(a) All members of SLSA from 13 years of age (as at 30 September) and competing in U15 and above age individual competition (with the exception of U15 team events in SLSA Youth and Pool Championships) are bound by the SLSA Competition Eligibility Policy 5.04 and the accompanying guidelines.

Note: Consistent with the Competition Eligibility Policy 5.04 no competitor shall be granted patrol or club duty exemptions solely upon or for competition reasons.