Archery Victoria

Age Divisions

Age Divisions

Details on all current Archery Australia age divisions can be found at: 

http://www.archery.org.au/Membership/Age-Divisions

 

2018 Victorian Age Divisions

Joeys – Athletes born in the year 2007 or later  (**VICTORIA ONLY**)
An athlete may compete in the Joey class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 11th birthday.

Cubs – Athletes born in the year 2005 or 2006
An athlete may compete in the Cub class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 13th birthday.

Intermediate – Athletes born in the years 2003 or 2004
An athlete may compete in the Intermediate class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 15th birthday.

Cadets – Athletes born in the years 2001 or 2002
An athlete may compete in the Cadet class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 17th birthday.

20 and Under (Junior) – Athletes born in the years 1998, 1999 or 2000
An athlete may compete in the Junior class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 20th birthday.

Open   – Athletes born in 1969 to 1997 inclusive

An athlete of any age may compete in the Open class in tournaments, but those born in the above years have no alternative.

Masters – Athletes born in 1959 or prior to 1968
An athlete may compete in the Master Class in tournaments from January 1 of the year of his or her 50th birthday and thereafter.

Veterans – Athletes born in 1949 or prior to 1958
An athlete may compete in the Veteran class in tournaments from January 1 of the year of his or her 60th birthday and thereafter.

Veterans Plus – Athletes born in or prior to 1948
An athlete may compete in the Veteran Plus class in tournaments from January 1 of the year of his or her 70th birthday and thereafter.

NOTE:

Anyone can shoot Open
Veteran Plus can shoot as Veteran Plus, Veteran, Master, or Open
Veterans can shoot as Veteran, Master, or Open
Masters can shoot as Master, or Open
20 and Under (Junior) can shoot as 20 and Under (Junior), or Open
Cadets can shoot as Cadet, 20 and Under (Junior), or Open
Intermediates can shoot as Intermediate, Cadet, 20 and Under (Junior), or Open
Cubs can shoot as Cub, Intermediate, Cadet, 20 and Under (Junior), or Open

Clubs and RGBs may develop younger or older age divisions to cater for their own needs. The age divisions above are the only age divisions recognised for Archery Australia Tournaments, National Records, and at National and Youth National Championships.

The term Junior is a World Archery term, in Australia it has been decided to call this classification 20 and under (as it is felt the term Junior may be confusing).

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