Cricket Derbyshire Day is Back!

We’re delighted to bring you initial information about our Derbyshire Day in 2023 @ The Incora County Ground on Saturday 25th of March.

The Derbyshire Cricket Foundation and Derbyshire County Cricket Club are teaming up to provide several workshops designed to support the development of recreational cricket and include topics we believe are relevant to the grassroots game.

Along with additional support from ECB, Working with Parents in Sport, DCF Association of Cricket Officials (DCF ACO) and Grounds Maintenance Association (GMA) we will be running the following workshops:

Time Workshop Detail
9.15am-9.45am Arrival Tea & Coffee/ Breakfast
9.45am-10.00am Introduction Welcome from Richard Wood (DCF Managing Director)
10.00am-12.00pm Energy Saving and Crowdfunding A workshop delivered by Ged McDougall, ECB Facilities Planning Manager for the East Midlands, alongside DCF staff.
The workshop will focus on the key issues around energy prices and offer practical solutions to combat this alongside funding opportunities linked to crowdfunding.
10.00am-12.00pm Grounds Maintenance Workshop An opportunity for Club Grounds Staff to learn from Derbyshire CCC head groundsman Neil Godrich.


A practical workshop that will take place both inside and on the cricket square.

10.00am-12.00pm Umpires Workshop  A CDP Workshop run by the ACO focusing on the laws of the game and key discussion points ahead of the season.
12:00pm-1:15pm Arrival/Departure Lunch
1:15pm-1:30pm Introduction Welcome from Richard Wood (DCF Managing Director)
1:30pm-3:30pm Coach Education- Working alongside Parents A workshop delivered by Gordon MacLelland, CEO at Working with Parents in Sport.
This workshop will give practical guidance on how to effectively work alongside parents to provide the best experience for young players.
1:30pm-3:30pm Women and Girls- Developing a whole club pathway An invite to all womens players in Derbyshire to discuss and help shape the women and girls game in future years.
1:30pm-3:30pm Community Engagement- Raising your clubs profile A workshop delivered by DCF and DCCC staff that will explore how raising the profile of your club through community engagement can develop fundraising, sponsorship, and grant funding success.
1:30pm-3:30pm Scorers Workshop An introduction to scoring using the Play Cricket App- an interactive and practical scoring course ran by Jane Hough from the ACO.
* please bring a tablet or smart phone with the app already installed

To help with our planning we are asking that you register through the following link:

From there you can book onto the course(s) you wish to attend.

The Cricket Derbyshire Day aims to offer a wide range of opportunities to support recreational cricket and volunteers.

We hope it will be well supported by the Derbyshire cricket community.

If you have any questions, please contact

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