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Club registration dates and times and grade information for Junior and Youth teams

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Club registration dates and times

Sunday 18th Aug from 10:00am to 12:00 pm.

Mon-Fri 12:00 to 6:00pm and Sat 10:00-1:00 pm.

 

The clubrooms can be located at Keith Hay Park – 13 Noton Road, Mt Roskill. Just behind Waikowhai Intermediate School

 

Club registrations never close for junior and youth teams (years 1-8) throughout the season.  However to ensure your child settles the best they can in a team we highly recommend they register as early as possible.

 

If you are unable to attend any of the above dates and time then please use one of the below three options;

  1.  Please call/email the club manager to arrange a time to complete the registration process in person.
  2.  Feel free to pop in complete the registration process in person during the club opening hours of Tues-Fri 12 to 6pm and Sat 10-1pm.  
  3.  By requesting from the club manager a scanned copy of the registration form for you to complete.  (we do prefer meeting the parents and players in person so please use this option as a last resort)

 

Contact details for Club Manager

Ph: 6259932.  Mb:  027 625 9932   Email:  erdcc.cricket@gmail.com

 

Season Start and close dates

The season will start for junior and youth teams at the end of October and go through to mid December, recommencing early February and concluding the end of March.  More information will be detailed at the time of registration.

 

Cost

The cost of registering your child varies on the grade but it will cover the entire season (approx 16 playing days).  The junior team (school years 1-4) vary from $60 for the Have a Go (school years 1-2) to $90 for the Western District teams (school years 3-4).  Once your child enters the Auckland Cricket competition (school year 5+) the cost increases to $170+.  This is due to the cost of supplying proper cricket equipment and balls as well as affiliation fees paid to Auckland Cricket.  Once again a firm price will be indicated at the time of registration.

 

Grade information

Have A Go   [Superstars Cricket]  – This Grade is generally for children from the preschool level, up to school year 1 or 2.

This grade has sessions on Friday evenings from 5:30 or 6 pm till approx 7:00 pm

The activities are Cricket oriented fun activities during which the children learn cricket skills such as throwing, catching, hitting the ball and running, as well as learning broader social skills such as taking turns and encouraging each other, while participating in several different modified cricket activities which improve their coordination and ability to participate enjoyably in games.

Children in older age groups with little or no experience may choose to participate in this session for a period of time at the beginning of the season, in order to obtain the basic cricket skills needed to start playing competitive cricket.

Parents are encouraged to join in and help run an activity.

The Club room facilities such as the bar, pool table and dartboard are also available. Our sunny deck is a good spot to watch the action down on the field.

 

Western Districts Cricket Association Grades

These grades are run by Western Districts School Children’s Cricket Assoc. This is made up of clubs in the west of Auckland.  Teams competing in these grades will play some home games and some away games at other grounds. These parks are located in Avondale, New Lynn, Te Atatu North, Oratia and Our home ground Keith Hay park.

Parental support and for each team is essential throughout the season, as each team is coached and managed by volunteers. Help can take various forms: coaching, managing the team, scoring, umpiring or even helping with looking after gear or helping with transport.

 

Western Districts School Years 2 & 3 “Action Soft” Cricket

This Grade is for Children with little or no cricket experience, in School Years 2 and 3 at the start of the season.

These children play Cricket games with modified rules and Soft “Incrediball” type balls to ensure a safe fun start to their cricketing career. There will be some home and some away games during the season.

 

Western Districts School Year 4  Action Grade “Soft / Hard” Cricket

This Grade is for Children with some cricket experience, up to and including School Year 4 at the start of the season.

These children play Cricket games with modified rules and Soft “Incrediball” type balls before Xmas to ensure a safe enjoyable start to the season. After Xmas the players transition to hardball cricket. There will be some home and some away games during the season.

 

Western Districts Junior Grade School Year 5 & 6

This Grade is for Children with enough cricket experience to safely start the season playing hard ball Cricket.

The grade is generally aimed at players in School Year 5 at the start of the season, but can include School Year 6 players. There will be some home and some away games during the season. Once again volunteer help is essential to the running of teams.

 

Auckland Cricket Competition

Information to follow

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