The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is pleased to announce that registration for the Yorkshire Regional Cricket Boys Under 9s Observation days for the 2024 season is NOW OPEN.

U9 Regional Observation Days are the primary entry point for boys in school year 4 and below to join the YCCC Performance Pathway Summer Programme and are intended for all boys who wish to be observed for a place at Regional level. Registration is open to all.

U9s is the youngest programme run by YCCC and sees our four Regions (North, East & Central, South and West) take part in an inter-Regional programme throughout June and July each year.

Please note: Parents wishing to sign their child up for observations should be aware of and consider that U9s Regional is hard-ball cricket and is the highest-standard of representative cricket at this age in the county. If you have any questions regarding the observations and whether they would be right for your son, please contact your local Convener (details below).

Registration Link

To sign a young player up, please visit the following link, completing all areas of the online form:


The form will remain open until 12th May, so please ensure any player wishing to attend is signed up before this deadline.

Further information on eligibility and contact details can be found below.

Eligibility (Region)

Observation Days will be take place for each Region. Regions are distinguished by who you pay your council tax to:

  • North– Cleveland, North Yorkshire, York.
  • East & Central– East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield.
  • South– Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield.
  • West– Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees.

Contact Details

If you have any problems relating to any of the above or any queries, please contact your Regional Cricket Convener. Details can be found below.

East & Central Region – Andrew Inns, [email protected]

North Region – Andy Exton, [email protected]

South Region – Chris Marples, [email protected]

West Region – Adam Trunks, [email protected]

Dates & Venues for Observations

North – Terrington Hall School – Wednesday 29th May

East & Central – Driffield Town Cricket Club – Tuesday 28th May

South – Doncaster Town Cricket Club – Tuesday 28th May

West – Woodlands Cricket Club – Tuesday 28th May

Exact session times will be communicated to all who sign up the week after the registration deadline.

For any queries around the YCCC Boys Performance Pathway, please contacts Boys Pathway Operations Manager Jack Stockdale at [email protected].

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