Age Requirements / Division

Divisional Age Requirements

 

13. Age Requirements 

 

13.1 The term "current season" shall be defined as the normal period of operation for the MBA extending from September of one year until May of the following year.

13.2 To be eligible to play in U10, a player must not have reached the age of 10 prior to January 1st of the current season. 

 

13.3 To be eligible to play in U12, a player must not have reached the age of 12 prior to January 1st of the current season.  

 

13.4 To be eligible to play in U14, a player must not have reached the age of 14 prior to January 1st of the current season.  

 

13.5 To be eligible to play in U16, a player must not have reached the age of 16 prior to January 1st of the current season.  

 

13.6 To be eligible to play in U18, a player must not have reached the age of 18 prior to October 1st of the current season.  

 

13.7 Subject to Rule 13.8, players may play up in older age classes but shall not be permitted to play down in younger age classes. 

 

13.8 In extenuating circumstances, the MBA Executive, by majority vote, may permit a player to play in a lower class.

(E.g. Graduating school years with birthdates prior to Jan 1st, where a hand full of children are affected, we will ensure they stay in same age group with their school mates.)