Following the successful experience enjoyed by schools visiting the recent Champions Trophy matches at the SSE SWALEC, Glamorgan Cricket are offering schools a free opportunity to enjoy a T20 match with all of its exciting atmosphere and activities.
Tickets are available for matches against Hampshire on Friday 7th July and versus Essex Eagles on Friday 21st July.
Simply choose which of the two dates during term time suit the school and then book your tickets, stating the number of tickets required via our ticketing email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Whilst it will be permissible for parents to attend with the group, this opportunity is primarily for children to attend and the following will be expected: -
Mark Frost Community & Development Manager at Glamorgan Cricket & Cricket Wales, said:
“Following the success of the school visits during the recent Champions Trophy, we have decided to offer free tickets to schools to two matches in this year’s NatWest T20 Blast.
“T20 cricket is the ideal format to continue engaging with the children who loved watching the Champions Trophy in Cardiff, as well as introduce new children to fun and exciting cricket.
“Hopefully this fantastic opportunity will inspire more children to take up this great game.”
MATCH INORMATION FOR PARTICPATING SCHOOLS
Time to arrive:
Please arrive well before the 6.30pm start time to allow for bag search and queues. Assemble at the Family Stand (see map below)
GATE 4 please so do NOT enter by other gates (see map below)
Where you will sit:
Your tickets are for the Pro-Copy Family Stand (Please see Stadium map). This area affords an excellent view of the ground and is adjacent to the Pavilion and Changing Rooms. Please note that this area is a non-alcohol stand. There will be other groups sitting in this area so we ask that your group is supervised by the adults within the party at all times
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There is no parking available at The SSE SWALEC. Please use the Pay and Display Car Park in Sophia Gardens and walk from there to the Stadium. If you are arriving by coach or Mini bus; please drop off at Y Mochyn Du pub / Sport Wales in Sophia Close area and walk up to the stadium to Gate 4. There is also a pay and display car park at the end of Fields Park Road in Pontcanna where you can walk through Pontcanna Park to the stadium
What else can you do:
There will be multi-sport activities and a cricket-themed funzone at the rear of the pavilion. We advise your group wears suitable footwear and clothing.
After the match:
The Glamorgan players will assemble for an autograph signing session in front of the Pavilion. Once your group have collected their autographs, please depart the Stadium via Gate 4 and return to your vehicle.
Other items to bring:
Please wear suitable clothing for sitting outdoors (inc. a hat or sun cream if the weather is sunny). We recommend that your group bring plastic bottles of water to drink. Please note that no glass bottles or tin cans are allowed in the Stadium.