Folsom Fusion AAU: Fusion AAU is a low-key competitive program designed for players who wish to compete at a higher level but may not be ready or want the commitment of a traveling team. This competition level would be more like the Talons or FEBA. This level is primarily a girls competitive program though there may be boys teams based on demand. The age level is 3rd to 8th grade. It is a Folsom resident focused league. Tryouts would be held in February with practices starting in March after FYBA. There are 1 - 2 practices per week held in Folsom. There are 5 tournaments with 3 games each guaranteed. The tournaments are local and are primarily at Hardwood Palace in Rocklin. The approximate cost is $295 which includes a uniform for the players to keep.
CalStars Sacramento: CalStars Sacramento is an elite girls traveling AAU team sponsored by Nike. The age range is 4th - 12th grade. Tryouts are in mid-February. This program is designed for girls who want to compete at the highest level. The typical player profile is a player who may want to eventually play in college or would like to be a starting player in High School or Middle School. There are two practices per week. The majority of the practices are held in various schools throughout the region primarily in El Dorado Hills. This is a traveling team that will compete against the best teams on the West Coast. It is open to top players throughout the region. The season runs from March through Memorial Day weekend and then on the month of July (the top showcase tournaments are in July). The cost will vary by age due to the tournament location and cost.