Coverage of top youth basketball includes the 12U – 19U National Championships and 8th-11th Grade Super Showcases
AUSTIN, Texas — March 5, 2018 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a multi-year agreement with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) to live stream the AAU Boys National Championships and Super Showcases exclusively on FloHoops.com.
As the largest and oldest youth basketball program in the U.S., the AAU has produced some of the game’s biggest legends, including Shaquille O’Neal, Stephen Curry, Vince Carter, Isaiah Thomas, and Lebron James. As part of the agreement, FloSports will air the 12U – 19U Championships and feature some of the best youth basketball teams from around the country. This year’s schedule of events is as follows:
- AAU 14U Boys National Championships: July 5-9, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL (DI, DII, DIII)
- AAU 15U Boys National Championships: July 18-22, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL (DI & DII)
- AAU 16U Boys National Championships: July 18-22, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL (DI & DII)
- AAU 17U Boys National Championships: July 18-22, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL (DI & DII)
- AAU 19U Boys National Championships: July 18-22, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL (Open)
- AAU 12U Boys National Championships: July 18-22, 2018, Hampton, VA (DI & DII)
- AAU 13U Boys National Championships: July 20-24, 2018, Greensboro, NC (DI & DII)
- AAU Boys 8th-11th Grade Super Showcases: July 25-20, 2018, Lake Buena Vista, FL (Open)
“Every year, we give hundreds of thousands of young athletes the chance to develop their skills and achieve their athletic dreams in a fun and supportive environment,” AAU Boys Basketball National Chairman Boo Williams said. “We’ve helped some of basketball’s greatest names get their start and it’s important that we continue to provide every player, coach, and fan the opportunity to enjoy and experience the game. Our partnership with FloSports is a strategic move to show a bigger audience the incredible talent our athletes have on FloHoops.com. Basketball is all about teamwork, and we feel the same about our agreement with FloSports. We’re excited to come together and give fans a deeper level of coverage of our players and teams, and a fans a better experience.”
“As one of the most established sports organizations in the country, the AAU is helping young athletes of all ages and backgrounds cultivate their passions in sports,” FloSports SVP, Rights and Acquisition Strategy Adam Fenn said. “We’re excited to showcase the AAU Boys Championships to a global audience of fans on FloHoops.com. It’s a great opportunity for these elite youth players to gain exposure and further their hoop dreams.”
The partnership with AAU adds to FloSports’ commitment to air robust coverage of youth, high school and college basketball around the world. Other live programming available exclusively on FloHoops.com includes leading high school basketball showcases such as the Hoophall Classic, City of Palms, and Les Schwab Invitational, as well as preseason college basketball tournaments like the Paradise Jam and Junkanoo Jam, and Big Ten basketball games.
To access live and on-demand coverage of the AAU Boys National Championships, users must sign up to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber on FloHoops.com. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the games across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku or Apple TV 4.
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About Amateur Athletic Union
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is one of the largest- non-profit volunteer sports organizations in the country. As a multi-sport organization, the AAU is dedicated exclusively to the promotion and development of amateur sports programs. Founded in 1888, the AAU philosophy of “Sports For All, Forever” is now shared by nearly 700,000 members and 150,000 volunteers across 41 sports programs and 55 US districts. Visit www.aausports.org for more information.