The biggest change for juniors in the season 2015-2016 is the change in the age groups
Another change is that in the past juniors’ age must have been Under their respective age groups at the Beginning of the season, where now it is IN THE YEAR OF A CHAMPIONSHIP.
- If a player is turning 11 on December 31, 2016 or any time prior to this date in the year 2016, for the season 2015-2016 this player must play in the age group U13.
- A player is turning 15 on August 1, 2016. This player must play in the age group U17, since s/he will be turning 15 in a CALENDAR YEAR OF A CHAMPIONSHIP and, therefore, is not UNDER 15 in the year of the Championship.
2015-2016 age groups are:
U11: born in 2006 or later
U13: born in 2004 or later
U15: born in 2002 or later
U17: born in 2000 or later
U19: born in 1998 or later
For every age group, the year stated is the birth year. For example, if you turn 18 on or after January 1st, 2016, you are eligible to play in the U19 division.