WHAT AGE GROUP DOES MY CHILD/I COMPETE IN?

Posted on April 26, 2018

Age groups are decided by BC Athletics and Athletics Canada. Athletes can compete in the following age groups for club competitions:

NAME AKA AGE(S)
JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT TYKE / PEEWEE / BANTAM 9 to 13 YRS
U16 MIDGET 14 & 15 YRS
U18 YOUTH 16 & 17 YRS
U20 JUNIOR 18 & 20 YRS
SENIOR SENIOR 20+ YRS
MASTERS MASTERS 35+ YRS

For High School Competitions age groups are decided by the BC High School Sports Commission. Athletes compete in the following age categories:

NAME GRADES AGE(S)
GRADE 8 GRADE 8 14 YRS
JUNIOR GRADE 9 / GRADE 10 15 & 16 YRS
SENIOR GRADE 11 / GRADE 12 17 & 18 YRS

* Note for Junior and Senior High School Categories, athletes will compete according to the specifications of the oldest age.