BSCA Age categories and Gear Restrictions for 2016/2017
For Circuit, Time Trial, Track and Roller Racing Regional and National Championships, the maximum gear will be the distance covered per crank revolution for that age group.
Generally, the following age categories apply but it is the child’s age on the 1st September at the start of the school year e.g. If a child was 11 on the 1st September 2016, they will be Under 13.
|School Years||Age Group||Max Gear|
|1||U7 Born on or after 01/09/2009||5.10m|
|2||U7 Born on or after 01/09/2009||5.10m|
|3||U9 Born 01/9/2007 – 31/8/2009||5.40m|
|4||U9 Born 01/9/2007– 31/8/2009||5.40m|
|5||U11 Born 01/09/2005-31/08/2007||6.05m|
|6||U11 Born 01/09/2005-31/08/2007||6.05m|
|7||U13 Born 01/09/2003-31/08/2005||6.45m|
|8||U13 Born 01/09/2003-31/08/2005||6.45m|
|9||U15 Born 01/09/2001-31/08/2003||6.93m|
|10||U15 Born 01/09/2001-31/08/2003||6.93m|
|11+||O15 Born 01/09/1997-31/08/2001||7.93m|
Riders born before 1st September 1997 are not eligible.