Changes that were made to the MyCricket Registration module as part of the Junior Online Registration project has meant that the relationships between organisations has a much more defined way of operating. For context, each organisation in MyCricket must be classified as either a:
- Other Affiliate
The changes have meant that only Associations are now able to create and manage competitions and that the child entities of an Association must be classified as a 'Club' for the purposes of representational cricket in order to manage/select teams and enter results.
NOTE: Associations are still able to manage Entity Teams within their own organisation.
- An association is created for each Representative or Pathway competition
- For each entity playing in that competition, a club is created for them and the relevant teams are created in these clubs
- Example: Cricket Victoria runs the 'Youth Premier League' in which associations from across Melbourne send teams to compete as representatives of that association
- CV creates an association named Youth Premier League
- Each association that is playing is created as a club (i.e RDCA, ECA, SECA are all created as club entities); see the 'South East Cricket Association - Representative' club as per below.
- The login details for these entities are provided to the appropriate staff at each association to allow them to manage teams and participants; understand that this would be a separate login than the one for the Association entity.
- Associations then complete transfers to the new club to allow the participants to be selected in teams (transfers allow the players to keep their roles at their community club).
- Standardisation of structure across all pathway and representative competitions – the process is the same for all entities competing in any competition with regards to player management and login access
- Greater login and user management, access can be restricted to just the relevant people who manage the pathway/rep teams rather than anyone with association level access having access to squads and playing lists
- Clearer identification of competitions that are pathway/representative matches which makes it easier for parents and spectators to find and much clearer in player statistics
- Falls into line with how National Championships and carnivals are setup, administered and managed by event staff and player/team managers
This method has been the required standard and format for all Pathway and Representative competitions across the country as of July 1, 2020 and is to be communicated to all administrators of a Pathway or Representative competition across all State and Territories in High-Performance and Community Cricket.
Following this communication, the MyCricket Implementation Specialist and the National Support Team will work with administrators of these competitions to ensure that they are set up correctly and ready for the 2020/21 representative season ongoing, including any competition administrators that are not employed by Australian Cricket.