CRYcket 2011 in Kuwait

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CRYcket 2011 tournament at KOC Grounds
Calling all Cricket lovers, Boys and Girls upto the age of 14 years - FOCC is proud to announce the dates of the 14th CRY (Child Rights & You) cricket tournament for children. This highly anticipated sporting event of the year will be held at the KOC Grounds at Ahmadi on Friday, 25th March 2011 starting at 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

CRYcket 2011 in Kuwait

CRYcket 2011 tournament at KOC Grounds
Posted on 2/6/2011

Calling all Cricket lovers, Boys and Girls upto the age of 14 years - FOCC is proud to announce the dates of the 14th CRY (Child Rights & You) cricket tournament for children. This highly anticipated sporting event of the year will be held at the KOC Grounds at Ahmadi on Friday, 25th March 2011 starting at 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The one day “CRYcket” tournament is a much anticipated and very popular annual family event where 24 teams play in two age categories play softball games in two age categories while spectators, parents and well-wishers enjoy a carnival atmosphere. 12 teams each are set to participate in the Under-12 and Under-14 divisions initially in four groups in round robin fashion leading to 4 winners who will clash in the playoffs. The games will be played simultaneously on two playgrounds in the senior and junior divisions.

The FOCC event is supported by the Ahmadi Cricket and Hockey Committees. The game format will be 7 overs a side with batsmen requiring to retire at the personal score of 18. Unlimited substitution is allowed and teams have been encouraged to turn up in coloured kits to add to the picturesque Ahmadi setting ambiance. Apart from the winners' trophies, medals and certificates from CRY-India will be given to each player. Experienced umpires will control the games assisted by official scorers. The teams will play in recognition of a much felt need among less fortunate children in the Indian subcontinent and will carry the message of compassion towards them. They will spread awareness of the work done by CRY, an international organization, that believes that every child is entitled to basic rights of survival, protection, development, education and participation.

A colourful souvenir will be released to mark the occasion. To add to the spirit of celebration of childhood at the 'CRYcket 2011' festival, delicious breakfast, lunch and snacks will be available throughout the day, while drawing and essay competitions, bingo and raffle draws will keep you excited every minute. 'Buy for CRY' stall of used books, videos, CDs, toys and household effects will give you a quick bargain. Mark the date in your calendars as it will be a memorable day at Ahmadi because “With CRY, Everybody Wins”. FOCC members are a volunteer group which has grown tremendously over the last 14 years from humble beginning and also additionally organizes CRYchess and BrainBang activities as well as participates in social and cultural activities. Anyone can freely volunteer to make a difference to the less fortunate children in India.

For more details, and CRYcket 2011 game rules, visit the FOCC website http://www.focckwt.org and for further info, contact: Kuwait City 22437684 Abu Halifa: 66204295 Fahaheel: 99364073 Ahmadi: 23985216 / 99578073 Jleeb Shuyoukh – 97226589 Hawalli, Kheifan & Shuwaikh: 99300257 Salmiya: 97863255/67004698/66810338 FOCC thanks all for their continous support, cooperation and participation.

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author avatar gaspar
An Indian national, hailing from Goa, and residing in Kuwait. My interest is to promote the indian community's, and specifically Goans and Mangalorean's (from the State of Goa & Karnataka respectively in India) interests in sports, cultural activit...(more)

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
27th Mar 2011 (#)

Hi Gaspar,

I appreciate your CRYcket spirit wherein CRY is involved with a social cause.

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