Age Classes

Age Classes 2022

Under 14 (U14) ( Male, Female)- Athletes born in the year 2009 or since 2009
An athlete may compete in the U14 class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 13th birthday.

Under 16 (U16) (Male, Female) – Athletes born in the years 2007 or 2008
An athlete may compete in the U16 class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 15th birthday.

Under 18 (U18) (Male, Female) (Para, VI 1, VI 2/VI 3, Para W1)- Athletes born in the years 2006 or 2005
An athlete may compete in the U18 class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 17th birthday.

Under 21 (U21) (Male, Female) (Para, VI 1, VI 2/VI 3, Para W1)- Athletes born in the years 2002, 2003 or 2004
An athlete may compete in the U21 class in tournaments until December 31 of the year of his or her 20th birthday.

Male (Open), Female (Open) (Para, VI 1, VI 2/VI 3, Para W1) – Athletes born in 1973 to 2001 inclusive
An athlete of any age may compete in the Open class in tournaments, but those born in the above years have no alternative.

Male , Female 50+ (50-59 years)  – Athletes born in the years 1963 to 1972
An athlete may compete in the 50+ class in tournaments from January 1 of the year of his or her 50th birthday and thereafter.

Male, Female 60+ (60-69 years)– Athletes born in the years 1953 to 1962
An athlete may compete in the 60+ class in tournaments from January 1 of the year of his or her 60th birthday and thereafter.

Male, Female 70+ (70 years+)– Athletes born in or prior to 1952
An athlete may compete in the 70+ class in tournaments from January 1 of the year of his or her 70th birthday and thereafter.

Notes:

  • Under 14 (U14) can shoot as U14, U16, U18, U21  or Open
  • Under 16 (U16) can shoot as U16, U18, U21 or Open
  • Under 18 (U18) can shoot as U18, U21 or Open
  • Under 21 (U21) can shoot as U21 or Open
  • 50+ can shoot as 50+ or Open
  • 60+ can shoot as 60+, 50+ or Open
  • 70+ can shoot as 70+, 60+, 50+ or Open

Note 1: – Clubs and RGBs may develop younger or older age divisions to cater for their own needs. The age divisions above are the only age divisions recognised for Archery Australia Tournaments, National Records and National and Youth Championships.

TARGET ROUNDS

The following target rounds are shot for each class and division for National Championships and other major events
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FIELD ROUNDS

The following pegs are shot for each class and division for National Championships and other major events
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CLOUT ROUNDS

The following Clout rounds are shot for each class and division for National Championships and other major events
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