Important Changes to 2015 Boys Eligibility Basketball Rules

On Thursday, October 23rd at the AAU National Convention in the Boys’ Basketball General Session meeting, over 66% of the District Sport Directors voted to make the AAU Boys’ Basketball program age based (7U-14U). There was no change in the high school ages.   Below are the age/grade divisions of play for the 2015 season.

Age/Grade Divisions

Age based divisions shall be used in boys’ basketball for the following: 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U. Age/Grade based divisions shall be used in boys’ basketball for the following: 15U/9th grade, 16U/10th grade, 17U/11th grade, 19U/12th grade.7 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 7 on August 31, 2015

8 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 8 on August 31, 2015

9 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 9 on August 31, 2015

10 & Under: An athlete can be no older than 10 on August 31, 2015

11 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 11 on August 31, 2015

12 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 12 on August 31, 2015

13 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2015

14 & Under:  An athlete can be no older than 14 on august 31, 2015

15U/9th Grade:  An athlete can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2015.  Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2014 and who is no older than 16 on August 31, 2015 is eligible to play in the 15U/9th grade division

16U/10th Grade:  An athlete can be no older than 16 on August 31, 2015.  Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 10th grade as of October 1, 2014 and who is no older than 17 on August 31, 2015 is eligible to play in the 16U/10th grade division

17U/11th Grade:  An athlete can be on older than 17 on August 31, 2015.  Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 11th grade as of October 1, 2014 and who is no older than 18 on August, 31 2015 is eligible to play in the 17U/11th grade division

19U/12th Grade:  An athlete can be no older than 19 on August 21, 2015.  Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 12th grade as of October 1, 2014 and who is no older than 20 on august 31, 2015 is eligible to play in the 19U/12th grade division

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