Here at The R66T Academy, we are delighted to announce the launch of The R66T Academy Festival of Cricket, in partnership with inspiresport.
“The R66T Academy Festival of Cricket is an innovative project which aims to challenge young players in a competitive environment. Enjoying the game is really important to school-aged players and we hope that our festival is fun for everyone involved whilst providing every young player with the opportunity to make a name for themselves and their school.”
Joe Root, England Cricket
SUMMARY The R66T Academy Festival of Cricket is aimed at under 13 school cricket teams. It provides teams with an ideal opportunity to attend a pre-season tour and experience high level coaching from the R66T Academy with match practice, all at excellent facilities at venues around the United Kingdom. Plus, the highest performing team from each festival will qualify for Finals Day at Old Trafford. The Festival of Cricket takes place 11-14th April 2023 with registration open now! Complete the form at the end of this page to register your interest.
First Class Coaching from The R66T Academy
With coaching from The R66T Academy team, training sessions will focus around encouraging your players to:
· Enjoy all aspects of the game and develop a healthy competitive spirit
· Express their own natural talents
· Understand that team objectives are more important than individual performances
· Appreciate excellence and enjoy the success of other players
Festival of Cricket - Format and Features
Based on the latest professional cricket format The Hundred, The R66T Academy Festival of Cricket has been designed with your U13 players in mind.
· Shorter, faster games (innings ideally completed within 65 minutes)
· High energy and enthusiasm levels
· Strategic play encouraged
· 2 points for a Win, 0 for a Loss and 1 for a draw/no result – taken directly from the pro game format
Your R66T Academy Festival of Cricket Includes:
3 nights at your selected venue
Full board – starting with dinner on Day 1 and Breakfast on Day 4
A full itinerary to include coaching sessions both in and outside the classroom covering all aspects of batting, bowling, fielding, fitness, match preparation and psychology.
Use of the venues first class cricket training facilities for all scheduled training sessions with R66T Academy coaching staff
3 x matches vs other touring sides
Supervisory FREE places for the Sports Trip Organisers
Travel insurance including COVID cover
Designed for U13 School Teams
Based on The Hundred format
Coached By R66T Academy Staff
Finals Held at Emirates Old Trafford
Increased Competition Opportunities
Dates Dates for the next Festival of Cricket will be released soon. Sign up to the mailing list to keep up-to-date.
The R66T Academy Festival of Cricket
Interested in your school or academy attending?
Please complete the form below to register your interest.