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 1999 or earlier)

Senior I

35 + (At least one partner was born in 1983 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1988)

Senior II

45 + (At least one partner was born in 1973 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1978)

Senior III

55 + (At least one partner was born in 1963 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1968)

Senior IV

65 + (At least one partner was born in 1953 or earlier, the second partner may have been born in 1958)

AGE CATEGORIES AT THE JUNIOR MAC

Pre-teen I

born in or after 2009

Pre-teen II

born in 2007 and 2008

Junior I

born in 2005 and 2006

Junior II

born in 2003 and 2004

Youth

born in 2000, 2001, and 2002