Climbing Categories

Age categories are based on year of birth.

Competition Season
Youth E
Boys/Girls
Youth D
Boys/Girls
Youth C
Boys/Girls
Youth B
Boys/Girls
Youth A
Boys/Girls
Junior
Boys/Girls
Open
Men/Women
2017-2018
2009
2010
2007
2008
2005
2006
2003
2004
2001
2002
1999
2000
 1998*

* Athletes born between 1999 and 2002 may compete in the Open category if they choose to do so
Note: These are the youth age categories used by the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), and every National member federation, including Canada.

Adult Categories

Competitors sixteen (16) years to nineteen (19) years may choose to compete in Youth or Open (Adult) categories (see the age chart above).

Competitors may not compete in two different categories at the same event.