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Junior Club Cricket

(Under 10 to Under 17)

The Kincumber-Avoca Cricket Club is the largest junior cricket club on the Central Coast. We had approximately 300+ players registered for the 2022/23 season and continue to grow and thrive

Register Now for the 2023/24 Season

Registrations are now open. Click the links below to go to the PlayCricket registration page. Registrations will close once the appropriate number of players for each age group has been reached. For example, if we expect to field two teams in a particular age group that plays 11 per side we will close registrations once 24 players have registered (2 teams of 12)

Fees

  • Fees for Under 10 to Under 17 are $190.00 per player. 

  • Fees include a playing shirt and a training shirt. New players also receive a club cap. You’ll need to provide your child’s shirt size when registering.

Junior Grading Days 2023 - Kincumber Indoor Centre

  • U12:

    • Saturday August 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    • Sunday August 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

  • U14:

    • Saturday September 2, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    • Sunday September 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Male Youth League

    • Thursday August 24, 5:30 - 7:00pm

    • Thursday August 31. 5:30 - 7:00pm

Our Pholisophy

The Club's philosophy has been to focus on developing the children's cricket skills and love for this challenging game making sure everyone gets a fair go and can really enjoy their cricket no matter what level you are.

  • Perfect for boys & girls aged 9-16 years.

  • For kids with basic cricket skills.

  • Allows kids to transition based on ability to the adult game.

  • Some equipment provided.

  • Most games played between 8.00 – 11.30am on Saturday mornings on a home and away basis.

  • Youth Competition played between 4.30 - 7.00pm on Friday evenings.

  • 2023/24 Season expected to commence in October 2022 and conclude in March 2023. 

  • There is usually a break of around 4 weeks over Christmas.

 

Game Formats

 

  • Under 10’s play Stage 1 format – 7 players per team, 16m pitch, 20 overs per team one day games, non-comp.

  • Under 12’s play Stage 2 format – 9 players per team, 18m pitch, 30 overs per team one day games, competition.

  • Under 14's and 16's play Stage 3 format – 11 players per team, 20m pitch, 30 overs per team one day games, competition.

  • Youth Competition – 11 players per team, 20m pitch, mixture of 40 over two day games and T20 matches, competition.  

  • Note that most under 12 and under 14 competitions are graded. As such our teams are also graded with players selected based on ability. This particularly applies to "A" competitions. We have a little more flexibility with "B" and "C" competitions and aim to keep friends together where possible. As a club, we believe it is important that children play in the most appropriate competition for their ability. We want to see kids enjoying their cricket and the game is a whole lot more enjoyable when players do well. The under 16 competition hasn't been graded the past two seasons but if the CCCA has sufficient numbers for two competitions we place our teams into the appropriate grade.

  • Note that the Central Coast Cricket Association ultimately decides what format different divisions play. For example, if there are sufficient teams in the under 12's to form a "C" competition the CCCA may decide to adopt stage one rules for that competition if it feels that it is appropriate.

 

 

Grading

 

Following online registration, our grading days will commence.

 

There will be two grading days for each age group at the Kincumber Indoor Centre. Grading days will again be run by a selection committee comprising of players and officials from our senior club, with input from junior coaches. There will be one selection trial for boys youth league.

 

 

Junior Grading / Selection Trials

 

Our sponsors Kincumber Indoor Sport have once again graciously provided their facilities for our grading and trials. Times below are confirmed other than youth league which is presently tentative.

 

We will grade an under 11A team that will play in the under 12A's.

 

All players must be registered to attend grading. (Under 17's trialing for youth but not intending to play grade are excepted).

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