This Month with AAU Soccer

Check out the new AAU ESPN Arcade Games
The AAU has linked up with ESPN online Arcade Games.  From the homepage, click on ESPN Arcade Games.  Play fun casual games online at AAU’s ESPN Arcade in sport, driving, puzzle, cards and action sports genres.  You will find 9 exciting arcade games for your entertainment.

Round the World Basketball            Club 300 Bowling
Sports Copter 2                           Sports Jigsaw
Mini Hoops                                  QB Assault
Sports Concentration                    It’s Goooooood FG Kicker
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Play AAU’s ESPN Arcade today!

Disney’s Give a Day Get a Day
Volunteer a day and receive a 1 day 1 theme park ticket to the Disneyland Resort or Walt Disney World Resort, FREE!  Search and sign up for an approved Non-profit organization, volunteer and redeem & celebrate with Disney.  This program is from January 1, 2010 through December 15, 2010 or until all tickets have been distributed.

For more information Click here.

Upcoming Events:
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Invierno/Verano/2010 League
Antioch, CA
Concord, CA
Pittsburg, CA

Membership Benefits
Why join the AAU?  The Amateur Athletic Union is one of the largest Non-profit youth sports organizations.  We offer a variety of 30+ sports for your young athlete to participate in and be active.  One membership fee is valid for any of our sports throughout the year.  The AAU membership year runs from September 1st through August 31st.
Individual Membership fees begin at $12 for athletes (person who participates in an AAU Sanctioned sports activity at the Youth or Adult level) and $14 for non-athletes (a person who participates in the AAU in an administrative role such as an Administrator, Bench Personnel, Coach, Instructor, Manager, Official, Team Leader, Tournament Director, Volunteer or Other who supports the sport’s activity but does not compete as an athlete).  Added Benefit membership allows AB members to participate in non-AAU sanctioned events; for just $2 more you can be an Added Benefit member.  Individual AAU memberships provide Sports Accidental Insurance.
Club membership fees begin at $30 for Level 1 up to $300 for Level 3.

Level 3 @ $300:

•    Eligible to participate in events
•    Eligible to vote at appropriate District meetings
•    Eligible to receive sanction for practice insurance
•    Eligible to receive sanction to host an event
•    Eligible to use AAU Name & Logo in AAU Sanctioned events
•    Eligible for tax-exempt status
•    Eligible to accept tax-exempt donations
•    Eligible to become sales tax exempt in your state

Level 2 @ $60:
•    Eligible to participate in events
•    Eligible to vote at appropriate District meetings
•    Eligible to receive sanction for practice insurance
•    Eligible to receive sanction to host an event
•    Eligible to use AAU Name & Logo in AAU Sanctioned events

Level 1 @ $30:
•    Eligible to participate in events
•    Eligible to vote at appropriate District meetings
•    Eligible to receive sanction for practice insurance
Club memberships provide Liability Insurance for the Club and facility during practices.

Membership is required to participate in all AAU Sanctioned events (national championships, district championships, clinics/demos, invitationals, regionals, etc.) or practices.

For more information about Memberships.
For more information about Insurance benefits.

Event Sanction Benefits

1.  The resources of a multi-million dollar organization while maintaining administrative
control of your event.
2.  The AAU nationally recognized brand and logo
3.  Multi-million dollar insurance program
4.  Marketing opportunities with AAU members
5.  AAU ribbons, medals and banners
6.  Established and recognized sport rules
7.  Local and National web sites to promote your event
8.  Convenient online services

Host an event today!
Host an event with the AAU today!  All the profits made will be yours to keep!  Once you have an approved sanction we can start promoting the event as AAU to your fellow AAU members.  Your event will be posted online under Find an Event with all of your club details.  You sanction will be added to the Monthly Newsletter under Upcoming Events.

Do you have a star athlete?  Or do you have a favorite AAU experience or story you want to share?
We have the capabilities to update the website with AAU pictures and stories as well as promoting events.  If you have a story or news update about your club, event or an athlete, please submit the story and/or pictures for review and posting at anastasia@aausports.org.  Once you have an approved 2010 sanction, we can promote online at Find an Event.

Nominate your athlete for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award
It is known as the “Oscar” of the sports awards and is older than the Heisman Award.  This prestigious award is presented to the amateur athlete who exemplifies strong leadership, outstanding athletic abilities, strong, moral character and excellent sportsmanship.  The AAU Sullivan Committee is accepting nominations now through March 1st.  Visit the AAU Sullivan Website for more information.

Nominate today

To learn more about Soccer, visit the Soccer website today.

Thank you from the AAU.

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