WICB AND SCOTIABANK LAUNCH REGIONAL KIDDY CRICKET MASCOT COMPETITIONWednesday 5th January 2011
West Indies Cricket Board and Scotiabank have officially announced the search for a new Kiddy Cricket Mascot.
Both entities have launched a joint regional ‘Kiddy Cricket Design a Mascot Competition’; inviting children ages 7-12 years old to enter designs for the new mascot. The winning design will replace Clarence the Crab, the existing mascot which has been the animated face of the competition since 1998. He has been appearing on and off the fields of play during Kiddy Cricket displays. He was also the main feature of the programme’s classroom teaching manual “Clarence Goes to School”, which teaches children Ministry of Education approved curriculum using Cricket imagery.
The competition will run from January 1, 2011 through to February 18, 2011 and primarily target Kiddy Cricket schools across 14 Caribbean territories. However, students outside of these schools are also invited to enter. Entries will be judged on originality, reflection of the Caribbean, use of colours (kid friendly and use of sponsors colours) and use of cricket imagery.
The Mascot Competition will operate on a Territorial Level to encourage more local participation & end with a regional judging of the 1st place winners from each participating territory. The judging panel in each country will comprise of the Technical Development Officers from local cricket boards and members of the Scotiabank team in that country. WICB & Scotiabank Regional teams will sit on the judging panel for the Regional Level Competition.
Attractive prizes are being offered to the 14 national winners, and will include Nintendo DS game consoles, MP3 players and Scotiabank branded items. The top prize is a laptop for the overall individual winner.
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