2024 AAU Basketball Girls World Championships

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2024 AAU Basketball Girls World Championships

June 26, 2024

to

June 30, 2024

Girls - 2nd/3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Hamilton, OH

Tournament Information

Dates

June 26-30, 2024

Location

Hamilton, OH

Venue

Spooky Nook Sports Champion Mill

601 N B St. Hamilton, OH 45013

Tournament Director

To be Announced

Entry Fee

Fee for the 2024 AAU World Championships is $675

Click here to Register

Entry Deadline

6/10/24

Game Guarantee

Each team will receive a four (4) 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:

2nd/3rd Grade – An athlete must be in the 3rd grade or below as of October 1, 2023 and can be no older than 10 on August 31, 2024

4th Grade – An athlete must be in the 4th grade or below as of October 1, 2023 and can be no older than 11 on August 31, 2024

5th Grade – An athlete must be in the 5th grade or below as of October 1, 2023 and can be no older than 12 on August 31, 2024

6th Grade – An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below as of October 1, 2023 and can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2024

7th Grade – An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below as of October 1, 2023 and can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2024

8th Grade – An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below as of October 1, 2023 and can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2024

Grade Divisions

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

Membership Criteria

All players have 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 8am on 6/27/24.

Registration and Practice

Registration

Team registration will be held on June 26th. Exact registration times will be posted approximately one week prior to the start of the Championships.

Late registration will be held on June 27th. Teams registering on June 27th must be present a minimum of 2 hours before their first game.

ALL COACHES AND ATHLETES MUST BE PRESENT AT REGISTRATION.

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

Practice

Each team will be scheduled 1 hour of practice on June 26th. Times will be posted approximately one week prior to the start of the tournament. Additional practice times will be available throughout the tournament for a nominal fee.

Entry Packet

Registration for the 2024 AAU World Championships is through the AAU Girls Basketball website -  Click here to Register

Game Schedule

Game Schedule will be posted approximately 1 week prior to tournament.

If you need immediate information please contact Mark Hecquet at 513-602-4443

Gym Site

All games will be held at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex

Spooky Nook Sports Champion Mill

601 N B St, Hamilton, OH 45013

From I-75 South / North  - Take exit 24 toward Hamilton onto OH-129 W(Butler County Veterans Hwy). Go for 10.5 miles. Continue on High St (OH-129 W). Then 0.6 miles. Turn right onto N Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (US-127). Then 0.7 miles. Turn left onto Black St. Then 0.3 miles.

Coaches Information

Coaches Meeting

A Coaches Meeting will be held on June 26th. The Meeting will be held at the Spooky Nook Sports Champion Mill Complex. Exact time and location will be posted approximately one week prior to the start oof the Championships. It is expected at least one coach from each team will attend Coaches meeting.

Competition Rules

For complete list of rules -

Please click here for the 2024 AAU Girls Basketball Handbook.

The official rules will be the National Federation High School (NFHS) rules for the current year, except where modified by the AAU 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 World 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

To be Announced

Tournament Commissioner

Andy Fishman

513‐477‐0991

Hotel Information

Information coming soon

 

Merchandise

Merchandise for the 2024 AAU World Championships 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
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Main Event Entertainment
9477 Oxford Way West Chester OH 45069
Location: West Chester
(513) 777-1700
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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

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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.

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- Duane Williams
Ohio Lady Attack