Age Groups and Proficiency Information 2016/2017

U/8 to U/14 Membership
Age groups remain a minimum age of 7 years (U/8) up to a maximum age of 13 years (U/14) on a seasonal basis.
The age group for the season is determined as at midnight on the 30th September at the commencement of that season (34th Edition, Surf Sports Manual).
Listed below are the age groups members will be in for the 2015/16 season if they are born between the following dates.
1st October 2001 to 30th September 2002 U/14
1st October 2002 to 30th September 2003 U/13
1st October 2003 to 30th September 2004 U/12
1st October 2004 to 30th September 2005 U/11
1st October 2005 to 30th September 2006 U/10
1st October 2006 to 30th September 2007 U/9
1st October 2007 to 30th September 2008 U/8
Please note: Proof of age/birth certificate must be shown for all new children joining a Surf Club or for any child that has not produced a birth certificate.

U/6 and U/7 Membership
U/6 and U/7 members may participate in activities on an educational basis only.
A child may join a Club as soon as he/she turns 5 years of age. No Club is to accept membership of a child until they have reached the age of five years to comply with insurance requirements. A child who reaches five years of age after 30th September, 2015 may join Nippers at that time;  however, this child will be required to stay in the U/6 Nippers age group the following season. It is the club’s responsibility to explain to the parents of each child that if a child reaches the age of five years after 30th September 2015, they may join Nippers for the remainder of the 2015/16 season, however will remain in the U/6 Nipper group in the 2016/17 season.
Listed below are the age groups members will be in for the 2015/16 season if they are born between the following dates:
1st October 2008 to 30th September 2009 U/7
1st October 2009 to 30th September 2010 U/6

Junior Preliminary Skills Assessment

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