Georgia AAU Boys' Basketball
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is GA AAU Boys' Basketball?
GA AAU Boys' Basketball is a member entity of the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S., Inc. (one of the largest, non-profit, volunteer, sports organizations in the United States) that administers district qualifying tournaments (DQTs) in the Georgia district and other administrative duties.
2. What are GA AAU Boys' Basketball's hours of operation?
GA AAU Boys' Basketball's office operating hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm/Eastern Time. Office hour exceptions are during district qualifying tournaments (DQTs), when phone contact is essential after hours and on the weekends.
3. Who is the point of contact for GA AAU Boys' Basketball?
Tommy Anderson, who is the Sport Director.
4. How can GA AAU Boys' Basketball be contacted?
You can contact Georgia AAU Boys' Basketball via telephone -- (404) 713-7498 or via email at [email protected]
5. What social media pages does GA AAU Boys' Basketball have?
6. Where can I view the 2017 GA AAU Boys' Basketball District/Super Qualifier Calendar?
You can view the 2017 GA AAU Boys' Basketball District/Super Qualifier Calendar by clicking the following link (CLICK HERE).
7. How do I register for GA AAU Boys' Basketball district qualifying tournaments?
You can ONLY register for GA AAU Boys' Basketball district qualifying tournaments (DQTs) online. CLICK HERE to go to registration site.
GA AAU Boys' Basketball does NOT accept cash, money orders, or paper checks; credit, debit, or e-checks are the only forms of payment acceptable, via the online registration site.
8. Are there instructions for the online registration site?
Yes, there are. Click the following link to view the instructions (CLICK HERE).
9. Are district qualifying tournaments AAU National qualifiers?
Yes, they are.
10. What is the difference between a district qualifier and a super regional?
A district qualifier is a tournament that only clubs from a certain district (e.g., in this case, Georgia) may participate in; conversely, a super regional is a tournament that clubs from all districts can participate in.
11. Does my club have to participate in the district qualifer to participate in AAU Nationals?
Yes, your club MUST participate in the district qualifer to participate in AAU Nationals. Super Regionals only provisionally qualify a club for Nationals. District qualifiers validate the Super Regional bid.
12. Where can I find licensed AAU events?
13. How do I become a member of the AAU?
You can become an AAU member by going to aausports.org. Non-athlete members must consent to background check before their membership will be approved. AAU conducts background checks through First Advantage.
14. How long does it take to receive background check results?
Non-athlete members should allow up to ten (10) business days for background check results to come back. For additional information, please contact the National AAU Compliance Department at (407) 934-7200.
15. How do I find a team?
The AAU doesn't have teams, per se; just a collection of member clubs, and many AAU clubs start at your local recreation centers. You can also use the "Find a Local Club" option on aausports.org.
16. I can't find a team. What do I do now?
If you're having trouble finding a team, you can form your own -- CLICK HERE for more information.
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