What is MILO T20 Blast?
MILO T20 Blast is the new era of junior cricket – the real thing! It’s fast, fun, quick, active, energetic and dynamic – everything kids are looking for in entertainment. It is small-sided games of modified cricket designed to develop social and physical skills while maximising participation for all kids in a fun, safe and inclusive environment.
Who can play MILO T20 Blast?
MILO T20 Blast is aimed at boys and girls aged 8 – 12 years, of all abilities. It is a game-based program designed to build on the skills learnt in the MILO in2CRICKET program, however is suitable for first-timers in this age group.
Where can my child play MILO T20 Blast?
MILO T20 Blast is happening on local sporting fields all over the country, click here to find your nearest centre.
When does MILO T20 Blast run?
There will be two MILO T20 Blast seasons held during this summer:
- October – Starting after 15 October 2012
- February – Starting in early February 2013
How long does a MILO T20 Blast season run for?
Each MILO T20 Blast season consists of eight sessions, one each week.
How long is a MILO T20 Blast game?
MILO T20 Blast games go for between 60 and 75 minutes.
What does my child receive as a participant?
Each MILO T20 Blast participant receives eight action-packed games of MILO T20 Blast in an exciting carnival atmosphere designed to give them a taste of what it’s like to play T20. Each participant receives a MILO T20 Blast t-shirt, KFC T20 Big Bash League team cap and other great MILO giveaways.
My child participated in a one-day school carnival program. Is this the same as MILO T20 Blast?
Schools around Australia are participating in one-day carnival’s called MILO T20 Blast School Cups. These events are designed to provide a taster of the MILO T20 Blast eight-week program. If your child enjoyed the school experience, they will love the eight-week program.
How can I register my child to play MILO T20 Blast?
It’s easy register to play MILO T20 Blast. Whether you’re looking to register an individual child or a group of friends, you can register online by clicking here.
What equipment does my child need to provide?
None. All equipment is provided at a MILO T20 Blast centre. Children may use their own bats if they wish, however all equipment should be clearly named prior to arriving at the centre.
What protective equipment is used?
Due to the soft nature of the ball used in MILO T20 Blast, no protective equipment is required. However, if wicketkeepers wish to stand-up to the stumps, they must wear a helmet with a full face guard.
Who runs a MILO T20 Blast centre?
Each MILO T20 Blast centre is fully coordinated by a trained and qualified Deliverer who manages the entire process: registration, set up of grounds, collation of results and clean-up of the venue. However, parental involvement is welcomed, with many opportunities to interact with the children as scorers, umpires or match managers.
What is required from parents?
Parents are a vital part of every MILO T20 Blast Centre. When your family signs up to your local MILO T20 Blast Centre, there are many ways you can get involved and make the experience a true family experience. See your local MILO T20 Blast Deliverer for ideas on how you can get involved.
Are MILO T20 Blast participants insured?
Yes, once a participant’s parent/guardian signs a registration form participants are insured.