NOTE TO ALL FOOTBALL ATHLETES, COACHES AND PARENTS:
ATHLETES/COACHES/PARENTS MUST GO TO THE REGISTRATION AREA TO CHECK-IN AND PICK UP THE ATHLETE WRISTBANDS. All athletes and coaches will be required to wear a wristband during the length of the event in order to gain admittance into the facility. The replacement cost for lost wristbands will be equal to the cost of admission.
WRISTBAND PICK-UP: All wristbands must be picked up at Packet Pick Up – Location TBD.
Replacement Wristbands will be purchased in the Coaches Check-in Tent.
Wristband pick-up is a MANDATORY part of the athlete check-in process. Wristbands are required for entry into the sports complex. It is the responsibility of the head coach and parents to ensure that all of his/her athletes receive their wristbands as part of the check-in process. Coaches will pick up the wristbands for their rostered number of athletes.
COMPETITOR TEAMS: Teams will check-in at the sports complex 1-hour before scheduled time to play.
Athletes who fail to report on time will not be allowed to compete in that event, after check-in has been closed for his or her pool. (Check-in is closed when the first team begins competition in each pool.) It is the athletes, coaches, and parent’s responsibility (not the officials) to see that athletes report on time.
AWARDS: AAU Junior Olympic Games medals will be awarded to the top three (3) teams in each age division and a trophy will be awarded to the first place team in each age/grade division.
COACHES: The coaches’ entry fee is $25.00 per coach. Coaches must register online at www.aaujrogames.org. To register for coaches’ passes onsite, the coach must have a current AAU membership and a $10.00 late fee will be assessed. Membership is no longer instant due to background screens and can take up to ten days to process. BE PREPARED and register for membership early.
*A maximum of three (3) complimentary Coaches Passes will be given to any team. All coaches must register online to receive the complimentary pass. COACHES MUST HAVE AN APPROVED AAU MEMBERSHIP PRIOR TO REGISTERING. Additional coaches may also register online and pay the $25.00 coaches’ entry fee. ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE. Entry fees are per coach, no substitutions are allowed.
A coaches’ pass will consist of a wristband that must be worn during the length of the event.
INSTRUCTIONS ON RECEIVING CLUB/TEAM COACHES PASSES:
- Coaches passes will be distributed at check-in.
REMINDER: COMPLIMENTARY PASSES WILL ONLY BE MADE AVAILABLE ACCORDING TO THE ABOVE PRESCRIBED FORMULA. ALL COACHES (those who receive a complimentary pass or pay the entry fee) MUST BE CURRENT AAU MEMBERS AND PRESENT THEIR MEMBERSHIP CARD or MEMBERSHIP ID # AT CHECK-IN.
COACHES’ The AAU is happy to make available FREE Coaches’ Education for all AAU non-athlete members. This excellent
EDUCATION: Program is MANDATORY for all AAU non-athletes and will be administered by Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Please visit www.aausports.org and click on PCA COACHES EDUCATION order to enter and take the MANDATORY AAU/PCA coaches educational course. Membership may be revoked from non-athletes who do not complete course prior to competition.
TENTS: A specific area for team tents will be designated, with safety protocols in mind. Tents left overnight are not the responsibility of the AAU or Brevard County Parks and Recreation.
COOLERS: Only credentialed athletes and coaches will be allowed to bring personal use coolers inside the facility. Anyone with medical needs will be allowed as well. Size limitations may be in effect for coolers. Additional information will be posted online prior to the event. Coolers are subject to search as are all other bags, jackets, etc.
WATER: Water stations will be located at all event areas, clerking tent and finish line.
TRANSPORTATION: All athletes, coaches, and fans are responsible for their own transportation to and from all activities, events, and hotels.
PARKING: Parking maps will be available online at www.aaujrogames.org.
SECURITY: All AAU Junior Olympic Games facilities maintain the right to search any bags, backpacks, purses, jackets, etc. throughout the duration of the AAU Junior Olympic Games.
ADMISSION FEE: Athletes and coaches with a credential will receive admission to all competition venues as part of your entry fee. Please note that you must check-in and pick up your credential prior to receiving admittance into any venue. You must have the appropriate wristband or credential.
Spectators can purchase tickets onsite at the venues. Daily passes are $15.00 (6 & under free) and includes admission to all competition venues on the designated day only. Event passports are $45.00 (6 & under free). For more information on ticket options, please visit www.aaujrogames.org.
NO GUARANTEE: The AAU cannot and does not guarantee the appearance and/or participation of specific participant(s) and/or teams (as applicable) in this event. The AAU has licensed (approved) this Event as an official AAU Event (competition), but the AAU is not and shall not be responsible for any participant’s or spectator’s expenses related to this Event (nor reimbursements for same) in case of dissatisfaction of any participant, friend, family, or spectator, this includes, but is not limited to all travel, hotel (lodging), food, entry fees and/or any other expenses related to the event.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
AAU National Headquarters