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FISTF Age Categories
Tournaments are divided into different age categories.
- Players may normally play in only one category at each tournament, apart from the U12 (see below).
- Only if the organizer allows it, players can compete in two categories.
For the season 2017/2018 the categories are as follows:
Veterans: players born before September 1st, 1973;
Under-19: players born from September 1st, 1998, until August 31st, 2002;
Under-15: players born from September 1st, 2002, until August 31st, 2005;
Under-12: players born from September 1st, 2005 onwards;
Ladies: female players only, of any age.
For the seasons 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, the age limit for the veterans’ category will raise to over age 44, over age 45, over age 46, over age 47 and over age 48, respectively.