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20 Mar 2017

AAU CARES at AAU Track and Field Indoor National Championships

AAU CARES at AAU Track and Field Indoor National Championships

Participating athletes donaated new or used books to support the local book bank

15 Mar 2017

Highly Decorated Class of Finalists Announced for 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award

Highly Decorated Class of Finalists Announced for 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – The title of top amateur athlete in America is up for debate this week, as seven deserving finalists – Wisconsin volleyball All-American Lauren Carlini, judo Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison,  gold medalist gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, water polo gold medalist Ashleigh Johnson,  target shooter Ginny Thrasher who also won gold, Aly Raisman gold medal gymnast and wrestler Kyle Snyder, another gold winner  – were announced today for the 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award. 

8 Feb 2017

AAU Spotlight: Longtime AAU and USA Basketball board member Rod Seaford

AAU Spotlight: Longtime AAU and USA Basketball board member Rod Seaford

Rod Seaford, AAU Treasurer and NCAAU Boys Basketball Director, has served the AAU as a volunteer and a professional for 36 years. He was been inducted to both the AAU/USA and NCAAU Hall of Fame. He is currently the Chair of the National Board of Review and Special Counsel to the national organization. 


1 Feb 2017

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and All World Sports Enter Into New Strategic Partnership

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and All World Sports Enter Into New Strategic Partnership
ORLANDO, Fla. (February 1, 2017) – The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and All World Sports have joined forces to bring youth baseball event operators and coaches an array of new resources, the two organizations announced this month during the annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention in Anaheim.

25 Jan 2017

2018 AAU Girls Basketball National Championships

13 Jan 2017

Powerlifting for a Purpose

Powerlifting for a Purpose

One of the most successful powerlifting athletes at the AAU Junior Olympic Games during the past few years has been Taylorville, Illinois teenager Karter Brachear.  A 17-year-old junior at Taylorville High School, Karter began doing the powerlifts at age 12 to get stronger for football and wrestling, and he set seven Illinois state records in his first meet nine months later. 

22 Dec 2016

RECAP: AAU Football Nationals Wraps Up at Northeast Regional Park

RECAP: AAU Football Nationals Wraps Up at Northeast Regional Park

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 13, 2017) – The sixth annual AAU Tackle Football League Based National Championships concluded last month (Dec. 15-18) with 38 teams from nine states across the nation. Games were held at Northeast Regional Park in Davenport.

21 Dec 2016

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Selects CaptainU as the Official Recruiting Partner

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Selects CaptainU as the Official Recruiting Partner

SAN FRANCISCO (December 20, 2016) – The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is proud to announce a strategic partnership with CaptainU to provide athletic development and college sports recruiting tools to their members, teams and sanctioned events. 

13 Dec 2016

A'Jani Stokes: The Fastest Kid at GTMO

A'Jani Stokes: The Fastest Kid at GTMO

5 Dec 2016

Recap: Top Runners Converged for the 2016 AAU Cross Country National Championships

Recap: Top Runners Converged for the 2016 AAU Cross Country National Championships
More than 1,000 cross country runners competed in the annual AAU Cross Country National Championship on December 3, 2016.

18 Nov 2016

Amateur Athletic Union, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Visit Orlando Recognized Nationally for Marquee AAU Volleyball Event

Amateur Athletic Union, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Visit Orlando Recognized Nationally for Marquee AAU Volleyball Event

ORLANDO, Florida (November 18, 2016) – The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), in conjunction with ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Visit Orlando, was honored by Sports Destination Management as a recipient of the 2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award for the impact generated by the 43rd AAU Girls’ Junior Volleyball National Championship.

11 Nov 2016

Amateur Athletic Union Partners with CYBL-USA

Amateur Athletic Union Partners with CYBL-USA
In a strategic effort to increase youth programming in boys and girls basketball in the southeastern portion of the United States, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is partnering with the Competitive Youth Basketball League USA (CYBL-USA) again in 2017.

7 Nov 2016

AAU Girls Basketball National Championships Set to Tip Off in Derby City in 2017

AAU Girls Basketball National Championships Set to Tip Off in Derby City in 2017

ORLANDO, Florida (Nov. 7, 2016) — The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball National Championships for 9th-11th grade girls will tip off in Louisville, Kentucky in July 2017, the organization announced today.

31 Oct 2016

AAU Vice President Rusty Buchanan To Be Recognized as Central Florida Humanitarian at Nov. 3 Gala in Melbourne

AAU Vice President Rusty Buchanan To Be Recognized as Central Florida Humanitarian at Nov. 3 Gala in Melbourne

ORLANDO, Florida (Oct. 31, 2016) — Brevard County resident and 1st Vice President of the Amateur Athletic Union, Rusty Buchanan, will be recognized as a Central Florida Humanitarian on Nov. 3 at a gala event in Melbourne.

18 Oct 2016

Amateur Athletic Union Expresses Support for Newly Announced Youth Basketball Guidelines

Amateur Athletic Union Expresses Support for Newly Announced Youth Basketball Guidelines

ORLANDO, Florida (Oct. 18, 2016) The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) voted in support of the newly established NBA and USA Basketball youth basketball guidelines during the Union’s 125th AAU National Convention, the organization announced today.

13 Sep 2016

City Futsal, Amateur Athletic Union Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Youth Futsal Opportunities to America’s Youth

ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 13, 2016) – City Futsal, a leader in youth futsal in the United States, and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), America’s longest standing youth sports organization, will be joining forces this season, the two organizations announced today.

13 Sep 2016

2016 AAU Joel Ferrell Award Winners

2016 AAU Joel Ferrell Award Winners

15 Aug 2016

2017 AAU Memberships Available August 15, 2016

2017 AAU Memberships Available August 15, 2016
Individual, Non-Athlete and Club memberships are available beginning August 15. Get ahead of the game to secure your 2017 AAU membership EARLY. The current membership year expires 
August 31 – don't let your membership benefits lapse!

23 Sep 2016

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Sport: Fishing
Type: Invitational
Date(s): Sep 24, 2016

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.

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AAU Events Earn Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Nov. 27, 2017) - Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, today announced the 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for contributing more than $400 million to the national economy over the past year.

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Sport stacking brings a family closer together. 

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