Two AAU Events to be Sponsored by Allstate Sugar Bowl This Weekend
NEW ORLEANS (May 22, 2019) – The Allstate Sugar Bowl will sponsor elite AAU events in basketball and volleyball this weekend. The Allstate Sugar Bowl Primetime Super 60 AAU Basketball Tournament will feature 237 girls’ and boys’ teams from 20 states in action at multiple locations around the city, while the Allstate Sugar Bowl AAU Volleyball Super Regional will include 74 girls’ teams and over 700 athletes competing at Loyola University and the Hilton Riverside.
The Super 60 basketball action will begin on Friday, May 24. There are 25 divisions for boys (ages 9-15) and 11 divisions for girls (6th grade-11th grade). Boys’ and girls’ championship matches will be played on Sunday, May 26. All championships will be played at the Alario Center. For more information, visit the Super 60 website.
The states represented in the Super 60 tournament are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
The volleyball Super Regional will feature 74 teams from seven states in action on Saturday and Sunday. There are six divisions featuring girls from 12 to 18 years old. The winners in each division earning free entry into the AAU National Championships at the Disney Sports Complex in Orlando. For more information, please visit the tournament website (http://tournamentcentral.info/schedule–results.html).
States represented in the AAU Volleyball tournament are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl has established itself as one of the premier college football bowl games, having hosted 28 national champions, 93 Hall of Fame players, 50 Hall of Fame coaches and 18 Heisman Trophy winners in its 85-year history. The 85th Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic, featuring top teams from the Big 12 and the SEC, will be played on January 1, 2020. In addition to football, the Sugar Bowl Committee annually invests over $1.6 million into the community through the hosting and sponsorship of sporting events, awards and clinics. Through these efforts, the organization supports and honors nearly 100,000 student-athletes each year, while injecting over $2.5 billion into the local economy in the last decade.