You can only register as an Athlete if you are registering
for yourself or your child.
You can only register as a Non-Athlete if you are an adult
and are registering for yourself.
You have entered a date of birth that is invalid based on
your membership type (Athlete vs Non-Athlete) or your program type (Youth vs Adult).
Please make sure you have selected the correct membership type (above) and program
type (below) and then re-enter your date of birth. Or correct your date of birth
so that it is valid.
This is usually caused by a mistake in entering your date of birth, try entering
your date of birth in the MM/DD/YYYY format (MM = month, DD = day, YYYY = year).
The sport you have selected is gender specific. Some sports
have separate male/female options, please check to make sure you have the correct
You can only register for the Youth program if you are an
Athlete under the age of
OR you are an adult participating as a Non-Athlete. Verify that your date of birth
(in the 'Member Details' section above) is correct.
You can only register for the Adult program if you are at
years old and are registering yourself. Verify that you have selected 'Myself' (in
the 'Who are you signing up?' section above) and that your date of birth (in the
'Member Details' section above) is correct.
Extended coverage membership expands on the Regular coverage membership so that
you can participate in events that are not hosted or licensed by the AAU.
For team competitions, the entire competing team, coaches, and
any non-athletes must be AAU extended coverage members. For individual competitions,
each competing individual must be an AAU extended coverage member and must be supervised
by an AAU extended coverage registered coach.
This membership option expires on August 31st,
Next year's memberships will be available starting August 15th. Please make sure
that you need a membership to cover you from now through August 31st,
before proceeding! If you are trying to purchase a
membership, you must select a multi-year membership (Options 2 or 3 above) OR return
here after August 15th,
The application screening process will impact all adult athlete/non-athlete applicants.
Adult members will be screened yearly when applying for a membership as part of
the application process. Applications will not be approved instantaneously and applicants
must consent to a background screening. Each adult (athlete and non-athlete) applicant
must complete their own application. Depending on the results, the applicant may
be required to submit additional information (estimated turnaround time could be
as long as 5-10 business days). You will not be able to participate in any AAU practices
or authorized events until you have received your membership. Only youth athlete
memberships will process instantly.
For more details on the background screening process and answers to frequently asked
questions, check out our Be Prepared page.
DISCLOSURE AND AUTHORIZATION REGARDING BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
This form must be completed by the person whose electronic signature is affixed
to this Disclosure and Consent/Authorization.
The Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc. ("AAU") may obtain information
about you from a third party reporting agency (an agency that performs criminal
background screenings) for membership purposes and to permit you to volunteer with/for
the AAU. Thus, you may be the subject of one or more criminal background screenings/reports.
Criminal background reports may contain information regarding your criminal history,
social security verification, or other background screenings. The AAU will not request
your credit history. The scope of this notice and authorization is all encompassing,
allowing the AAU to obtain from any outside organization all manner of criminal
background reports now and throughout the term of your membership to the extent
permitted by law.
AAU will obtain criminal background reports on all adult members and/or adult applicants
on (approximately) an annual basis. If you purchase a multi year membership, your
consent herein will remain in effect throughout your membership. AAU may obtain
criminal background reports on all multi year members at or around the start of
each new year of a multi year membership and/or at such other times throughout your
membership as may be permitted by law in the sole discretion of the AAU. As a result
of all of the foregoing, you should carefully consider whether to exercise your
right to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any criminal background report
acquired by the AAU.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, AUTHORIZATION & RELEASE
I acknowledge receipt of the DISCLOSURE REGARDING BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION and A
SUMMARY OF YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT and certify that I have
read and understand both of those document(s). I hereby authorize the obtaining
of criminal background screenings/reports by the AAU at any time after receipt of
this authorization and throughout my membership, if applicable. To this end, I hereby
authorize, without reservation, any law enforcement agency, administrator, state
or federal agency, institution, school or university (public or private), or information
service bureau, to furnish any and all background information requested by LexisNexis
Screening Solutions Inc., P.O. Box 105108, Atlanta, GA 30348 5108,1 800 845 6004,
another outside organization acting on behalf of the AAU, and/or the AAU itself.
I agree that a facsimile ("fax"), electronic or photographic copy of this Authorization,
including my electronic signature, shall be as valid as an/the original.
I acknowledge that my membership and the opportunity to volunteer/participate with
the AAU is contingent upon the AAU's approval after reviewing the criminal background
screenings/reports obtained by AAU as well as my continued adherence to AAU's policies,
procedures, and applicable federal, state, and local laws. I hereby release, indemnify,
save and hold harmless the AAU and its officers, directors, members, employees,
attorneys, and agents from any and all liability, claims, or demands by me or my
heirs and/or representatives arising out of any criminal background screenings/
reports obtained and/or used by the AAU in connection with both my application for
membership and/or to volunteer with/for the AAU and any resulting membership with
and/or volunteer services to/for the AAU.
I would like a copy of the consumer report(s) (also known as 'Investigative Consumer Report' under California law) at no charge if obtained by the AAU
Membership in the AAU is a privilege granted by the AAU. It is not a right. The
AAU at its sole discretion reserves the right to accept or reject any applicant(s)
Membership in any category may be granted only after an application is submitted
and approved. By submitting an application, the applicant agrees to comply with
all the provisions of the AAU Code, including its constitution, bylaws, policies, procedures,
regulations, and rules.
* I accept all terms and conditions for this
AAU membership application as laid out by the AAU code book (available here) and this application.
* I hereby certify that all information I have
provided is accurate, my name (below) is correct, and I am authorized to apply for
membership for the person in this application.