Jyväskylä Cricket Club ry FCA– Annual General Meeting, 13.03.2010 www.cricketjyvaskyla.com
Outline Jyväskylä City & Municipality Cricket beginnings Indoor cricket (JYU) JCC registration (June 2009) Members Club activities Outdoor cricket (home ground, friendlies) Objectives 2010 (recruitment of permanent residents, outdoor experience)
Jyväskyä in Central Finland Founded in 1837 (in Russian Empire) Population 130 000 (city) - 172, 000 (mun.) A student city: 44 000 students Jyväskylä University, Polytechnic &c. Strong sporting culture Good facilities Foreign student resource!
In the beginning... Cricket pioneers Ahmer Iqubal & Venkatesan (with Jari Schabel from Tampere CC) Indoor sessions began October 2008 First executive committee February 2009 Officially registered association 3 June 2009 11 founding members Jyväskylä Cricket Club ry (JCC) Requested FCA membership Dec 2009 New executive committee Jan 2010
Member background 2010 13 members at present Majority students and/or working in Finland for 1-4 years Recruitment needed !
Club Activities Sunday indoor sessions (13:30 – 16:00) Wednesday evening session (2009) Friendly match in Tampere (2009) & Introduction to umpiring rehersal (J. Schabel) Turku Indoor Tournament (2009) Semi-finals! Participation in FCA umpiring course in Vaasa (May 2009) Participation in Turku Indoor Tournament (2010?)
Outdoor Cricket Outdoor playing mat Outdoor kit Home ground: Keltinmäki field (sand)