Aaron Moore, a 13-year-old Minnetonka Middle School East student from Deepaven, has been selected to compete for state all-star team at this year’s Football University (FBU) National Championship.
The FBU National Championship kicks off Dec. 1 at various locations across America with the winners advancing in this single-elimination tournament that features 64 state-based teams. The first four rounds will take place at regional sites, and the semifinals and championship will take place Jan. 5 and 6 at the Alamodome in San Antonio as part of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl week celebration.
This year’s tournament will be the biggest youth football tournament ever put together, featuring an expansion to 64 teams nationwide, including more than 250 games, 6,000 athletes, and 1,200 coaches. The tournament will showcase 250 games through a four-week period, resulting in more than 1,000 hours of content.
The seventh and eighth grade teams are comprised of the top 35 all-star athletes from various regions throughout the United States who tried-out to qualify for the regional teams. Athletes were identified through FBU’s network of state tournament directors from more than 40 FBU camps in various U.S. cities.
Moore is also a state wrestling champ and a member of the state honors choir.