Helios Alpe Adria Cup (AAC) was formed in the competition season 2015/16 in the Alpe-Adria region to enable ambitious basketball teams of the alpe-adria region to upgrade their domestic competition with international experience. Eight teams from four countries competed in the first year, which was the starting signal for a rapid growth.
After counting 13 teams in it second season, the 2017/18 competition will be played with 16 teams from six countries, namely Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia. With the acquisition of the new title sponsor Helios, the Alpe Adria Cuo is ready for making the next step in its development.
The competition will be played under the rules of FIBA.