Rules & Policies

Age Rules

Age Rules

AGE CATEGORIES AT THE MAC

According to USA Dance Rulebook §4.6 your age category depends on the year of your birth, not your actual age at the time of the MAC. In other words, look to your BIRTH YEAR, not your birth day, to determine your age category.

Adult

19 + (born in 2000 or earlier)

Senior I

35 + (At least one partner was born in 1984 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1989)

Senior II

45 + (At least one partner was born in 1974 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1979)

Senior III

55 + (At least one partner was born in 1964 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1969)

Senior IV

65 + (At least one partner was born in 1954 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1959)

Senior V

75 + (At least one partner was born in 1944 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1949)

AGE CATEGORIES AT THE JUNIOR MAC

Pre-teen I

born in or after 2010

Pre-teen II

born in 2008 and 2009

Junior I

born in 2006 and 2007

Junior II

born in 2004 and 2005

Youth

born in 2001, 2002, and 2003