AUSTRALIAN O70s CHAMPIONSHIPS
NOV 19-25, 2019
A warm welcome to all teams participating at the 2019 Australian Over 70s Championships to be held in Albury/ Wodonga from November 19 – 25. Indications are the Championships will see 20 teams in competition with representation from every Australian State and New Zealand.
Matches will be played at venues around Albury/ Wodonga and surrounding towns. All games will be played on turf (including a night match) and follow the usual format of 3 games plus a Final. Over 70s cricketers and partners will enjoy a 2 day break between the second and third game.
The pre-Championship management meeting, Welcome function and Finale Dinner will be held at the Commercial Club Albury – the main sponsor for the Championship .
Nominations have been received from WA (2), TAS (1.5), NSW (3), S.A (3), QLD (3), VIC (6) and N.Z (1). If necessary, Victoria may supplement teams to ensure a 20 team Championship and 3 divisions of competition. Teams and fixtures for each division to be forwarded once nominations finalised.
A fee of $2,100 has been set for each team participating at the 2019 Over 70s Championships. To secure venues, Veterans Cricket Victoria requires a $200 deposit for each team nomination. States are required to EFT funds to VCV Treasurer Neville Crane by 12 July with final payment due 18 October 2019. Please ensure deposits include the name of the State/ team on the receipt.
Bank Details: Bendigo Bank BSB 633-000 Acc No 124 539 826
The estimated cost for players covering the Welcome function, Lunches, Umpires, Ball & match fee is $180. The estimated cost for players and partners of the Finale Dinner that includes a 3 course meal plus entertainment (excluding beverages) is $65.
Details of Championship polo shirt design and cost attached. States should canvas interest and collate player and partner orders/ sizes and forward to secretary Carol Robinson email@example.com by July 26.
Over 70s Organising Committee
Albury/ Wodonga and surrounding towns have 23 turf wickets available for the Championship . We expect all games to be played on turf with back up synthetic pitches available if required.
Tourist & Accommodation Information
The Albury/ Wodonga region has up to 5000 beds ranging from 5 Star Luxury accommodation to cabins and caravan parks. For more Tourist and Accommodation information https://www.visitalburywodonga. com