New Age Categories for Australian Schools and Slalom Champs

Competitors in the 2008 Australian Schools Whitewater Championships and the 2009 Australian Slalom Championships are asked to take note of the revised age group dates for these competitions.

Competitor entries that do not align with these dates will be adjusted by the organisers.

Australian Schools Whitewater Championships

Reference date for Age Group calculations 1/1/2008


Open          Born in 1990

17 years     Born in 1991

16 years     Born in 1992

15 years     Born in 1993

14 years     Born in 1994

13 years     Born in 1995

12 years     Born in 1996

11 years     Born in 1997

10 years     Born in 1998 or later



Australian Canoe Kayak Slalom Events

Reference date for Age Group calculations       1/01/2009


             Born after      Born on or before

U23     1/01/1986       31/12/1990

U18     1/01/1991       31/12/1992

U16     1/01/1993       31/12/1994

U14     1/01/1995       31/12/1996

U12     1/01/1997       31/12/1998

U10     31/12/1998

Open: born 1/1/1985 or before (although open to any age paddler should they choose to enter this category)

Masters: born 1/1/73 or before

Veterans: born 1/1/63 or before

Vintage: born 1/1/53 or before


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