PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED, BUT IT SAVES TIME IN LINES! :)
Description: In 2009, AAO formed a basketball development program, the NWA League. This preparatory system places a heavy emphasis on individual basketball skills, fundamentals, and concepts that will be required of student athletes to play on the junior and senior high school level.
Season Length: The NWA League is implemented over a two semester period, fall and spring, beginning with the Tip-Off Classic on November 7, 2015, through the Championship Tournament on February 6/7, 2015 (one snow date, February13/14, 2015, if needed).
League Play: League games are played on Saturdays at the AAO P. Whitaker Sports Center in Fayetteville. Each team will play an 18 game regular season plus a Championship Tournament with a 2 game guarantee.
Admission Fees: The NWA League does not charge admission fees to regular season games. There will be a nominal gate fee for the AAO Tip-Off Classic and the Post Season Championship Tournament.
Teams: The NWA League consists of invited teams- Boys and Girls - 5th, 6th & 7th grade divisions with teams from Bentonville, Springdale, Rogers, and Fayetteville (Big 4), schools as well as some private and county league schools.