|Juvenile I||9 or younger|
|Juvenile II||10 or 11 years|
|Junior I||12 or 13 years|
|Junior II||14 or 15 years|
|Youth||16 to 18 years|
|Under 21||16 to 20 years|
|Adult||19 or older|
|Senior I||35 or older|
|Senior II||45 or older|
|Senior III||One partner 55 or older, the other 45 or older|
All of the age ranges listed above are inclusive.
Juvenile I and II groups may be combined.
Junior I and II groups may be combined.
Juvenile II couples are not allowed to compete in Junior I events for syllabus reasons.
Junior I couples are allowed to compete in Junior II events.
Junior II couples are allowed to compete in Youth events.
Youth couples and Senior couples are allowed to compete in Adult events.
In all age groups one partner in the couple can be younger, except in the Senior age groups.
Age groups are determined by year of birth.
|Year of Birth||Age Group for 2013|
|2004 or later||Juvenile I|
|2002 or 2003||Juvenile II|
|2000 or 2001||Junior I|
|1998 or 1999||Junior II|
|1995 or 1996 or 1997||Youth|
|1993 or 1994 or 1995 or 1996 or 1997||Under 21|
|1994 or earlier||Adult|
|1978 or earlier||Senior I|
|1968 or earlier||Senior II|
|One partner 1958 or earlier, the other 1968 or earlier||Senior III|