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6 Feb 2017

AAU Sport Stacking Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

AAU Sport Stacking Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

One of the fastest growing sports among youth in America

16 Sep 2016

AAU STRENGTH SPORTS ANNOUNCES 2016 ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS

The Amateur Athletic Union today released its list of AAU Strength Sports Academic All-Americans for 2016. Thirty stand-out athletes from across the country, ages six to 18, were selected from the four Strength Sports disciplines – powerlifting, weightlifting, Feats of Strength and combine. To qualify, athletes must have participated in AAU Strength Sports meets during the past year, and maintained a very high academic standard in school.

13 Sep 2016

2016 AAU Joel Ferrell Award Winners

2016 AAU Joel Ferrell Award Winners

5 Aug 2016

One More day left of the 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games

One More day left of the 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games

The 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games are drawing to a close.

3 Aug 2016

Athlete Interviews from the AAU Junior Olympic Games

Athlete Interviews from the AAU Junior Olympic Games
Check out athlete interviews from the event

1 Aug 2016

AAU Junior Olympic Games: Celebration of Athletes recap & what's up today

AAU Junior Olympic Games: Celebration of Athletes recap & what's up today
HOUSTON, Texas (August 1) - The 2016 AAU Junior Olympic Games officially opened with the Celebration of Athletes last night Sunday, July 31, 2016. Olympic track and field legend and AAU alum Carl Lewis performed lighting the torch duties and also shared some inspirational words for this year's participants.

30 Jul 2016

The 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games are under way

The 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games are under way
HOUSTON, Texas (July 30th) - The 50th AAU Junior Olympic Games are under way in Houston, Texas now through August 6th. More than 15,000 athletes and coaches will be competing for the gold medal over 12 days in this premier AAU event.

12 Jul 2016

More Than 15,000 Athletes Head to Houston for 50th Celebration of the AAU Junior Olympic Games This Month

More Than 15,000 Athletes Head to Houston for 50th Celebration of the AAU Junior Olympic Games This Month

HOUSTON, Texas (July 13, 2016) – More than 15,000 athletes and 30,000 spectators will travel to Houston later this month for the AAU Junior Olympic Games, the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States, and bring with them a significant economic impact to the greater Houston area.

23 Dec 2015

AAU applauds new Will Smith movie 'Concussion'

AAU applauds new Will Smith movie 'Concussion'
AAU CONTINUES TO PROMOTE ATHLETE SAFETY. NEW WILL SMITH MOVIE 'CONCUSSION' PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON CONCUSSION AWARENESS

17 Dec 2015

Amateur Athletic Union Strength Sports Announces 2015 Academic All-Americans

Amateur Athletic Union Strength Sports Announces 2015 Academic All-Americans

28 Sep 2015

Longtime AAU Volunteer Samuel Giambelluca Passes

Longtime AAU Volunteer Samuel Giambelluca Passes

Longtime AAU volunteer Samuel Giambelluca passed away at home in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Sept. 7 surrounded by his family. Sam was the National Chair of the AAU Junior Olympic Games Track and Field program for 16 years and hosted the national meet in 1966, 1972 and 1974. He was Co-Director of the first AAU / USA Junior Olympic Games National Basketball Championship held in Poplar Bluff and received a 25-year service pin from the AAU in 1992.

8 Sep 2015

Harrison Williams: A Decathlete's Pole Vault Advantage

Harrison Williams: A Decathlete's Pole Vault Advantage

25 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Joel Ferrell Award Winners

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Joel Ferrell Award Winners
Find out more about the athletes who won the prestigious Joel Ferrell Outstanding Performance Memorial Award at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

21 Aug 2015

AAU Junior Olympic Games up for SportsTravel Award

AAU Junior Olympic Games up for SportsTravel Award
Voting for the 2015 SportsTravel Awards ends on Sept. 15 and winners will be presented at TEAMS ’15 Conference & Expo on Nov. 9-12 in Las Vegas. Click here to cast your vote now.

19 Aug 2015

AAU Strength Sports Athletes Excel at AAU Junior Olympic Games

AAU Strength Sports Athletes Excel at AAU Junior Olympic Games

Hampton Roads came alive August 3rd through 6th as top AAU Junior Olympic Games athletes battled for records and bragging rights at a series of AAU Strength Sports events.

13 Aug 2015

West Virginia athlete overcomes disease with the help of baton twirling

West Virginia athlete overcomes disease with the help of baton twirling
West Virginia native Meagan Sheehan has fought through a oft-debilitating condition to continue pursuing her dreams as a baton twirler, most recently competing in at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Hampton Roads, Va.

12 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Track & Field

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Track & Field
Check out the action photos from Track & Field at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

12 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Karate

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Karate
Check out the action photos from Karate at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

12 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Baton

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Baton
Check out the action photos from Baton Twirling at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

12 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Field Hockey

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Field Hockey
Check out the action photos from AAU Field Hockey at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!
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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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