Registration for GSCL Inc. Independence Cup closes on April 23
Registration for the Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL Inc) inaugural Independence Cup will close on April 23 while the launching and draw will take place on April 24 at GNIC Sports Club, Woolford Avenue at 17:00 hrs.
The tournament, which will see teams battle in three categories; Masters, Open and Female, is set for May 3, 4 and 5, at various venues in the city, culminating with the finals at the Everest Cricket Club. The first eight teams will be accepted for the open and masters’ categories while the GSCL is looking at accommodating six female teams. The open final is expected to be broadcasted live on NCN Voice of Guyana. Entrance fees for the open and masters division are $110,000 and $100,000 respectively and $25,000 for the females.
The victors of the Open category will pocket $800, 000 with the runners-up receiving $200, 000. For the Masters, the winners will take home $500, 000 and the runners-up $200, 000 while the female winners will receive $100, 000 and the losing finalists $50, 000.
The GSCL Inc. will be providing the Supreme balls to be used by teams competing in the Open and Female categories, while for the Masters category the big ball will be utilized, even as round hand and wrist bowling will be tolerated. Added information will be provided at the team briefing.
Some of the grounds identified to be used for this tournament, which promises to be an annual affair, are Demerara Cricket Club, Ministry of Education, Carifesta Sports Complex, Muslim Youth Organisation, Guyana National Industrial Corporation, St Stanislaus and Everest.
Registration can be done by contacting Assistant Secretary/Treasurer of the GSCL Inc. Russell Jadbeer on 225-4802, 226-4205 or 626-8228.