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Age Group Info

Age Group Information

U/6 

U/6’s are enrolled in the surf club on an education basis and due to National regulations no recording of places are kept. U/6’s are not eligible to compete at carnivals and therefore no nippers will be held on carnival days. U/6’s are required by SLSA regulations to wear a blue identification cap which can be purchased at registration.

U/7

U/7s are enrolled in the surf club on an education basis and due to National regulations no recording of places are kept. U/7s are not eligible to compete at carnivals and therefore no nippers will be held on carnival days. U/7’s are required by SLSA regulations to wear a fluro yellow identification cap which is to be purchased at registration.

U/8     

U/8’s progress to their first year of competition at club level and at carnivals. U/8’s must undertake their proficiency.

U/9

It is important to be aware if a child wishes to compete in surf/sand events they must obtain their Proficiency

This their first year competing in swim and board events.

U/9’s are now eligible to join the march past teams

U/10 

It is important to be aware if a child wishes to compete in surf/sand events they must obtain their Proficiency.

U/11 

U/11’s now move onto a fibreglass board.

U/12

U/12’s can also try out for selection in the Inter Branch Team.

U/13

U/13’s can also try out for selection in the Inter Branch Team & State Representative Team.

U/14

This is the last year in the junior ranks. U/14’s must complete their SRC. Once U/14’s have gained their SRC they can compete at senior carnivals and go on patrols.  U/14’s can also try out for selection in the Inter Branch Team & State Representative Team.

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