Junior racing is competed in Age Categories which ensures that riders of a similar age and development compete against each other.  The age categories are split by 2 year increments and determined at as the age of the rider on the 31st December of the cycling calendar year.

Age Category

Age of Child

Participation 7 years and younger
Under 9 8 years old
Under 11 9-10 years old
Under 13 11-12 years old
Under 15 13-14 years old
Under 17 15-16 years old

Please Note: As the Track Season runs from October to March the calendar year is the year that the end of the season falls in to (ie March).  Therefore in October juniors that are in the second year of their Age category move up to the next age group even if their birthday for the current year hasn’t occurred yet.