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Cricket Superstar – Series 1

by thekeeper on 2011/01/06

Got what it takes to bowls a fast ball or hit one for a 6 for Australia?

You could be Australia’s first ‘CRICKET SUPPERSTAR’.

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Applicants for CRICKET SUPERSTAR must be permanent residents of Australia and aged between 17 and 22 years of age as of 1stJuly, 2012.

Please note: When attending the one-day trials, Applicants must bring their own bat, padding and gloves and wear suitable clothing and footwear to engage in cricket related activities.

Each Applicant may apply once for each One-Day Trial and must submit a separate Application Form for each One-Day Trial in eachState. There are a maximum 200 places at each One-Day Trial.

To enter CRICKET SUPERSTAR Applicants may:  •

  • Go online to http://www.FOX8.tv download the Application Form and submit it, with an optional video presentation (no longer than 2 minutes), via mail to:  CRICKET SUPERSTAR, 393 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW 2037  OR  email: [email protected]
  • Applications must be received by the Producer  no later than the Mail Application Dates listed below.  NOTE: The first 100 applicants who submit an application form by the Mail Application Dates are guaranteed entry to their chosen One-Day Trial;  OR
  • Present themselves and complete an Application Form at one of  the following eight One-Day Trials for pre-trial selection by a panel of experts – all players must be registered by 9:00am.  NOTE: Applicants who present themselves on the day are guaranteed only a pre-trial place (if places are still available) but may not qualify for entry to the One-Day Trials.

Registration will open at 7:30am at each of the eight One-Day Trials:  ƒ BUNBURY – Wednesday 12th January, 2011 at Dalyellup College, Wake Drive, Dalyellup WA 6230 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Friday 7th January, 2011;  ƒ PERTH – Friday 14th January, 2011 at WACA, Nelson Crescent, East Perth WA 6004 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Tuesday 11th January, 2011; ƒ BRISBANE – Sunday 16th January, 2011 at Allan Border Field, 1 Bogan St, Albion QLD 4010 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Thursday 13th January, 2011; ƒ ADELAIDE – Friday 21st January, 2011 at Park 25, Corner of West Terrace & Port Rd, Adelaide SA 5000 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Tuesday 18th January, 2011; ƒ MELBOURNE – Sunday 23rd January, 2011 at Junction Oval, Queens Rd, St Kilda VIC 3182 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Thursday 20th January, 2011; ƒ HOBART– Tuesday 25th January, 2011 at Geilston Bay Oval, East Derwent Highway, Geilston Bay RAS 7015 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Friday 21st January, 2011; ƒ SYDNEY– Sunday 30th January, 2011 at Blacktown Olympic Park, Eastern Road, Rooty Hill NSW 2766 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Thursday 27th January, 2011; ƒ ALICE SPRINGS– Saturday 12th February, 2011 at Larapinta Oval, Memorial Drive, Alice Springs NT 0870 Mail Application Date 5:00pm on Wednesday 9th February, 2011. CRICKET SUPERSTAR – SERIES 1 APPLICATION FORM                                       9 December 2010 Page 2 of 11  HOW IT WORKS A nationwide search is being conducted to find one CRICKET SUPERSTAR from a cast of thousands. There will be eight one-day trials (the “ONE-DAY TRIALS”).The trials will include intensive skills and fitness tests. The trial squad may be reduced periodically throughout the day.   Those chosen at each One-Day Trial will be selected by a panel of experts with the aid of a computerised result based system to go to Brisbane for an all expenses paid 3 days of intensive training, observation, testing and competing under the watchful eye oflegendary Australian cricketer, Allan Border and his expert backroom staff (the “3-DAY INTENSIVE”). The best 15 players from the 3-Day Intensive will then be selected for an all expenses paid 6 week intensive to train under theguidance of Cricket Australia as well as play competitive matches against local teams while living with their team mates in a house in Brisbane (the “6 WEEK INTENSIVE”).  During the 6 Week Intensive a range of weekly prizes will be up for grabs for those Applicants who excel under the extreme pressure in cricket and non-cricket environments.  During the 6 Week Intensive between one and five Applicants will be evicted each week by the expert panel. In addition, Applicants may be disqualified for illegal activity, misconduct, inappropriate behaviour or at the discretion of the judges. An eviction results in immediate disqualification from CRICKET SUPERSTAR. The winner of the 6 Week Intensive will receive a rookie contract to the state cricket association from  the winner’s home state (the “MAJOR PRIZE”) (see Condition 7 in the Terms & Conditions section below). The winner will also receive a 4 month scholarship to Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence (“COE”) in Brisbane. Applicants MUST BE AVAILABLE to go to Brisbane if they are chosen  to participate in the 3-Dday Intensive, and then move to Brisbane to attend the 6 Week Intensive – see key dates below. Similarly, the Prize Winner must be available to attend the COE from (approximately) April 2012 to August 2012 to fulfill scholarship  requirements and compete in the 2012/2013 season. Dates for the scholarship period may vary slightly. Key Dates: o Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th September, 2011: the 3-day Intensive in Brisbane will commence. o Wednesday 14th September – Thursday 27th October, 2011: the 6 week Intensive in Brisbane will commence. o For filming purposes the Major Prize Winner will be announced on Thursday 27th October, 2011. This won’t be announced to the public until the final episode of the program is on-air on 22nd January, 2012.

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