because forward planning is always good for the soul
Senior and Secondary level stages flow during the spring of each year.
Junior and Primary level stages flow during the fall of each year.
So the calander looks like this:
HOW TO REGISTER
Senior and Junior level students (age 13+) may create their own username, password and personal details BUT require liniing to a parent/teacher who makes payment for them. Here is a flow chart of this process.
Secondary and Primary level students (age 9-13) MUST have an adult (parent or teacher) create their account and enter competitions for them. Here is a flow chart of this process.