2016/17 Season commences 15th October 2016

For PDF version of the current CJCA Calendar as at 19 January 2017


This includes details of Junior CJCA competition dates, Trials and Representative dates.  This calendar will be updated regularly with more exact details of match venues as these are confirmed.

Last update as at 19 January 2017

A draw will be established for the Saturday during Labour Weekend & Show Weekend. Any teams unable to play during these weekends should contact the draw convenor, Mike Fisher at the Christchurch Metro Cricket Association on phone 281 8961 or 0272 860419 or email:


Teams to be selected from those playing in the Spring Tournament. Venues TBA

December 4th

CJCA Representative Matches

Year 8 Black vs Canterbury Country @ Rangiora
Year 7 vs Canterbury Country @ Christchurch, Year 7 vs South Canterbury @ Burwood Park
Year 6 vs South Canterbury @ Elmwood (Art) 

December 11th

CJCA Representative Matches

Year 8 Red vs Mid Canterbury @ Ashburton
Year 7 vs Canterbury Country @ Southbrook Park, Rangiora

December 18th

 CJCA Representative Matches

Year 8 Black vs South Canterbury & Year 8 Red vs Canterbury Country @ Burwood Park
Year 6 & 7 vs Mid Canterbury @ Ashburton (2 matches)

Last Club / School matches before Christmas -  17th December

South Island Primary School's Cricket Tournament (SIPST): 9th to 13th January 2017 (in Timaru). Opening ceremony Sun 10th Jan. CJCA Red and Black teams (for 2016 school year 8 players) to compete. These teams are selected from the players taking part in the previous Spring Tournament.

Mandeville Tournament Year 6: (near Rangiora) 3 - 6 January 2017 - for 2016 school year 6 players - 'Development' teams from previous Spring Tournament, teams to compete with replacements from the Emerging teams where necessary.

Mandeville Tournament Year 7: (near Rangiora) 16 - 19 January 2017 - for 2016 school year 7 players -  'Development' teams from previous Spring Tournament,  teams to compete with replacements from the Emerging teams where necessary.

Girls South Island Tournament (5th one) - 27th to 29th January 2017 at Christchurch 

Season Recommences - All grades 4th February 

Nominations for CJCA Summer Tournament Trials - Close from 5pm Wednesday 8th February.  If you need to nominate later than this then please contact Rob Wilkinson on

Trials to be held: 

BOYS - Sunday 12th February, at venues TBC

GIRLS - Sunday 12th February at Burnside West University Cricket Grounds


Youth and Junior Cricket Awards Presentation - To include the awarding of the CJCA Jubilee Awards. February 2017 

CJCA Summer Tournament  TBC - Boys on February 26th and March 5th & 12th  (No rain Reserve) Venues probably Yr 8 Burnside West University; Yr 7 Warren Park and Yr 6 Polo. All on artificial wickets.

Girls Tournament March 5th & 12th at Hospital Corner / Polo.

Invitation Matches - 19th March 2017 for Year 6, 7 & 8 teams selected from the Summer Tournament. (all TBC)

10.30am start unless indicated or agreed by the coaches

CJCA Representative Matches in Years 6,7 & 8

Vs South Canterbury @ Geraldine / Waihi
Vs Mid Canterbury @ Christchurch
Vs Canterbury Country (North) @ Country venue
Vs Canterbury Country (South) @ Country venue

Last Club / School matches for season -  25th March 2017

CJCA AGM - 22nd May 2017 - 7.30pm venue TBC,

Pre season meeting for ALL Clubs and School Conveners and managers - September 2017, Elmwood Club, Heaton Street 7pm

First Saturday cricket - 21st October

Nominations for Spring Tournament Trials will open in July 2017 -

Trials to be heldon:

  • Sunday TBC 22ndOctober - Boys Yr 6, 12 - 4pm

  • Sunday TBC 22nd October - Boys Yr 7, 4.00 - 7.00pm

  • Tuesday TBC 24th October - Girls Yrs 5 to 8, 04.30 - 6.30pm

  • Thursday TBC 26th October - Boys Yr 8, 4.30 - 7.30pm

    All at Action Indoor Sports Community Cricket Centre (TBC) - 81 Buchanans Rd, Hornby

CJCA Spring Tournament -  October and November (Venues - Yr 8 at TBC; Yr 7 at TBD Pk and Yr 6 at TBC

Girls Spring Tournament will be played in November Venue: TBC, all on artificial wickets. Trials in October at Action Indoor Sports Community Cricket Centre, Hornby.     

Selected teams will appear in the Representative section