JUNIOR 'OPEN' COMPETITIONS

The Ballarat Cricket Association facilitates competitions, for points and premierships, for age groups of U17, U15 and U13 (as at September 1 each season). These competitions are open to both male and female players with female players being afforded a 2 year age dispensation.

Cricket Australia, Cricket Victoria and the BCA strongly recommend all female cricketers play in female competitions foremost, with an encouragement to play in the open competitions if the desire is present to do so.

Information on the BCA's female competitions can be found HERE.

The Junior pathway is outlined below, and for the purposes of the information provided within this page, the U13 competitions follow 'Junior Cricket 2' guidelines with our U15 & U17 competitions following 'Junior Cricket 3'.

The Ballarat Cricket Association endorses Cricket Australia's Junior Formats, as outlined below: -

Competition details: -

U13 (as at September 1)

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Registration:

1sts (Hollioake) & 2nds (Spratling)

9 per team

Friday afternoon

5pm to 7pm

20 overs per team

Synthetic (hard wicket)

18m (2.1m shorter than full length)

2 piece hard leather 142g

Orange

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U15 (as at September 1)

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1st XI & 2nd XI

11 per team

Saturday morning

8:30am to 11:30am

25 overs per team (1 day matches)

50 over split innings (2 day matches)

Synthetic (hard wicket)

20.1m (full length)

2 piece hard leather 156g

Red

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Grades/Divisions:

Team size:

Playing day:

Playing times:

Playing format:

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Pitch length:

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Ball colour:

Registration

U17 (as at September 1)

1st XI & 2nd XI

11 per team

Saturday morning

8:30am to 11:30am

25 overs per team (1 day matches)

50 over split innings (2 day matches)

Synthetic (hard wicket)

Turf (where possible)

20.1m (full length)

2 piece hard leather 156g (Synthetic matches)

4 piece hard leather 156g (Turf matches)

Red

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BALLARAT CRICKET ASSOCIATION

Administration Building, Eastern Oval
1 Ebden St, Ballarat. VIC 3350

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