The American Athletic Union (AAU) Super Regional Basketball Championship will bring basketball players and their families from around the southeast to Fayetteville for two weekends in April.
Boys in third through eighth grade will complete at Freedom Courts Sportsplex over two weekends. Spectators are welcome, and the price is $20 at the door. Tournament play will begin at 9 am each day.
“We are excited to bring licensed and insured AAU basketball events to Fayetteville this April,” said Sean Kilmartin, tournament organizer. “I’m pleased these events are held at Freedom Courts, a high quality, multi-court facility.”
More than 400 room nights will be used at area hotels over the two weekends. The economic impact of the tournament on Cumberland County’s economy is projected to be $114,000.
The Amateur Athletic Union has been the country’s premier sport event host since 1888. Headquartered and partners with the Disney Corporation, the AAU has in exceeds of 700,000 active members annually. The AAU, through its nationwide network of volunteers is responsible for nearly 140 million hours of youth physical fitness a year.
About the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.visitfayettevillenc.com or call 1-800-255-8217.