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Meeting Night
Our first meeting to take availabilities will be Tuesday the 30th September at 7:00pm at our Rooms
Coaching Sessions have commenced; they will be held on Tuesday nights starting at 7:00pm @ the Russell Square Community Centre. Covering Junior & Senior Umpires, New and intending Umpires welcome. Four weeks the 26th August; 2nd, 9th and 16th September.
Information Night
The BCUA is holding an Information night on Tuesday the 19th August @ 7:00pm at the Russell Square Community Centre.   We invite all people interested in Umpiring in the forthcoming season. Guys & Girls, Young & Old; Training & Coaching provided.   Supportive & Friendly Association; Umpire Senior or Junior Matches.   Join the Game Umpire.   
Ballarat Cricket Association NEWS  
BCA AGM - 2014/2015 Board announced
The BCA AGM was held last night, Wednesday the 13/8, at this meeting the new board was announced for the coming season. This new board is as follows:   Rob Florence - President Michael Flynn - Vice President David Dawson - Treasurer Mark Grogan - Director Ron Bedford - Director Rob Dixon - Director Neil Davies - Director 
2015 U/18's Girls Carnival
Ballarat will be again hosting the u/18 Girls Carnival.   At this stage the Dates for the Carnival will 14/1 - 20/1 2015   We will supply more information when it comes to hand
SEDA Information Night
Combine your love of cricket with your education! The  Cricket Australia Sports Development Program offers Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to complete their full-time education within sport, recreation and community settings. To find out more come along to the Information Evening – Eureka Stadium, Creswick Rd, Ballarat, Monday 11 th August at 7pm.  
Umpires Information Night
        HOWZAT? “only You the Umpire can answer that”      THE BALLARAT CRICKET UMPIRES ASSOCIATION INC. IS HOLDING AN INFORMATION NIGHT AT THE RUSSELL SQUARE COMMUNITY CENTRE TUESDAY 19 TH AUGUST @ 7:00PM   For all people interested in Umpiring the Forthcoming Season ·         Guys & Girls ·         Young & Old §   Training& Coaching provided §   Supportive & ...
Great umpiring opportunities
Want to be part of the game and umpire? The recruitment of new umpires generally takes place in the winter months and begins with the Cricket Victoria  Winter Classes  program. Most competitions are in demand for umpires, therefore it isn't too difficult getting started. Introductions with umpiring groups can also be arranged through Cricket Victoria if required. For further information contact the CV Umpiring Department on (03) 9653 1141 OR (03) 9653 1163. Cricket Victoria Umpire tra...
Cape named Central Highlands' cricket super squad captain
DUAL EJ Cleary medallist Matt Cape has been named captain of a Central Highlands cricket super team. Central Highlands Region unveiled its 2013-14 team of the year on Monday, with the Darley all-rounder at the helm. Cape, the reigning Ballarat Cricket Association best and fairest, said it was an unexpected honour. “It’s always a privilege to be captain of a team, even though this one doesn’t play an actual game,” Cape said. “It’s a nice little way to official...
The MyCricket Scorer app
The MyCricket Scorer app is now available as a  FREE DOWNLOAD   to all clubs for use on iPad, iPhone, Android Phones & Tablets.  The MyCricket Scorer app can keep all of your supporters, members, family, friends and opposition clubs up-to-date with real time match scores. The DEMO MATCH feature allows users to practice scoring a game without affecting any live data on the MyCricket website.
2013 / 14 Presentation Night Video
 Check out what was shown at the opening of the BCA Presentation Night in March.  
Thinking of Umpiring and earning some pocket money?
Thinking of being an umpire in Ballarat this coming season? The BCA are currently recruiting people who are interested in umpiring.  Full coaching and training will be offered. this is a great way to stay in touch with the game at either a junior or senior level. Male or Female all welcome and a chance to earn some pocket money. interested please send an email with your details too or CLICK HERE
Cricket Australia State Competitions NEWS  
Cameron Leads Southern Stars to Easy Win
 Jess Cameron takes a stunning one-handed catch before guiding Australia to victory with the bat in the first ODI against Pakistan Jess Cameron and the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars have made light work of Pakistan in their opening one-day international in Redlands, with the world champions recording a comfortable four-wicket victory inside 37 overs. Forced to kick off their series without the injured and recently engaged allrounder Ellyse Perry, the home side barely missed a trick, as C...
Richardson, Cutting Star for Australia A
  Richardson, Cutting star for Australia A in Darwin   An inspired bowling performance led by Kane Richardson and Ben Cutting has ensured Australia A bounced back from their shock loss to the National Performance Squad on Tuesday, but they may have missed an opportunity to pinch a crucial bonus point in the process. The Aussie bowling attack was criticised after they conceded 82 runs from the final 10 overs against the young NPS squad, however, they responded in brilliant fashion durin...
Country Central Highlands NEWS  
Community Coach (Level 1) Course in Ballarat
A Community Coach (Level 1) Course will be held in the Central Highlands Region at the following venue –   Dates - Wednesdays 10 & 17 September 2014 (must attend both nights to receive accreditation) Times - 6pm – 9:30pm Venue - St. Patrick’s College gymnasium, 1431 Sturt Street, Ballarat (gym is at back of school near main oval)       Registrations to be in by 27 August 2014 Cost of the course is $125 and those interested are asked to register via the Cri...
Kate & Jacinta selected in U18 Vic Country squad
Central Highland players Kate Kile and Jacinta Goodger-Chandler, who both attend school in Maryborough have been selected in a very strong girls U18 Vic Country Squad.   Kile plays for Prahran CC (formerly known as Brunswick Park CC) in women’s Premier cricket, while Goodger-Chandler plays juniors for East Ballarat CC and for Napoleons-Sebastopol CC in senior women’s Premier 2nds. Good luck to the both girls for the Vic Country v Vic Metro series in Bundalaguah from September 30 to October...
Big Merv to present at Regional Coaching Seminar
A wonderful opportunity to hear former Australian paceman Merv Hughes present within our Region.    The seminar is free and open to all local coaches, players, administrators, juniors and parents.  Please note it is a seminar aimed at coaches including junior coaches/senior coaches and not a clinic aimed at junior players.   Participants must register their attendance via the on-line link.   Details below.   Central Highlands Regional Coaching Seminar Presented by:...