2018 Youth Cricket Schedule - NYCL National Tournament in U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 Categories

2018-06-30 San Leandro, California

The National Youth Cricket League, now in its 5th year, will conduct its national tournament between June 30 and July 7.   The tournament is played in the T20 format and is extremely popular among academies and youth programs across the country.  This year's tournament has also attracted teams from Canada.

The tournament, which will be played in five age categories - U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, will feature 50 teams representing 19 academies or youth programs this year.  Since its launch in 2014, the tournament has been hosted in Dallas (2014), St. Louis and Raleigh (2015) and in Houston and Minneapolis (2016).    Last year's tournement, held in Connecticut and New Jersey, featured 45 teams.  The 2014 inaugural edition of the tournament featured just 18 teams.   The growth in participation in this tournament is a reflection of the overall growth in the popularity of the sport itself.  

Format: T20, Colored Clothing, White Ball (Equipment is sponsored by SG Cricket, Bedessee Sporting Goods and
When: U12 and U16: June 30th - July 3rd;  U10, U14 and U18 age-groups:  July 5th to 8th
Cut-offs: U10 (9/1/2007), U12 (9/1/2005), U14 (9/1/2003), U16 (9/1/2001), U18 (9/1/1999)  - Girls get a 2 year benefit i.e. U12 girls can play U10.
Where: San Leandro, Union City, San Jose and Morgan Hill
Registration: Closed
Schedules: Published to CricClubs

The participating academies are: East Bay Youth Cricket Association, Missouri Youth Cricket Association, Triangle Cricket League from North Carolina, Minnesota Cricket Association, Future Stars Cricket of Washington DC, DreamCricket Academy of New Jersey, Washington Cricket Academy, Cricket Academy of Puget Sound, Cricket Zeal Academy of California, United Cricket League of Massachusetts, New England Youth Cricket Academy of Connecticut, San Ramon Cricket Academy from California, Dublin Cricket League of California, California Cricket Academy of California, California Cricket League - Youth Academy, Northwest Cricket Academy, Master Blasters Canada, California Cricket Girls and Maryland Youth Cricket Association.