4th International Schools Cricket Tournament 2014

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4th International Schools Cricket Tournament 2014

HELLENIC CRICKET FEDERATION

Member of I.C.C.-Europe

26 Costa Georgaki Str – 49100 Corfu/Greece

Tel/Fax.: +30 2661036560, e -mail:contact@cricket.gr

4th INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS CRICKET TOURNAMENT

21-26 APRIL 2014

CORFU – GREECE

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Hellenic Cricket Federation (H.C.F.) would like to invite 16 school groups or teams from across the globe to participate to the 4th INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS CRICKET TOURNAMENT 2014. The tournament will be held in Corfu/Greece on 21 – 26/04/2014.

H.C.F. offers for free for 18 persons (15 student & 3 officials) per school or team:

  • 7 nights accomodation at Messonghi Beach Hotel & Spa (in dbl/twin or triple rooms with private facilities).

  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel daily.

  • Transfers Airport (Port) – Hotel – Airport (Port).

  • Transfers from the Hotel to the Venues and return.

  • Transfers for the opening ceremony and return.

  • Gala Dinner at the prize giving ceremony on Saturday evening.

TOURNAMENT ENTRY: 120 Euros per person

To secure your place in the Tournament a deposit of 500 euros per school/team is required. As per every year we will run a strict “first come first served” policy.

Schools or teams who wish to participate to the Tournament must submit the application form completed and make the deposit no later than 30/10/2013.

For friends, families or fans who wish to accompany a school/team please contact Mr Nicolas Fournarakis (Managing Director of cricketingreece.com, e-mail: sales@vandomus.com for further information).

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Format: T20 Tournament. One innings per side, each innings limited to a maximum of 20 overs.

Players date of birth: All students/players must have been born from 1/1/1997 – 31/12/2000. Dates will be checked by the Tournament Referee at the Managers and Umpires meeting which will be held before the start of the tournament. Exceptionally at the tournament will be able to participate up to three (3) younger players.The teams who wish to use younger players must submit to the Hellenic Cricket Federation the Special Dispensation – Underage application form signed by the guardian of the player at least two (2) months before the start of the Tournament.

Tournament venues: Three grounds will be used for the Tournament. One is the Marina cricket ground which is 25km away from the hotel. The second is the Espianada square ground which is situated at Corfu town and 20km from the hotel. The third ground is situated in the hotel and is walking distance from the accommodation. All grounds have artificial pitches. All teams will play in all grounds.

Cricket balls: Red balls will be used for the tournament. All balls will be provided by the Hellenic Cricket Federation.

Clothing: The tournament will be played in white clothing or other colored uniform except the color of the ball which is red. Only rubber shoes are allowed during the match. (No spiked shoes).

Arrival and departure:Teams should organize to arrive in Corfu on 20/04/2014 and departure on 27/4/2014. H.C.F.’s coaches will transport teams from the airport to the hotel. Transfer time is about 30-45 minutes respectively. Flight details to be sent to the Tournament organiser at contact@cricket.grby 15/01/2014 latest.

Registration cards: To all the team members will be given registration cards with their check-in at the hotel. All team members should bring with them a passport photo for their registration cards.

Accommodation:All schools/teams will be accommodated at the MESSONGHI BEACH HOTEL & SPA. Accommodation is been booked on a bed, breakfast and dinner basis. Hotel rooming list to be sent to the Tournament Organiser at contact@cricket.gr by 15/01/2014 latest.

Hotel details

Name: MESSONGHI BEACH HOTEL & SPA

Address: MORAITIKA 49100 CORFU – GREECE

Telephone: +30 26610 83000

E-mail: info@messonghibeach.gr

Web: www.messonghibeach.gr

Meals:Breakfast and dinner is provided in the hotel. It is essential that all schools/teams inform the Tournament Organiser at contact@cricket.gr of any special dietary requirements by 15/01/2014 latest.

Team officials and participants: Team officials will be fully responsible for the discipline of their team members during the event and period of stay. Participants are advised to ensure the safety of their belongings at all times.

Tournament Umpires and scorers: Every team is required to provide one umpire (with umpiring diploma if it is possible or cricketing experience) and one scorer (in a good level) who will participate to all the matches of the tournament. These two should be notified in the application form.

Manager and umpires meeting: There will be a meeting of team officials chaired by the Tournament Director, on the evening before the first day of the tournament. During the tournament team officials will have to attend meetings, whenever required.

Medical facilities: Medical boxes will be available at all venues. In case of an emergency there will be full cover from the National Centre of Urgent Needs.

Opening ceremony: Will take place on Sunday afternoon (18.00) at Espianada square ground. All team members must attend the ceremony. Teams should be uniform dressed (with their playing clothes) and the officials must wear tie. Schools or teams should bring with them a flag of their school and their country flag (mandatory).

Gala dinner dress code: Teams may wear team evenly shirts and trousers or blue jeans (or other uniform appearance) and the officials must wear tie. The event must be attended by all school groups.

Photo shooting: There will be a photo shooting of all the participants of the tournament. The date and time will be set according on match schedule. Teams should be uniform dressed (with their playing clothes) and the officials must wear tie.

Practise: Practice can be arranged at the Messonghi ground. Practice requirements to be sent to the Tournament Organiser at contact@cricket.grat least one (1) month before the start of the Tournament.

Brochure: There will be one page allocated for each squad at the Tournament brochure. The following information is required from each participating school/team:

– Squad Photo

– Country Flag and School-team Logo

– Short history and Squad details including captain, players, coach, manager and officials

All information to be provided to the Tournament Organiser at contact@cricket.gr by 15/02/2014 latest.

Awards:

  • Το the winning team will be given cup and medals.

  • To the 2nd and 3rd team will be given plaque and medals.

  • Player of the Tournament

  • Player of the Final

  • Best Bowler

  • Most popular official

  • Spirit of cricket team

In all participant teams will be given diplomas.

Weather: The weather in Corfu during April is good and well suited to the playing conditions. The average temperature will be around 18-25 degrees.

Collateral cultural events: Τhose schools wishing to present something that represents their school or country (dancing, singing, theater etc.) please let us know in order to organise the event.

Finance: Participating schools/teams must make the first deposit by 30/10/2013. Final payment to be made by 1/04/2014.

Bank: ALPHA Bank

Account Name: Hellenic Cricket Federation

Account #: 680002002017096

They were: GR39 0140 6800 6800 0200 2017 096

SWIFT: CRBAGRAAXXX

TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER

Name: Athina Altani

Assistant: Elena Mitsiali

Tel/Fax.: 00302661036560

E-mail:athinaaltani@gmail.com

contact@cricket.gr

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

Name : Stylianos Goustis

Assistant: Elena Stefopoulou

Tel/Fax: 00302661036560

Mobile : 00306948948072

E-mail: contact@cricket.gr

TOURNAMENT REFEREE

Name: Ioannis Aftinos

Mobile: 00306972899061

E-mail: Afthinos@deya-ker.gr

SUMMARY OF INFORMATION REQUIRED FROM PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS/TEAMS

  • 1rst deposit by 30/10/2013

  • Flight details by 15/01/2014

  • Hotel rooming list by 15/01/2014

  • Dietary requirements by 15/01/2014

  • Squad details for brochure by 15/02/2014

  • Special dispensation-underage application form by 21/02/2014

  • Extra practice requirements by 21/03/2014

  • Final payment by 1/04/2014

Please feel free to contact us with any queries you may have.

FOR THE H.C.F.

THE PRESIDENT THE GENERAL SECRETARY

IOSIF NIKITAS STYLIANOS GOUSTIS