The senior program is for active members aged 13 years and older (Youth U14-15 and Senior U17-Open). The aim of the Youth program is to engage, encourage and educate members transitioning from nippers to senior competition, with the ultimate aim to encourage retention and development of members.
Competitors have the opportunity to travel around the State and Country to attend carnivals. Carnivals are generally held between December & March in Victoria and the season ends with the Australian Titles scheduled for April 16 to 24 at the Sunshine Coast (Senior and open events expected 19-24 April). Every athlete must have a minimum qualification of either a Surf Rescue Certificate (Juniors) or a Bronze Medallion and must meet the patrol hour requirements according to their membership category to compete.