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Junior Program Summary

CALOUNDRA CRICKET CLUB JUNIOR PROGRAM
  
We aim to provide programs for juniors who are between 7years of age (approximately) and 15 years of age on 31st August 2018. (Please note girls can play in age groups up 2 years below their actual age.) Our junior cricket program for 2018-19 is currently under review and will be announced shortly. Please watch the website for updates.
 

Caloundra Cricket Club will proudly field junior teams in grades Under 12 to Under 16 for the upcoming 2018-19 season.  All program elements are open to boys and girls.  For Under 12 through to Under 16 competitions, girls can play up to two years under their actual age.

Our cricket program includes the following activities.

Junior Blasters -  For kids aged 5-7, Woolworths Cricket Blast captures the colour and excitement of the Men's and Women's Big Bash League in a fun and fast format.

Junior Blasters is for kids learning the basic skills of cricket with participants building their skills through fun, game based activities. The activities are designed for small groups to ensure every child gets a go, allowing them to test and learn new skills. After they have mastered the basics, they will be ready for modified games of cricket.


The Junior Blasters program is set up in a way that regardless of skill level, participants can progress through the different levels of activity until they have the basic cricket skills required to progress to the Master Blasters program. Participants therefore progress to Master Blasters Program only when they master these basic cricket skills.

 Sign up now to get your Blasters pack

Register at www.playcricket.com.au 

 

Master Blasters –   Recommended for kids aged 7-10, Woolworths Cricket Blast captures the colour and excitement of the Men's and Women's Big Bash League in a fun and fast format.
After learning all the basic skills in Junior Blasters, Master Blasters allows kids to experience modified games of cricket using lighter equipment in a format that is fast paced with equal participation. The program was developed to ensure junior cricketers can progress with confidence to Stage 1 of Junior Formats. 

Sign up now to get your Blasters pack
Register at www.playcricket.com.au 


 

Junior Club  - For boys & girls aged 9-17, Club Cricket provides opportunities to engage in competition and more specific skill development where mastering the basics of cricket are a priority. Whether you are a junior who has been through the Woolworths Cricket Blast program or have just played in the backyard, at school or on the beach, cricket clubs are thriving community hubs that provide a great environment for making friends and developing cricket skills. Junior clubs provide younger players the opportunity to get used to all that's great about their local club from an early age.

Under 12 (Stage 1) . 

Under 13 (Stage 2)

Under 14

Under 15

Under 16

 

 

These age competitions are played on Saturdays.  Most games should be in the morning although there are provisions for afternoon games if needed (unlikely).  Equipment is provided by the club however many players prefer to have their own.  Games are played on synthetic wickets (up to Under 14) in the Caloundra area or at venues provided by other clubs for away games.  From U14A upwards, some games will be played on turf wickets.  In Under 16, most games are played on turf wickets.

Training – All teams from Under 12 up undertake training during the week.  Timing and venues for training will be advised.

 

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