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Dear schools & SGOs,

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Sussex Cricket Foundation Virtual Schools Cup! We’re very excited about this new competition which we are delivering this winter in partnership with Chance to Shine & our community partner, 1st Central Insurance

Following the recent Government announcement of further national restrictions, we have had to take the tough decision to temporarily suspend all of our coaching programmes in schools and the community. Our normal Winter Indoor Competitions programme will also not be going ahead.

However, we see this virtual competition as a fantastic vehicle to keep; schools, teachers & children actively engaged in cricket throughout lockdown and beyond!

 SCF Virtual Schools Cup at a glance;

 Open to any children that go to school in Sussex, Year 6 & below

  • 10 Weekly Skills Challenges beginning Monday 9th November – instructional videos filmed by our community coaching team
  • We want every child to have-a-go at each weekly challenge (at home or at school) and send in their scores using this Scoring Form*
  • Teachers can also send in scores for their whole class, if group activity takes place at school as well!
  • All scores submitted will represent the relevant school & Sports Partnership Area on the weekly county Leaderboards
  • There will be prizes for the Weekly Winners, the overall Winning School & the overall Winning School Sports Partnership

Please also don’t forget to tag us into any videos or pictures of your school in action using the hashtags #SCFVirtualSchoolsCup & #SCFSkillsChallenge & mentioning us using our handles;

Twitter – @SussexCricketFd (please see a teaser video here which launched today!)

Facebook – Sussex Cricket Foundation

Instagram – @sussexcricketfoundation 

You can follow the progress of your school in the Cup here on the website and on our social media channels. The Scoring Form plus further competition rules can also be found below.

Good luck!

Leaderboard - Week 7





Week 7

Week 7 - 1

Week 7 -2

Week 7 -3

Week 7 - SP






Skills Challenge Week 10 - Tin Can Alley

Skills Challenge Week 9 - Swap Them Around

Skills Challenge Week 8 - 5-4-3-2-1

Skills Challenge Week 7 - Bat Taps

Skills Challenge Week 6 - Rebound Catch

Skills Challenge Week 5 - Dartboard Bowling

Skills Challenge Week 4 - Clap Catching

Skills Challenge Week 3 - Jump to it

Skills Challenge Week 2 - 6-side Challenge

Skills Challenge Week 1 - Keep Running