ELIGIBILITY RULES FOR AAU/CLUB BASKETBALL

All Non-athletes/coaches are responsible to see that their team meets all eligibility requirements. Competition in boys’ & girls' basketball shall be in the following age/grade divisions:

AGE BASED COMPETITION RULES

  • 7U – An athlete can be no older than 7 on August 31, 2022.
  • 8U – An athlete can be no older than 8 on August 31, 2022.
  • 9U  – An athlete can be no older than 9 on August 31, 2022.
  • 10U – An athlete can be no older than 10 on August 31, 2022.
  • 11U – An athlete can be no older than 11 on August 31, 2022.
  • 12U – An athlete can be no older than 12 on August 31, 2022.
  • 13U – An athlete can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2022.
  • 14U – An athlete can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2022.


GRADE BASED COMPETITION RULES

  • 5TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 12 on August 31, 2022.
  • 6TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2022.
  • 7TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2022.
  • 8TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2022.


HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION RULES

  • 15U/9TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2022. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 9th Grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 16 on August 31, 2022
  • 16U/10TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 16 on August 31, 2022. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 10th Grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 17 on August 31, 2022
  • 17U/11TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 17 on August 31, 2022. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 11th Grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 18 on August 31, 2022
  • 19U/12TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 19 on August 31, 2022. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 12th Grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 20 on August 31, 2022


*Proof of age and/or grade must be available for review, by an AAU designee at all AAU licensed competitions, if requested. If said information is not available the team is subject to removal from the competition.*