Club Requirements

The AAU Membership year runs from September 1st – August 31st.

 
1. Join:   Each school/club who would like to join the Association must pay AAUSPORTS .ORG  to host and gain practice insurance. Schools or clubs can join at the I for clubs and level II  to host tournaments.  Call the director to host tournaments and pay a $60 fee to sanctionn the tournaments which  is non-refundable to maintain club membership and if cancellation of tournaments Sanctioned, AAU does not refund fees.  
2. Club Charter:   Each school is to write a club charter and elect a board so as to represent each club: President, Vice-president, and Secretary. One member is to attend the SPWAAU meeting held on the last tournament hosted Saturday of each month approximately at 3:00 pm, site pre-arranged by tournament director.  
3. Members:   Each club/school is to sign up a minimum of ten wrestlers for each club to maintain good standing and will be a voting member each year.  
4. Hosting Tournaments:   Each club/school (if possible) is to sponsor a tournament during the season. Sanction form and fee must be in by October of each year. Clubs will assist at AAU tournaments. Host club will provide awards. If the host team needs any assistance call SPWAAU Co-Chairman or Director for assistance, medals, mats, etc. so that we can help you put on a good tournament.  
5. Assignments:   Each club/school hosting a tournament will be able to arrange for mats, timers, referees, and head table. Association members will assist the host coach/team to run their tournament. We help each other so as to succeed.  
6. Certification:   Each club must have the coach purchase a AAU Coaching Certification Card and to Pursue Officials Card in the future.  
7. AAU Cards (At Tournament):   Cards are $20 for Students and Coaches. Cards will be sold at every tournament site and wrestling equipment sold (if arranged by tournament host club, director, or co-chairman).  The cards on line are $14. per member from September 1st to August 31 each year.  Cards expire each year on August 31st. Tournaments run from March to November so as not to conflict with the High School Season of Wrestling.    
8. Admission and Registration Fee:   AAU card fee goes to National AAU Insurance Organization. Registration fee is to be used to purchase medals for the tournaments so as to help off-set the cost and maximize fundraiser for the School or Club hosting tournaments.  
9. Association Fee:   If AAU sanctioned member school holds tournament, association will receive 50% of registration fee (per wrestler). If the club cannot pay for medals we will make a pre-tournament arrangements.  
10. Hosting Tournaments:   Each club/school will keep the gate and snack bar revenue. SPWAAU will host and sponsor 10 or more wrestling tournaments per year. We want your school to make money as a summer fundraiser to be successful.