Age Categories


Racing in the UK


It has been agreed by the FISS committee to being our age categories in line with other European Federations, therefore as from the 1st January 2017 we will be introducing a new age category “Scholars”. This new age category will sit between Pupils and Cadets. All categories from mini to Masters will be based on the year of birth as shown below.

AGE CATEGORIES FOR 2017

YEAR OF BIRTH

MINI 2008 or later (minimum age 6 years on day of competition)

PUPIL 2007 – 2006

SCHOLAR 2005 – 2004

CADET 2003 – 2002

JUNIOR 2001 – 2000

SENIOR 1999 or before

MASTER 1982 or before


CHAMPIONSHIP DISTANCES FOR SCHOLARS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:u>

INDOOR – 100m, 500m, 1000m

OUTDOOR – 300m, 500m, 3000m points, 5000m elimination

MARATHON – 10K


RELAYS – INDOORS AND OUTDOORSu>

Relay teams can be made up from the following age categories

PUPIL, SCHOLAR AND CADET

JUNIOR, SENIOR AND MASTERS


Racing in Europe

Year
Age Catagory 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Miniemen 2008-2010 2009-2011 2010-2012 2011-2013 2012-2014
Pupillen 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
Scholieren 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2009-2010
Cadet 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006
Junior B 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005
Junior A 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003
Senior 1982-1997 1983-1998 1984-1999 1985-2000 1986-2001
master >1982 >1983 >1984 >1985