- Amateur Athletic Union
#1 log into aauathletics.org
#2 click on Join AAU
#3 click on purchase athlete membership
#4 click on "I am signing up my child"
#5 Fill in info
Program is youth
Sport is Baton Twirling
Membership Category is Extended Coverage Membership
Club Association is XXTEFF
#6 Pay the $16.00 and print a copy of receipt
Baton twirlers without an AAU membership are not permitted to participate. One of the benefits of AAU membership is insurance.
- Baton Purchase
How to measure for a baton: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOQ06pDEFVc
- Private Lessons
Boys: Black Baton Shirt, black shorts, and black shoes
Girls: Our uniforms are custom made by Razzledazzle Exclusive Leotards on eBay.
The costume is listed as "Five Cities Baton Twirlers Dance Costume".
With the uniform wear:
All black In-step twirling shoes (black tennis shoes or dance shoes are acceptable)
Capezio dance tights - footed, tan, ultra soft, style #1815
Tights are available at The Dance Shop in San Luis Obispo.
Hair flower is $4.00 and made by Alison's Garden
Dance twirl uniform varies with the team/level.
- Dance Lessons
If your child is not interested in dance classes, training in gymnastics or martial arts would benefit your child's progress in baton twirling too.