2017 AAU East Coast Girls Basketball Championship
Fencor is proud to announce that it will again host the 2017 AAU East Coast Girls Basketball National Championship. A total of 86 teams participated in 2016!
The event will be held June 30-July 2, 2017, in King of Prussia & Philadelphia, PA.
Opening ceremonies will be held the evening of June 30 at the Upper Merion High School Stadium. Renowned Montgomery County event planning firm 'Party Décor by Randi' has been hired to coordinate the program. Discounts to area businesses and attractions will be made available upon registration.
CLICK HERE to download flyer.
Tournament pass (includes opening ceremonies):
Adults (16-and-up): $35
Youth (ages 4-15): $25
Children: 3-and-under free
Daily pass: $15 (16-and-up)
Youth (4-15) $10
Children under-3 free
Opening Ceremony only: $10
NOTE: Wristbands MUST be worn and shown when entering the building. If you lose your band, you MUST purchase a new one. NO ONE will be allowed to enter without one.
Note: Teams do NOT have to play in a regional or district qualifier to participate. All bench personnel and players must have AAU cards.
CLICK HERE to register. If you experience any registration problems, please call the national AAU office at 407-934-7200 and ask for Girls Basketball.
Or you may mail a check, made out to Fencor, for $485. Checks for entry must be received by June 6 (can register online thru June 12)
3806 Bensalem Blvd., Unit 96
Bensalem, PA 19020
One of the most exciting parts of an AAU national event is being part of opening ceremonies. All players and coaches affiliated with a team in the East Coast Championships are invited to take part. Spectators are welcome, there will be an admissions fee for non-participants to help cover expenses.
Entertainment - Sarah Hann
Sarah Hann is an up-and-coming singer on the national circuit. She received special invitations to try out for The Voice and American Idol. She has been a featured performer with the Moorestown Theater Company and Pineland Players. She was a three-time selection to the All-South Jersey choir and a member of various musical groups. Inbetween her singing engagements growing up, Sarah played AAU basketball for four years.
Coaches will be emailed specific details involving their team and opening ceremonies in the weeks right before the tournament.
Site: Upper Merion Area High School football stadium (at school gym if raining)
7:00 PM: Parade of Athletes
7:30 PM: National Anthem
7:35 PM: Welcoming speech
7:40 PM: Entertainment
7:50 PM: Keynote speaker
8:00 PM: Entertainment
8:15 PM: The tournament flame arrives at stadium
8:20 PM: East Coast champs officially declared open
8:25 PM: Players invited to come down for salute from fans (also pin exchanges if teams brought them)
8:30 PM: Ceremonies end
Click here for complete hotel information.
TSS Photography will be providing coverage of all events. They will be offering specialized coverage for those looking to get pictures of specific players or teams through opening ceremonies and the games. TSS Photography has been working with leagues, schools and other groups for over 30 years, providing lasting memories to parents and children More information to follow.
The Valley Forge Visitors & Convention Bureau has created an app to help those visiting the King of Prussia area with information on area restaurants, hotels, things to do and special offers. It also includes information specific to the East Coast Championships. Click here to learn more.