2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off

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2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off
March 17-19

Boys - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Varsity

Girls - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Varsity

West Chester / Cincinnati, OH

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Tournament Information

Dates

March 17 - 19

Location

Ronnie Grandison Basketball Academy

7950 E Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249

Lakota West High School

8940 Union Centre Boulevard, West Chester, OH 45069

Tournament Director

Andy Fishman – ph. (513) 477-0991 or e-mail at gbcoachfish@gmail.com

Entry Fee

Fee for the 2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off Shootout is FREE for the first 60 teams. (AAU Membership required to receive Free entry).

Otherwise the entry free is $150.

All registration for the 2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off Shoot Out will be online.

Please click on the following link to begin the registration process:

Register Here


Entries will not be accepted until registration has been verified.

Entry Deadline

3/10/23

Game Guarantee

Each team will receive a three (3) game guarantee

Rules of Play

The official rules will be the National Federation High School (NFHS) rules for the current year, except where modified by the AAU Boys’ and Girls Basketball Rule Book.

Player Roster

Rosters must be submitted before playing first game.

Grade Determination

For teams that have chosen to organize on the basis of the athletes grade, and who have players who do not meet the age eligibility criteria for age based teams, the AAU provides grade based competition as follows:

3rd Grade – An athlete must be in the 3rd grade or below as of October 1, 2022 and can be no older than 10 on August 31, 2023

4th Grade – An athlete must be in the 4th grade or below as of October 1, 2022 and can be no older than 11 on August 31, 2023

5th Grade – An athlete must be in the 5th grade or below as of October 1, 2022 and can be no older than 12 on August 31, 2023

6th Grade – An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below as of October 1, 2022 and can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2023

7th Grade – An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below as of October 1, 2022 and can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2023

8th Grade – An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below as of October 1, 2022 and can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2023

9th Grade Division – An athlete who is in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2022 and who is no older than 16 on August 31, 2023 is eligible to play in the 9th grade division.

10th Grade Division – An athlete who is in the 10th grade as of October 1, 2022 and who is no older than 17 on August 31, 2023 is eligible to play in the 10th grade division.

11th Grade Division – An athlete who is in the 11th grade as of October 1, 2022 and who is no older than 18 on August 31, 2023 is eligible to play in the 11th grade division.

Grade Divisions

Boys - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Varsity Girls - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Varsity

Membership Criteria

All players must show their current AAU membership card and have a copy of a legal BIRTH CERTIFICATE available if requested.

Uniforms

Teams must have light and dark jerseys

Play Starts

Play starts at 5pm on 3/17/23. Arrangements will be made for teams traveling more than 100 miles (if requested).

Registration

Please click on the following link to begin the registration process:

Register Here

Check in for each team will be conducted prior to the start of the team’s first game at the site of the team’s first game.

In order for a smooth registration process it is recommended that you arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of your first game.

Each team will be required to bring copies of AAU cards (including coaches) and a copy of a legal birth certificate.

Each team member will required to sign the roster form.

Coaches will also be required to sign the roster form as well as the AAU Coaches Awareness Form.

Entry Packet

Registration for the 2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off is online through Exposure.

Register Here

Game Schedule

Game Schedule will be posted on tourney machine approximately 3 days prior top the start of the tournament

If you need immediate information please contact Andy Fishman at 513-477-0991

Gym Sites and Maps

Ronnie Grandison Basketball Academy
8940 Union Centre Boulevard
West Chester, OH 45069

Site’s Courts: RGB 1, RGB 2, RGB 3, RGB 4, RGB 5, RGB 6,

From the South
I -75 North Merge onto I-275 E
Take the Reed Hartman Hwy exit, EXIT 47, toward Blue Ash.
Keep left to take the Reed Hartman N ramp toward Kemper Road.
Turn left onto Reed Hartman Hwy.
Turn right onto Fields Ertel Rd.
Take the 3rd right onto Conrey Rd.
Turn left onto E Kemper Rd. 7900 E KEMPER RD.

From the North
I -75 South Merge onto I-275 E
Take the Reed Hartman Hwy exit, EXIT 47, toward Blue Ash.
Keep left to take the Reed Hartman N ramp toward Kemper Road.
Turn left onto Reed Hartman Hwy.
Turn right onto Fields Ertel Rd.
Take the 3rd right onto Conrey Rd.
Turn left onto E Kemper Rd. 7900 E KEMPER RD.

Coaches Information

For complete list of rules -

Please click here for the 2022 AAU Boys Basketball Handbook.

Please click here for the 2022 AAU Girls Basketball Handbook.

Competition Rules

The official rules will be the National Federation High School (NFHS) rules for the current year, except where modified by the AAU Boys’ and Girls Basketball Rule Book.

Uniforms
a. 1. Players’ jerseys must have numbers on both the front and back.
2. Numbers can be 0, 00-99.
3. Minimum size of numbers shall be 2″ on the front and 4″ on the back.
4. Teams competing in National Championship tournaments must have Light and Dark jerseys.
5. Home wears Light jerseys and Visitor wears Dark jerseys.
6. The top/left team on the schedule shall be the home team and sit on the scorekeepers’ left.
7. The bottom/right team on the schedule shall be the visiting team and sit on the scorekeepers’ right.
8. Violations of Section G shall be penalized by a two (2) shot administrative technical foul for each illegal jersey. The penalty will be assessed at the time the player with the illegal jersey enters the game.

Contacts

Tournament Director - Andy Fishman

Cell Ph. – 513‐477‐0991

Hotel Information

Hotel blocks have been secured at various hotels throughout the area for the 2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off Shootout. Please click below for more information -

https://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=61227

For any questions regarding hotels, please contact Stay Play Made Simple at (513)889-5406 or info@stayplaymadesimple.com.

Merchandise

Merchandise for the 2023 Ohio AAU Basketball Membership Tip Off Tournament will be provided during the tournament.

Items will include the latest in basketball equipment and clothing as well as custom Tournament T- Shirts.

Local Attractions

TopGolf
9568 Water Front Drive
West Chester, Ohio 45069
www.topgolf.com/us/west-chester

Join in on the latest entertainment craze at Topgolf in West Chester. You’ll find comfortable bays, amazing food and tons of fun. Hit the microchipped balls into the playing field and see who comes out on top. No experiece required!

Main Event Entertainment
9477 Oxford Way West Chester OH 45069
Location: West Chester
(513) 777-1700
www.mainevent.com/locations/west-chester-oh

From action packed lazer tag to family bowling to a high ropes course, Main Event Entertainment has you covered for an afternoon of family fun. And don’t miss the arcade! The latest games and billards to top it all off.

The Web Extreme Entertainment
7172 Cincinnati Dayton Rd.
West Chester OH 45069
(513) 860-2882
www.funattheweb.com

With friendly staff, on-site restaurant, and a variety of activities, The WEB is the perfect one-stop entertainment destination for your family. Whether you’re looking for high-octane go-kart racing action, exciting laser tag competition, fun mini-bowling, or all-around fun, come play, game, and refuel at The WEB.

Kings Island
6300 Kings Island Dr.
Mason, OH 45040
Toll-Free: 513-754-5700
www.visitkingsisland.com

There’s more than enough entertainment to keep the whole family busy with a visit to Kings Island (KI), one of the largest theme parks in the Midwest. The five-year award winner for “Best Kids Area in the World” is the home of an award-winning waterpark and more than 80 rides and attractions, including the world famous wooden roller coaster, The Beast™ and the free fall adventure, Drop Zone™.

Wake Nation
201 Joe Nuxall Way
Fairfield, OH 45014
513-846-4063
www.wakenation.com

Come visit Cincinnati’s first watersports complex with wakeboarding, wakeskating, water skiing and kneeboarding made possible by cable suspended 30 ft. above an eight acre lake.

EnterTrainment Junction
7379 Squire Ct.
West Chester, OH 45069
513-898-8000
www.entertrainmentjunction.com

Take a nostalgic trip through the early days of American railway history and on to the fast-paced trains of today at EnterTrainment Junction. This 25,000 sq. ft. model train display features two miles of track and 90 models trains.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road
State Route 128
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513-868-1234
www.pyramidhill.org

One of just ten sculpture parks in the United States and the only sculpture park of its size in Ohio, Pyramid Hill is a 265-acre park and outdoor museum showcasing beautiful works of art. Displaying more than 50 pieces of monumental art, Pyramid Hill’s scenic setting provides a peaceful getaway for every visitor. The park also features hiking trails, an arboretum, indoor pavilion, wall garden, lakes, picnic areas, amphitheater, and activities for both adults and children.

Newport Aquarium
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (800) 406-3474
www.newportaquarium.com

A state-of-the art facility, the Newport Aquarium brings to the banks of the Ohio River some of the world’s most advanced, creative technology — not to mention amazing animals — all designed to take you around the globe, visiting each continent, every ocean and hundreds of waterways in between. And what a way to travel: Underwater tunnels. See-through floors. Walk-around exhibits. And a touch pool.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
3400 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Toll-Free: (513) 281-4700
www.cincinnatizoo.org

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is consistently ranked as one of the top zoos in the country. In fact, in 2004 it was rated one of the top three Zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey®. It has also been recognized by Child Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Best Zoos for Kids.” Opened in 1875, it is the nation’s second oldest zoo and a national historic landmark. The Zoo’s 75 acres house more than 500 animal species and 3,000 plant varieties.

If you need immediate information please contact the BCVB at 513-860-4194.

"I have been taking teams to, and helping run, AAU State and National tournaments since 1992 and I truly believe AAU has always offered players, coaches, and fans the best situations for competition."

- Duane Williams
Ohio Lady Attack