22nd Sept 2002 Updated example years. Added note re blade sizes.
7th Oct 2001 added reminder that other events may be different)
It is the fencers responsibility to check age eligibility. Fencers who are not eligible may be excluded at any time, before, during or after the event. Please read all the rules and if in doubt then consult the organisers before entering.
For these purposes, a fencers date of birth is per https://bf.sport80.com database. If this has been entered wrongly then event organisers reserve discretion.
Explanation of Age Dateline for Surrey Youth Events
The Surrey Youth individual Championship, categories are now by Year of Birth, regardless of age on the day of the event. The categories are defined on the event details. The organisers may use other names for the groups but that does not imply a different age dateline.
For the Surrey Youth team event age group categories, see event details. In years to date, the age on the day of the event has been used, in-order to enable two simple age groups: