We need qualified officials to join us in Glendale for the 2022 Festival Fiesta Classic. You may register as an official for this event on Please, read the below information carefully.


1. After Oct. 1, go to the AES website at  
2. Establish and AES account (if you don't already have one).
3.     Filter on "AAU" and "Arizona"
4. Select "2022 Festival Fiesta Classic" from the list.
5. Check "register."
6. Scroll to the bottom and click "Submit."
7.     If you don't have an AAU Membership, click HERE to sign up for $16. Membership is good for all AAU sports through August 2022.
8.     If you don't have a RefPay account, establish one at


Similar to 2021, we will not have an Officials’ Meeting prior to competition. Officials may pick up their staff uniforms, parking passes and entry credentials on Thursday, February 17 from 2pm-7pm or Friday, February 18 from 10am – 8pm at our drive-thru Registration. The drive-thru pickup location is outside Gate 2 on the north side of State Farm Stadium (1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale, AZ 85305). Click HERE for a map.


We plan to have 60 total courts: 28 at State Farm Stadium Stadium in Glendale, 16 at Legacy Sports Complex in Mesa, 6 at Avondale ASC, 6 at Salvation Army Kroc Center, and 4 at Greenway High School. You must have access to transportation as you may not work at the Stadium every day.


If you plan to carpool with another referee during the tournament, please let me know ASAP.  If you don’t let me know within a week of the tournament, I can’t go back and make schedule changes.  


Officials will be issued a parking pass at our Friday night meeting that can be used for the Red North Preferred lot at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The other playing sites all have free parking. 


We plan to provide 2 long sleeve dri-fit shirts or similar apparel. You may wear your USAV uniform while officiating, however please DO NOT wear your USAV patch as this is an AAU licensed event.

We look forward to a great event in Glendale for the 2022 Festival Fiesta Classic. Travel safely.