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2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games Sport Stacking Championships
presented by the World Sport Stacking Association, Speed Stacks, Inc. and AAU

Stackers from across the country and around the world will be invited to participate in this summer's 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games Sport Stacking Championships in Detroit, Michigan.

"It's an exciting advancement for sport stacking to be included as part of the Junior Olympic Games and a tremendous opportunity for top stackers to compete," said Bob Fox, WSSA Executive Director. "We will be one of 19 sports in this summer's games that will draw more than 17,000 total athletes. It's the largest multi-sport youth event in the country!"

The WSSA encourages stackers to participate in an upcoming WSSA sanctioned tournament and qualify to compete at the AAU Junior Olympic Games.

Overview

  • WHAT: 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games Sport Stacking Championships presented by the World Sport Stacking Association as part of the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Detroit, Michigan
  • WHEN: Friday and Saturday, July 26-27
  • TIMES: 8am - 5:30pm each day
  • WHERE: Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
  • EVENT CONTACT: WSSA Headquarters 303-962-5667 or by email: info@thewssa.com
  • WHO: This event is sanctioned by the AAU and the WSSA. All participants must be invited to participate by the WSSA and be a member of AAU. This is an invitational tournament, open to qualified stackers worldwide.
    • In the USA and Canada, the WSSA will extend Letters of Invitation to:
      • The top 10 boys and top 10 girls in any of the three Individual events (3-3-3, 3-6-3, Cycle) in the 6U, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-59, 60+ and all Special Stacker divisions at all WSSA sanctioned tournaments in the USA and Canada during the July 2012 - June 2013 season.
    • Letters of Invitation will be sent out May through June, 2013. Receiving a WSSA Letter of Invitation entitles the stacker to participate in the AAU Junior Olympic Games and to compete in all 8 Sport Stacking events offered.
    • In all other countries, contact your WSSA National Affiliate to learn how to qualify from your country and to register.
  • EIGHT EVENTS:
    • Three INDIVIDUAL events (3-3-3, 3-6-3, Cycle)
    • One Age Division DOUBLES event (Note: One Child/Parent Doubles will be offered as an "Exhibition only" event in the Give It A Go! STACK ZONE)
    • Three RELAY TEAM events (2 Head-To-Head Relays & the Timed 3-6-3 Relay)
  • AGE DIVISIONS:
    • Individual Events:
      • 6U, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18
      • Separate Boys and Girls divisions (for the Individual Events only)
      • Special Stackers: SS6U, SS7-10, SS11-14, SS15-18 (Levels 1 & 2)
    • Doubles Events:
      • 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U, Child/Parent 10U & Child/Parent 11+ ("Exhibition only" event)
      • Special Stackers: SS6U, SS10U, SS14U, SS18U, SS Child/Parent ("Exhibition only" event)
    • Relay Events:
      • 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U
    ADDITIONAL WSSA SANCTIONED ADULT COMPETITION:
    • Individual Events:
      • Collegiate (19-24), (Separate Male and Female divisions)
      • Masters 1 (25-34), Masters 2 (35-44), Masters 3 (45-59), Seniors (60+)
      • Special Stackers: SS19+ (Levels 1 & 2 combined)
    • Doubles Events:
      • 19+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 60+
      • Special Stackers: SS19+ (Levels 1 & 2 combined)
    • Relay Events:
      • 19+, 25+, 35+, 45+, 60+
    Note: The WSSA reserves the right to combine or split certain age divisions in order to create more meaningful competition.
  • FEATURING:
    • State/Provincial, National and World records on the line.
    • Speed Stacks JRO Games Challenge – special State and International team event
    • "Give It A Go! Stack Zone" for spectators new to sport stacking
    • Opening Cerimonies: Presentation of colors and recognition of participating states and countries
    • Stack of Champions: Featuring top overall Individual, Doubles and Relay Finalists. Saturday at 4pm
    • Awards! Trophies, medals and ribbons for top stackers
    • Official 2013 AAU junior Olympic Games t-Shirt and Athletic Bag
    • Speed Stacks® sport stacking equipment available
Learn more about the AAU JUNIOR OLYMPIC GAMES: http://www.aaujrogames.org