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Times & dates of the competitions for season 2019/20
Stage 2 Competition - 5pm Fridays: October 18 through December 6, Break, January 31 to March 6 (March 13 Final)
Stage 1 Competition - 4:30pm Fridays @ Eastern Oval: October 25 through December 6, Break, January 31 to February 28
Master Blasters - 4:30pm Fridays @ Eastern Oval: October 25 through December 6, Break, January 31 to February 28
Junior Blasters - 4:30pm Fridays @ Eastern Oval: October 25 through December 6, Break, January 31 to February 28
|(There will be no programs run on November 8th due to Ballarat Show Day public holiday). |
Format & game structure
There will be two stages for the Girls Only Competition, with game structures following the Cricket Australia guidelines. The Stage 1 competition is the more modified level and is therefore targeted at beginner players. Stage 2 is the slightly more advanced level and is targeted towards girls who have previously played cricket.
See details of each stage in the below table.
10-12 years old (not limited to)
13-15 years old (not limited to)
Day & Time
Soft mod (125g)
HARD BALL (142g, orange)
Playing & competing
Stage 2 matches will take place at fixtured venues
|Stage 1, Master Blasters & Junior Blasters will take place at the Eastern Oval.|
Player registration & MyCricket requirements
All participants must be registered to their club on MyCricket.
Nominated Club teams will be visible under the FIXTURES tab.
|Players need to be selected in their teams for each match (squads are accepted) by 8pm Thursday prior to match day for publication in Friday's edition of The Courier will all other teams..|
Competing teams will be responsible for scoring games. Each nominated team will receive a free scorebook.
|Match results and player scores must be entered into MyCricket by 12pm Sunday's so they can be published with all other Junior cricket matches in Tuesday's edition of the Courier., and to calculate ladders for finals.|
|It is highly recommended that the MyCricket Scorer app is used to minimise manual data entry.|
Junior Umpires will be requested and used for all Stage 2 matches where available at the Club’s cost ($20 per team). Where no Umpires are present it will be the responsibility of each team to provide an Umpire.
Clubs need to provide a coloured shirt (vibrant and bright club shirts are encouraged).
Clubs are to provide teams with required equipment (helmets, pads, bats, gloves). Stage 2 matches will need stumps and boundary cones supplied by the home named team in the fixture. Stage 1 matches will be setup with stumps and marker cones upon arrival at the Eastern Oval each week.
|Clubs will need to provide their own match balls. All can be purchased through Rebel Sport Ballarat (with at least 1 week's notice)|
|Stage 2 - Kookaburra Crown 142g Hard Ball - Orange|
|Stage 1 - Kookaburra Star (Rookie) 142g 'Soft' Ball - Pink|
Marketing & promotion
BCA ask clubs to please assist in this and promote the competition throughout their playing members/supporters and aligned schools. The BCA will support any club promotions.
BCA Operations & Female Cricket Coordinator Greg Wakeling via email@example.com or 0407 244 467 for further details.
If you are not already aligned with a club, please see the list and contact details below for the clubs that will be fielding a girls only team in these competitions. If you are interested in playing in any of these competitions, please get in touch with your selected Club.
East Ballarat Cricket Club
Mark Ryan - Junior/Girls Cricket Coordinator
0477 527 334 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Wendouree Cricket Club
Tim Argall - Junior/Girls Cricket Coordinator
0412 344 345 - email@example.com -
Mt Clear Cricket Club
Steve Young - Girls Cricket Coordinator
0439 658 219 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ballarat Redan Cricket Club
Andrew Ballesty - Girls Cricket Coordinator
0419 142 498 - email@example.com
Coronet City Cricket Club
Craig Murdoch - Girls Cricket Coordinator
0438 313 858 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Buninyong Cricket Club
Jeremey Byrne - Junior Coordinator
0407 254 643 - email@example.com
|North Ballarat Cricket Club|
Ben O'Brien - Junior Coordinator*
0417 579 486 - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or for more information, please contact the Ballarat Cricket Association by emailing email@example.com or calling 0407 244 467.
Ballarat Cricket Association