European Age Category Dates 2020

European Age Groups and qualifying dates for 2020 tours

European Age Groups   Players Born on or after Jan 1st each year.
Category Qualifying Birth Dates Possible UK Age Groups Squad Size
A Class Born 01/02 Under 17 & 18 11 a side
B Class Born 03/04 Under 15 & 16 11 a side
C Class Born 05/06 Under 13 & 14 11 a side
D Class Born 07/08 Under 11 & 12 11 a side
(7v7 in Belgium, 8v8 in France)
E Class Born 09/10 Under 9 & 10 7 & 9 a side
F Class Born 11/12 Under 7 & 8 7 a side
(5v5 in Belgium)

Age Dispensation

It is possible for Under 9, U11, U13, U15 & U17 teams to play in the lower age group due to the age dispensation rule which allows a maximum of 3 over age players (up to 6 months older) to play in any one game.  There are no dispensation players allowed in Spanish Tournaments.