Spring AAU – Boys Tryouts

pure-basketball-spring-tryouts-thumbnailPure Basketball’s spring AAU program includes boys’ teams 8U through 17U. Tryouts are mandatory and take place in February. Depending on the team, and the season starts in late February or early March.

If you are interested in playing spring AAU basketball, you must do the following:

  • Register online here. (Note: You cannot attend a tryout if you are not pre-registered.)
  • Pay the $20 tryout fee online or $30 in person
  • Attend your team’s tryout sessions
  • If you make a team, click here to find information on registration, payment, and forms.

Tryout Registration and Fee

Online payment: $20
Day of tryouts: $30

Tryouts are mandatory for both current and new Pure Basketball players and you MUST pre-register online to participate. You can pay online after registering ($20) or at the door ($30). (Note: If you plan to pay in person, close the Paypal window that appears after you register.)


AAU Age Guidelines for Boys

Click here for information regarding eligibility and the AAU age/grade divisions

Tryouts Dates and Times

March 5th (IEF School)

15U                        1PM-3PM

March 11th (IEF School)

15U                        9AM-11AM

16U                        9AM-11AM

17U                         1PM – 3PM  (Changed time due to SAT)

March 12th (IEF School)

15U                         9AM-11AM

16U                         9AM-11AM

17U                          11AM – 1PM


Spring AAU Fees: $800*

If you make a team, payment is due the 1st day of practice

AAU fees cover the following:

  • All Tournaments ( 7 Guaranteed tournaments with possible of 10 tournaments)
  • Gym facility fees
  • Administrative fees
  • 2 Weekly practices ( 3 practices depending on team)
  • Practice uniforms
  • Backpack

*Financial assistance may be available for certain circumstances of financial hardship. Families must apply and be qualified to receive assistance. The approval process will be evaluated by the Pure Basketball administration. ALL financial assistance requests are confidential. Please contact Bruce Hicks at bruce@purebasketball.net.

Tryout Location

IEF School, 105 Andrew St  Green Brook, NJ

Green Brook Middle School, 132 Jefferson Ave Green Brook, NJ

All Seasons Sports Academy, 2700 Hamilton Blvd, South Plainfield, NJ  

Spring AAU Registration and Payment

Players who are selected for a Pure Basketball team must register with the Amateur Athletic Union, register with Pure Basketball, print and complete all forms and pay the AAU fees either online or by check. All information can be found here.

If you have any questions, please email Bruce at bruce@purebasketball.net.