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NCU Club Life and Captains Forum

Simon Johnson

The NCU are hosting a Club Life and Captains forum on Tuesday 14th November at the Lagan Valley Civic Centre, Lisburn.

The Forum will be for Club administrators, officials and team Captains covering a wide range of topics relevant for the upcoming NCU season.
*A min of 2 people per club is required, ideally including one team captain and the club's youth convenor. Workshops are running concurrently so therefore at least two club representatives must be in attendance.

This includes:

  • Grants available both local and national, Club facilities grant.
  • New laws of cricket (NIACUS to deliver for all captains within Clubs).
  • Emerging Accreditation scheme timeline.
  • CI proposed changes to youth playing formats.
  • NCU development team focus clubs and club developments for 2018.


6pm-6:20pm:  Arrival (Note: tea, coffee, sandwiches and biscuits will be available on arrival)

6:25pm-6:55pm:  'State of Play'

  • 2017 overview and looking ahead, update on Visa regulations and new developments.
  • 2018 focus clubs.
  • Development support.

Attendees have the option of 2 workshops - intended 'audience' highlighted in bold type.

Workshop 1 - Club Committee Members
7pm-8:10pm:  Grants & Governance 

  • CI Facilities and Council grants.
  • Emerging Accreditation Scheme.
  • Safeguarding / Access NI.

Workshop 2 - Club Captains
7pm-8:10pm:  Captains Forum

  • New Laws of Cricket for 2018.
  • Open Forum.

8:15pm-9pm:  Game Development - Youth Cricket

  • New Playing Formats - CI proposals.
  • NCU Mini Bash / Summer Camps.