Admission


REGISTERED PLAYERS, COACHES & CHAPERONES

All registered players, coaches and chaperones  on team rosters with an AAU number are admitted free of charge to playing facilities and the Welcome Party at the Phoenix Convention Center.  Players and coaches must present their credentials for entry to playing facilities. Credentials are distributed in team registration bags at onsite check-in.


BOX OFFICE ADMISSION FEES

*** AVOID LONG LINES THUR. MORNING - BUY PASSES TUES. OR WED. ***

Parents and guests not booking hotel rooms through Festival Housing can purchase admission at the Phoenix Convention Center Box Office windows at the following times and prices.

HOURS

  • Tuesday, June 23 (2pm-8pm)
  • Wednesday, June 24 (9am-8pm)
  • Thursday, June 25  through Saturday 27 (7am-8pm)
  • Sunday, June 28 (7am-5pm)

DAILY PASSES (playing areas 1 day)

  • $10 Adults
  • $8 Children 6-12 years old, Seniors 62 and older and Military
  • Kids 5 and under FREE

WEEKLY PASSES (playing areas 4 days)

  • $40 Adults
  • $32 Children 6-12 years old, Seniors 62 and older and Military
  • Kids 5 and under FREE
  • Does not include access to Kids Zone (must be bought separately)

ALL-ACCESS PASSES (playing areas 4 days and Welcome Party)

  • $45 Adults
  • $37 Children 6-12 years old, Seniors 62 and older and Military
  • Kids 5 and under FREE
  • Does not include access to Kids Zone (must be bought separately)

WELCOME PARTY (Wednesday, June 24, 6-8:30pm)

  • $10 Adults, Children 6-12 years old, Seniors 62 and older and Military
  • Kids 5 and under FREE

No credit card fees are assessed on ticket window transactions.


USE FESTIVAL HOUSING, GET FREE ADMISSION

Parents and guests receive complimentary All-Access Passes if they make a 4-night, or greater, hotel reservation through Festival Housing at one of the Festival properties.  The All-Access Pass grants admission to all playing sites and the Welcome Party Wednesday, June 24, 6-8:30pm at the Phoenix Convention Center. If less than 4 nights are booked, you will receive Daily Wrist Bands for complimentary admission to all playing facilities equal to the number of nights on your reservation.  You will not receive an All-Access pass or complimentary admission to the Welcome Party.

*** AVOID LONG LINES THUR. MORNING - PICK UP PASSES TUES. OR WED. ***

During Team Registration, complimentary All-Access Passes for Festival Housing guests can be picked up at the Phoenix Convention Center West Building 100-Level Meeting Room area at designated desks. Pick up desks are open Tuesday, June 23 (2pm-8pm) and Wednesday, June 24 (9am-8pm).

During tournament play, complimentary All-Access Passes and Daily Wrist Bands for Festival Housing guests can be picked up at the Phoenix Convention Center West Building 100-Level Meeting Room area at designated desks Thursday, June 25 through Saturday, June 27 (7am-8pm) and Sunday, June 28 (7am-Noon).  Any unclaimed All-Access Passes or Daily Wrist Bands after Sunday, June 28 are considered forfeited and have no monetary value.

The number of passes or wrist bands per room is limited to the number of guests booked under the reservation or the hotel’s published maximum occupancy for the booked room type (i.e. King-2 people, Double/Double-4 people, etc.), whichever is smaller.  Please make sure your rooming list with Festival Housing is as accurate as possible to ensure you receive the needed number of All-Access Passes or Daily Wrist Bands.

To receive complimentary All-Access Passes or Daily Wrist Bands, your reservation must be made through Festival Housing.  Reservations at Festival Hotels made through other reservation methods are not entitled to complimentary passes and you will need to purchase admission tickets.


WELCOME PARTY

The Desert Lights Blacklight Welcome Party is Wednesday, June 24 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm in the Lower Halls at the Phoenix Convention Center. Tickets can be purchased Tuesday or Wednesday, June 23-24 at the Phoenix Convention Center Box Office at the below prices:

  • $10 Adults, Children 6-12 years old, Seniors 62 and older and active military
  • Kids 4-13 can use the Kids Zone for FREE during the party
*** PLAYERS & COACHES MUST HAVE THEIR CREDENTIALS FOR ADMISSION ***

No credit card fees are assessed on ticket window transactions.


KIDS ZONE

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Kids ages 4-13 can enjoy supervised fun-filled activities including inflatables, half-court basketball,Wii video games, movies, arts & crafts, coloring and contests.

Phoenix Convention Center, Lower Playing Hall 1

June 24, 6-8:30pm (free admission)

  • June 26-28, 9am-8pm
  • June 29, 9am-5pm
  • Onsite pricing: $20 (1-day), $50 (3-day), $60 (4-day). Cash only at the Kid Zone; Credit Card at the Box Office; or Buy passes online HERE. Use Online Discount Code "Fun3" for $5 off a 3-day or "Fun4" for $10 off a 4-day."

    Passes are picked up onsite at the KidsZone. A parent will need to sign a waiver. Children must also purchase admission into the playing facility to participate in KidsZone.


    CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

    The Championship matches are held in the Phoenix Convention Center.  The All-Access Pass, Player/Coach Credentials or Daily Wrist Band allows you entry at no additional charge.  All Championship Finals are held on Sunday, June 28 with start times ranging from Noon to 4:30pm. The complete schedule of age group finals are posted on the 2015 Schedule.