WELCOME TO HKCA CUBS JUNIOR CRICKET
HKCA CUBS JUNIOR CRICKET REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!!
PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED BELOW AND REMEMBER TO SHARE.
Get ready for another exciting season of Cubs Cricket as registrations are now open. The registration process will be similar to last season with everyone required to register via Cric HQ.
We have the four formats available again, First Smash, T16 Blast, T20 Smash and T24 Super Smash. Details of each grade can be found on our HKCA Website.
First Smash will be run and delivered by the HK Team with all the other grades T16 Blast, T20 Smash and T24 Super Smash being administered by our Five Local Cricket Clubs. Kapiti Old Boys Cricket Club, Paraparaumu Cricket Club, Ōtaki Sports Club, Weraroa Cricket and Levin Old Boys Cricket Club.
REGISTRATION PROCESS – The registration process is relatively simple and allows for multiple children to be entered at the same time. Thanks to the families who provided feedback on this last season.
If you have advised in your registration which Club you are wanting to play at please select the club and bank details from below and make payment within 3 business days, using the reference provided. If you are new to Cubs Cricket a club Junior Convenor will be in contact once you have been placed in a team.
First Smash HKCA 06 0507 0091781 81
Kapiti Old Boys C.C 03 0732 0237249 02
Levin Old Boys C.C 03 0667 0058905 02
Otaki Sports Club C.C 01 0721 0022488 32
Paraparaumu C.C 03 0732 0034791 00
Weraroa C.C 03 0667 0131623 01
First Smash/T16 Blast/T20 Smash/T24 Super Smash – No payments are required during the registration process. Once your CUB has been allocated a Club they will make contact to arrange payment directly.
REGISTER EARLY TO WIN CUBS PRIZE PACKS
Each Monday at 4pm (Starting Monday 16th September) for five weeks we will draw one lucky CUB from the database. We will be giving away a HKCA CUBS JUNIOR CRICKET SET each week. Even cooler is that the set will be hand delivered to the lucky winner by either Bailey Te Tomo or Chad Law to either school or home.
Register now so your CUB can be in all five draws.
REGISTRATION OPEN DAYS
Get excited for the start of a brand new season by coming to meet our staff and register your keen cricketers on one of our two open days.
Kapiti (Paraparaumu Cricket Club Whyte St, Kena Kena Park) Sunday 6th October 2019, 11am-1:30pm.
Levin (Basil Netten Indoor Cricket Centre, Adkin Ave, Donnelly Park) Saturday 5th October 2019, 11am-1:30pm.
Or simply register here: www.crichq.com/clubs/89259/teams
If you have any questions about the season or registering, please contact Bailey Te Tomo via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HKCA are proud to announce that CUBS CRICKET is back for it’s third season. Cubs Cricket was designed to promote better playing conditions for all HKCA junior players. Shorter pitches, shorter boundaries and suitable playing conditions for each grade are a common theme throughout CUBS CRICKET. CUBS CRICKET aligns all its junior playing conditions with New Zealand Cricket's AGE & STAGE playing formats which are set to be mandatory throughout the country.
To register to Cubs Cricket please click here or scroll down for more information on the grade.
ALL COACHES must be registered and police vetted for the 2019/20 season. For more information on this, or to register now, please click here.
NEW First Smash DATES- Suitable for school years 1-3: Approx. Ages 5-7
This introduction to cricket programme is a 10-week programme. Each session focuses on teaching a different skill, building confidence will having heaps of fun. The sessions are designed for high participation which builds helps build confidence and skill needed to play in a team environment. Modified games are also played to put the skills to put the skills learnt into practice and we encourage maximum participation.
Ideal for the first timers who have little or no experience. After completion of these sessions the children should be confident to move up to the next stage of playing the team based T16 Blast.
All sessions will be delivered by the Horowhenua Kapiti Coaching Team
Venue and Dates:
Kapiti - Every Monday commencing 4th November to 9th December 2019 (6 Sessions)
Every Monday commencing 3rd February to 24th February 2020 (4 Sessions)
Horowhenua - Every Tuesday 5th November to 10 December 2019 (6 Sessions)
Every Tuesday 4th February to 25th February 2020 (4 Sessions)
Times: 4:00pm -5:00pm (We may add another session if numbers are high)
Cost: $50 per participant for the season
T16 Blast - Suitable for school years 2-5: Approx. Ages 6-9 (First Time Team Cricket)
T16 Blast is the first team cricket format for our cricketers. It’s designed to be fast paced, fun and inclusive. The enjoyment and equal participation of our players is the main priority of this grade vs winning and competition. T16 BLAST is played with a soft incrediball, no pads or protective gear required. Children will enjoy the action-packed game with players ALWAYS involved in the game. There will be no sitting on the side-lines, waiting for your turn to bat or getting out and watching the rest of your team play. This modified game is inclusive and fun.
· Played Friday Nights
· 8 aside
· 16 Overs per innings
· 60-75 minutes completion
· Pairs Batting
· Entry Level
· Team Based
· No Gear Required
T20 Smash - Suitable for school years 4-6: Approx. Ages 8-10
The next step for the children is moving away from the incrediball (T16 BLAST). T20 Smash will provide our participants with a real feel of cricket, as players use all the same protective equipment as their Stags/Hinds/Blackcap/White Fern heroes. It’s designed to provide equal participation opportunities in a fun and inclusive environment. Skill development and enjoyment of our players are the main priority of this grade. Modified to cater for equal participation, T20 Smash provides opportunities for its players to experience a more realistic cricket match.
· Saturday Morning
· 8 aside
· 20 Overs per innings
· Equal Participation
· Pairs Batting
· Modified Hard Ball
· Full protective equipment
T24 Cubs SuperSmash - Suitable for school years 6-8. Approx. Ages 10-13
The final stage in our junior cricket pathway, where children can fully develop their cricket skills using most traditional cricket rules. Allows for more specialisation with extended retirement scores which means batsmen will need to value their wicket when batting and bowlers will be challenged by the 18m pitch length and the opportunity to bowl longer spells. Skill development, enjoyment and experiencing traditional cricket are the main priorities of this grade.
· Saturday Morning
· 9 aside
· Max 24 Overs per innings
· Kookaburra Crown Hard Ball
· Traditional Cricket Rules