A child may join Nippers as soon as he/she turns 6 years of age, but not before. Nippers are divided into 8 age groups. Age is determined as at midnight on 30th September each year. i.e. if a child is 10 years of age on or before 30th September, they will be in the under 11 age group for the entire season.
Listed below are the age groups members will be in for the 2017/18 season if they are born between the following dates:
|Age Group||Date of Birth||Cap Colour|
|Under 7||01 October 2011 to 30 September 2012||Lime Green|
|Under 8||01 October 2010 to 30 September 2011||White|
|Under 9||01 October 2009 to 30 September 2010||Dark Green|
|Under 10||01 October 2008 to 30 September 2009||Yellow|
|Under 11||01 October 2007 to 30 September 2008||Blue|
|Under 12||01 October 2006 to 30 September 2007||Red|
|Under 13||01 October 2005 to 30 September 2006||Black|
|Under 14||01 October 2004 to 30 September 2005||Grey|
Children are organised into age groups as defined by SLSWA. Moving into a higher age group is not possible. Moving down an age group may be considered on a case by case basis with approval of the Youth Director required.
If you are interested on becoming a member please go the the Membership & Fees page.