The AAU is one of several major national baseball organizations that qualifies its 12u National Champion to compete in Branson, Missouri each summer at the Youth Baseball Network National Championship.
The Elite Swarm from Tampa, Florida qualified for the YBN National Championship at the AAU Grand National Championship in June in Orlando, Florida and represented the AAU with superb sportsmanship & skills, never quit attitude and exciting games throughout the Championship. Finishing second among so many high quality organizations, AAU Baseball congratulates the entire Elite Swarm team, players, coaches and parents on their amazing performance.
Elite Swarm Results
The 12u national champion from the following organizations played for the title of the best 12u team in the nation. Additional organizations could be added for 2018.
The YBN National Championship offers so much for both the teams, as well as the family and friends that attend. This event is one that improves each and every year. Just wait to see what 2018 may bring!
Learn all about the Youth Baseball Network and its National Championship at www.youthbaseballnetwork.com.
What Is Pickleball?
AAU Pickleball Serves First-Ever Event in Florida
The AAU Englewood Chill Blast Pickleball Tournament made history this weekend as the first-ever pickleball event hosted for AAU members. (What the heck is pickleball?!) More than 180 athletes from 11 states and Canada – ranging from age 19 to 75 – competed on Florida’s west coast as part of the Florida Pickleball League.
Best Bats to Use at AAU Baseball Nationals in 2018
Ask an Expert: AAU Alum Lauryn Williams (Part 2)
Remember When... Dwyane Wade Visited ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Back in 2010, before Wade and his buddy LeBron James joined forces in South Beach for the Heat, Wade joined Mickey Mouse and played a special 3-on-3 basketball game with athletes in town for the 16U AAU Girls Basketball National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.
18 AAU Events You Don't Want to Miss in 2018
Summertime is right around the corner and, with that, comes the bulk of AAU national championship season. The AAU is constantly adding new events and new competition opportunities for youth athletes and, in recent years, a larger focus has been placed on developing the whole event – not just organizing a tournament. Complete with social responsibility initiatives and unique family vacation opportunities, take a look at the 18 AAU events you are not going to want to miss in 2018.
Workout of the Month: Kneeling Exercises
Walk into a gym and you’ll notice a lot of the same thing: athletes standing, sitting, or lying on their backs while they are getting their bodies ready for 2018 AAU competition. Even though these get the job done, there is another position that can help strengthen your body and balance, giving you an edge on your competition: Kneeling.
Smokey Mountain Gymnastics Vacation Classic
Providence Grand Prix
Eastmont Winter Classic
Lake City Shootout
26th Annual Coyote Invite
TRI_ CITIES FASTBREAK FRENZY & Saturday Nite Light
Tri-City Warm-up Tournament
Princess Classic 2018