Age Categories for Participants

Royal St.John's Regatta Age Categories

Squirt: For Any oarsperson between the age of 10 and 13 as of December 31 of the year of the regatta. Squirts row a modified course and must wear approved flotation devices at all times. Rowing during sanctioned events may be impacted by weather and is at the discretion of the Captain of the Course. Take the age of the rower on Dec. 31st of the year of the regatta. If that person is 10, 11 or 12 they may only row squirts. If they are 13 they may row Squirts or Midget but only one age catagory in any regatta. For a rower age 14 on Dec. 31st they must row Midget or potentially Juvenile.

Midget: Any oarsperson under the age of 16 as of December 31 this year.

Juvenile: Any oarsperson under the age of 18 as of December 31 this year.

Intermediate: Any oarsperson under the age of 21 as of December 31 this year.

Senior: All registered oarspersons who are not rowing as Squirt, Midget, Juvenile, Intermediate or Masters.

Masters (Female): A female oarsperson who shall be 41 years of age as of December 31 this year.

Masters (Male): Any oarsperson who shall be 46 years of age as of December 31 this year.


Coxwains must be 19 years of age as of December 31 of this year.

Minimum age of any oarsperson is 10 years, as of December 31 this year.


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