Age Grade Groupings Guideline for BAZ Programs

Actual team placement based on coaches observations, parental input, and on individual tryout assessment. Assessments include evaluation of skills, knowledge of the game, social maturity, prior experience in a team setting, and cooperativeness.
AAU Teams have specific gender-based age/grade requirements.


Pre-K, Knd Age 4 - 6 Youngest
1st Grade Age 6 - 7 Group 1
2nd Grade Age 7 - 8 Group 2
3rd Grade Age 8 - 9 Group 3
4th Grade Age 9 - 10 Group 4
5th Grade Age 10 - 11 Group 5
6th Grade Age 11 - 12 Group 6
7th Grade Age 12 - 13 Group 7
8th Grade Ages 13 - 14 Group 8
9th Grade Ages 14 - 15 Group 9
9-12th Grade Ages 15 - 18 Group HS
Adult Women Ages 18+ StreakZ 4me LadyZ
Adult Men Ages 19+ StreakZ 4Me GentZ
Adult Women Ages 20+ DC Bluestreaks National Team