Members of SLSA who are in the U17 and above age category (i.e. upon reaching 15 years of age as at 30 September in a competition year) and meet the membership requirements detailed in Sections 2.2.1 and 2.2.2 may contest Open and/or Senior age in individual and team events.
Note 1: For Open age members the relevant award is the SLSA Bronze Medallion/Cert II.
Note 2: For participation in IRB and First Aid Competition refer to Section 3. For participation in surf boat events refer Section 5. For participation in March Past events refer to Section 10.
Note 3: U15 age competitors must remain in the U15 age category and shall not be permitted to compete in any older age division in individual or team events even if they turn 15 during a season and are eligible or obtain the SLSA Bronze Medallion/Cert II.