the Florida Pickleball League.

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Best Bats to Use at AAU Baseball Nationals in 2018

Are you in the market for a one-piece or two-piece bat for your upcoming AAU season? Would you rather have an end-loaded or balanced weight distribution? Composite or alloy barrel? That can be a lot to take in. Thankfully, though, our friends at Eastbay are here to help with the best BBCOR baseball bats of 2018.
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Ask an Expert: AAU Alum Lauryn Williams (Part 2)

Once every two years, the greatest athletes from around the world represent their countries with pride and compete to etch their names in the history books. This massive event is truly a spectacle, and there may be no one better equipped to break down what it takes and what the stage feels like more than AAU alum Lauryn Williams. 
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Remember When... Dwyane Wade Visited ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Back in 2010, before Wade and his buddy LeBron James joined forces in South Beach for the Heat, Wade joined Mickey Mouse and played a special 3-on-3 basketball game with athletes in town for the 16U AAU Girls Basketball National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.

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18 AAU Events You Don't Want to Miss in 2018

Summertime is right around the corner and, with that, comes the bulk of AAU national championship season. The AAU is constantly adding new events and new competition opportunities for youth athletes and, in recent years, a larger focus has been placed on developing the whole event – not just organizing a tournament. Complete with social responsibility initiatives and unique family vacation opportunities, take a look at the 18 AAU events you are not going to want to miss in 2018.

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Workout of the Month: Kneeling Exercises

Walk into a gym and you’ll notice a lot of the same thing: athletes standing, sitting, or lying on their backs while they are getting their bodies ready for 2018 AAU competition. Even though these get the job done, there is another position that can help strengthen your body and balance, giving you an edge on your competition: Kneeling.

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Ask an Expert: AAU Alum Lauryn Williams (Part 3)

Once every two years, the greatest athletes from around the world represent their countries with pride and compete to etch their names in the history books. This massive event is truly a spectacle, and there may be no one better equipped to break down what it takes and what the stage feels like more than AAU alum Lauryn Williams. 
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