2020 AAU Ohio
Boys' and Girls’ Basketball State Championships

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Coaches Information

For complete list of Girls’ rules, please click here for the 2020 AAU
Girls Basketball Handbook.

For complete list of Boys’ rules, please click here for the 2020 AAU
Boys Basketball Handbook.

Girls’ Player Foul Rule
Player Foul Rule for District Qualifying Tournaments, Super Regional Tournaments and National Championships

A player will be disqualified on her 5th personal foul in the 2nd – 7th grade.  A player will be disqualified on her 6th personal foul in the 8th – 12th grade.

Uniforms
Players’ jerseys must have numbers on both the front and back. (Numbers can be from 00 to 99.) Minimum size of numbers shall be 2″ on the front and 4″ on the back.

Each team participating in ANY AAU National Tournament must have two (2) different color team jerseys (shirts). One of the jerseys must be WHITE. Violation of this rule shall be penalized by a two (2) shot technical foul for each illegal jersey, to be assessed at the time the player with the illegal jersey enters the game.

COACHES’ ATTIRE:  All non-uniformed persons on the bench shall wear dress shorts or long pants (dress slacks or khaki), shirts with collars and sleeves. Team logoed, non-collared athletic apparel shirts, are permitted. Dress shoes or tennis shoes during play at the National Championships are permitted. Jeans, jean shorts, sweat pants, mesh shorts, cargo pants, t-shirts with no sleeves or hats are not permitted. Women may wear open-toed shoes but sandals, slides or flip flops ARE NOT permitted. Women may wear dresses of skirts appropriate to the occasion. Any non-athlete on the bench will be removed until properly attired. Violation of this rule shall result in a two (2) shot technical foul. The violator will be removed from the bench.All non-uniformed persons on the bench shall wear dress shorts, long pants, shirts with collars and sleeves and dress shoes or tennis shoes during play at the National Championships.  Jeans, jean shorts, sweat pants, mesh shorts, tee shirts, hats and open-toed shoes are not permitted. Any non-athlete on the bench will be removed until properly attired.  Violation of this rule shall result in a two shot technical foul. The violator will be removed from the bench.

Advancement Criteria for National Championships
THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE WILL APPLY TO ALL DISTRICT QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS
DIVISION I DISTRICT QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
District Finish National Championship
1st place Division I
2nd place Division I
3rd place Division I or Division II (teams choice)
4th place Division I or Division II (teams choice)
The remaining teams choose Division II or Division III
*If the district tournament does not play out all the places, the remaining teams will be placed in a hat and drawn out to determine the teams finish.

DIVISION II DISTRICT QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
District Finish National Championship
1st place Division II
2nd place Division II
3rd place Division II or Division III (teams choice)
4th place Division II or Division III (teams choice)
The remaining teams advance to Division III
*If the district tournament does not play out all the places, the remaining teams will be placed in a hat and drawn out to determine the teams finish.

DIVISION III DISTRICT QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
District Finish National Championship
1st place Division III
2nd place Division III
3rd place Division III
4th place Division III
The remaining teams advance to Division III
*If the district tournament does not play out all the places, the remaining teams will be placed in a hat and drawn out to determine the teams finish.
Please not some Districts have separate Division I, II or III qualifying tournaments.

Any club that finishes in the top four from the previous years National Championship will receive an automatic bid to the next higher age group the following year.