Each of the categories are based on the athlete’s age on January 1, on the same calendar year as the competition.
(Found in Pages 6-8 from Canadian Canoe Association Sprint Competition Rule Book 2014-2015).
|U11||Under 11 years|
|U13||Under 13 years|
|U15||Under 15 years|
|U16||Under 16 years|
|U17||Under 17 years|
|U19||Under 19 years|
|Junior||19 or older (based on points)|
|Senior||Any age (based on points)|