(a) Members may be eligible to contest the U19 age and Open age categories in individual events after attaining the age of 17 years (as at 30 September – refer Section 2.3.2) and providing they meet the membership requirements detailed in Sections 2.2.1 and 2.2.2.

(b) U19 age competitors are eligible to compete in only two team event ages i.e. U19, U21, U23, Open/Senior in each event discipline conducted at a competition.
Note 1: For U19 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 Section 10.