Teams & Schedule Confirmed for 2022 AAU Junior Olympic Games
by USA Field Hockey
WINSTON- SALEM - USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce the teams and competition schedule for the 2022 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games, which will be held at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. from August 1 to 4. In the sport of field hockey, USA Field Hockey has selected six U-16 teams to participate in the annual sanctioned event.
Athlete selections for this year’s event were confirmed following the conclusion of the 2022 Nexus Championship, presented by Osaka Hockey, which was held at Virginia Beach Regional Training Center in Virginia Beach, Va. from June 23 through June 30.
With six teams, the format will start with practice and then into a round robin style competition with all teams in one pool. Each team will play every other team once over the course of the first three days with the final placements awarded based on overall record and tiebreakers.
The AAU Junior Olympic Games are known as the largest multi-sport event for youth in the United States. The event provides U-16 female athletes the opportunity to experience an Olympic-like multi-sport competition while enjoying the camaraderie and inspiration from top athletes in other featured sports.
For more information, visit the 2022 AAU Junior Olympic Games Event Page.