You will race in the category of the age that you are turning in the year of the race.
Age Category 6-7: Racers born January 01, 2012 - December 31, 2013
Age Category 7-8: Racers born January 01, 2011 - December 31, 2012
For further example, if you will be 7 years old on race day, but are turning 8 before 31 December of the year you are racing, you would register for the 8-9 age category.
Participants are not allowed to race Up an age category.
Participants require permission to race Down an age category. In this case, the participant can not qualify for podium placing.