2016/17 Season commences 15th October 2016

For PDF version of the current CJCA Calendar


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.

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:

Pre season meeting for ALL Clubs and School Conveners and managers - 5th September 2016, Elmwood Club, Heaton Street 7pm

First Saturday cricket - 15th October

Nominations for Spring Tournament Trials - close from Noon, Thursday 13h October and then 3 days before each trial.

Trials to be held on:

  • Sunday 16th October - Boys Yr 6, 12 - 4pm

  • Sunday 16th October - Boys Yr 7, 4.00 - 7.00pm

  • Tuesday 18th October - Girls Yrs 5 to 8, 04.30 - 6.30pm

  • Thursday 20nd October - Boys Yr 8, 4.30 - 7.30pm

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

CJCA Spring Tournament   -  30th October, 6th and 13th November (Venues - Yr 8 at TBC; Yr 7 at TBD Pk and Yr 6 at TBC

Girls Spring Tournament will be played on 6th  & 13th November Venue: TBC, all on artificial wickets. Trials on 18th October at Action Indoor Sports Community Cricket Centre, Hornby.     

Selected teams will appear in the Representative section


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 @ Chch venue
Year 6 vs South Canterbury @ Elmwood (Art) 

December 11th

CJCA Representative Matches

Year 8 Red vs Mid Canterbury @ Ashburton
Year 7 vs Canterbury Country @ Rangiora

December 18th

 CJCA Representative Matches

Year 8 Black vs South Canterbury & Year 8 Red vs Canterbury Country @ Chch venues
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 6th February 

Nominations for CJCA Summer Tournament Trials - Close from 5pm Friday 10th Feb.  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 26th February at venue TBC


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

CJCA Summer Tournament  TBC - Boys on February (1) and March (2)  (No rain Reserve) Venues probably Yr 8 CBHS; Yr 7 Warren Park and Yr 6 Polo. All on artificial wickets.

Girls Tournament March (2) at either Elmwood or CBHS

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 - May 2017 - 7.30pm venue TBC,