OCA Clubs Forum - Due to be held on the 1st October 2015
Due to a lack of interest and with only seven clubs wishing to attend, the Executive have cancelled this meeting.
Looking for games in 2016!!
We are a touring team called Great Beardon who are looking to tour Oxford from Sunday the 24th of July to Tuesday the 26th of July 2016. We will be looking for three 50 over games on these days. If we are unable to get a 50 over game on the Monday, we would be looking for a twenty over after work game. Great Beardon are a group of friends who tour every year, with their roots in Aberystwyth University and Barry.If interested please contact Gareth at email@example.com
Ground Availabilty Forms for 2016
These forms have been sent out to all the Club Contacts and MUST BE RETURNED to David Quinn (Fixtures Secretary) no later than the 11th Octobr 2016.
Late returns will not be accepted as the Fixture Secretary will be working on the 2016 fixtures and can only deal with clubs who have notified him of the Ground availabilty dates.
A copy of this form can be downloaded from the OCA website - look under Administration.
OCA Presentation Dinner - Friday 13th November 2015
Now that the 'playing season' is over, plans for the above dinner are well in hand and we have booked Paul Nixon, who has played for England, Kent, Leicestershire and Delhi Giants as a wicket-keeping batsman,so we are sure that he will be an interesting after-dinner speaker.
Club contacts will soon be receiving all the details for the dinner,so please ask your club Secretray to book YOU a place at the dinner and we look forward to a maximum turnout once again.
Level 1 Umpires Course 2016 - 6,13 and 20th February at Tiddington
The course to be held in November & December is now FULL, but a further course has been arranged to take place in February and full details of this can be seen under 'Administration' on this website. If you intend to take part please get in touch quickly as places will soon be snapped up.
Any questions should be directed to the organisers - details on flyer.
Financal year end
The current financial year ends on the 30th September. Please ensure that all clubs still owing monies to the Association are fully paid up by the end of September to avoid further penalties.
End of Season Ground Renovation
Please use the link below for information on End of Season advice for your pitches:
Clubs have been asking for advice on End of Season Renovation so I thought it would be useful to publish it here?
Cricket Renovations - The Basics: A few ideas to follow:
Andy Mackay 2013: The message is clear skimp at your own peril, because neglect in the autumn renovation programme will mean inferior pitches the following season. Andy Mackay, Head Groundsman at Sussex CCC provides an in-depth guide to end of season renovations
Inter-League Challenge Cup played on Sunday 6th September 2015
Under a beautiful blue sky and hot sun all afternoon, the above game took place at Faringdon C.C., which turned out to be a very competitive game with the OCA team, captained by Matt Launchbury winning by two wickets.
Our sincere thanks goes to Faringdon CC for hosting the game, the umpirers, scorers and all those involved in this game and once again the tea was fantastic....
Telegraph Umpire LBW Quiz...how good an umpire are YOU?
Follow the link below and play the LBW Umpire Quiz and then consider if you should sign up as an OCA umpire in 2016? Good Luck! http://umpire.telegraph.co.uk/