1 The objective of the League shall be to nurture Junior Cricket and sportsmanship. To promote and encourage the game of cricket among young people. To bridge the gap between School and Senior League Cricket and to ensure a steady flow of promising talent to senior clubs.
2 All clubs shall adhere to the ECB Child Welfare Policy.
3 The league shall be governed by a Committee, consisting of: The President, Chairman, Secretary, Assistant Secretary (who will also act as Trophy Steward) and Treasurer, who will be the Officials. These will be elected at the AGM. Life Vice-Presidents will also be elected at this meeting and they will be able to attend AGM in a non-voting capacity. All Clubs will nominate a representative, who is expected to attend all League Committee Meetings. Nominations for all these Officials must be notified to the League Secretary at least 10 days before the AGM, and if required voting will take place at the AGM. The Chairman of all Meetings will be allowed a vote and if required will also have a casting vote. In all Meetings decisions will be decided by a majority vote.
NOTE – The Officials shall meet within 14 days after the AGM, which will be held in November. At this Meeting, the Officials shall appoint: 1 – Coaching Officer, 2 – Results Secretary, 3 – Child Welfare Officer, 4 – Umpires Representative, 5 – Joe Lumb Manager. These will all serve on the Executive Committee with full voting powers.
4Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall consist of the Officials and their Nominees, as above, Plus Seven Club Representatives. These shall be elected at the AGM. All Club Reps are entitled to be nominated for this Committee and nominations should be in the possession of the Secretary at least 10 days before the AGM. The Executive Committee shall deal with all financial and any other matters regarding the running of the League. They will also deal with any other business delegated to it by the League Committee.
5 The Executive Committee shall deal with all financial and urgent matters and prepare the business to be dealt with at the League Executive Meetings. They will also deal with any business delegated to it by the League Committee.
6 Registration of players
a) Any person under the age of 17 on the 31st August of the year proceeding the season in question shall be eligible to play in the league.
b) All players must be registered with the League secretary, prior to them playing in a match (league or cup).
c) To register a player, the club will submit an application for registration on-line on the www.playerreg.co.uk website.
d) All players must complete and sign a copy of the league registration form which is retained by their club. Once the registration has been approved the players name and registration will be displayed on the site.
e) Players playing at under 11 and under 15 must be registered by midnight on the Friday before the fixtures, and players at under 13 and under 17 must be registered by midnight on the Monday before the game. ie players must be registered with the league 48 hours before any game.
f) Any club fielding an unregistered player shall be fined £ 5.00 for the respective team and no points shall be awarded to that team for each week of no registration.
g) Additional players may be added to, on-line, on the www.playerreg.co.uk website.
h) No player can be registered after the 22nd June, without permission of the Executive Committee.
i) Any club found fielding an over age player shall forfeit any points gained in the games in question.
j) If a player wishes to transfer from one junior club to another during the season, the club desiring the player must make application to the League in writing. A player shall not be allowed to transfer if he has not fulfilled all financial obligations to his club. No player shall be allowed to transfer after the 22nd June.
k) All players wishing to transfer from one club to another or from/to another league during the close season must produce a YCB transfer form, or similar, from their present club.