what is  travel basketball?

It’s commonly mistaken for “AAU basketball.”  AAU is actually an organization that hosts travel basketball.

Typically more competitive than rec/city league

who should play?

We accept players of all skill levels.

However, there will be tryouts for our “elite” teams, and if interest is very high for a certain age division.

We focus on development while aiming to winning.

who can play?

Both boys and girls, ages 6 to 18!  (No cross-gender teams starting at age 13)

You will be placed on a team based on your age.

All you need is basketball shoes!

Learn More at AAU

League information

As affiliates of the Amateur Athletic Union, we will play most of our games in the AAU circuit.  We will travel throughout the state of North Carolina (anywhere between Charlotte and Wilmington), with the possibility of a few out of state tournaments.


AAU requires all players to register with them through their website.  However, YTSA will register your player with AAU for you at no additional cost!  Just complete the YTSA registration and you have no more worries!  We will then E-mail you confirmation and your membership number when available.


AAU is the most well-known travel basketball organization in the world.  Therefore, it hosts the most competition.  There are 3 levels of competition – Division 1 (most competitive), Division 2, and Division 3.  We will place each team in their appropriate division to gain the most exposure and competitiveness.


registration cost is $125 per player / Monthly

what registration covers

custom uniform

Customized with your players’ last name on the back.  Therefore, this uniform is yours to keep!


AAU Membership

  • Sports Accident Insurance
  • General Liability Insurance


  • To Be Announced


  • 2-3 Events a month