Kingswood Cricket Tour August 2012

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Kingswood Cricket Tour

August 2012

The Process so far...

• Tour proposal to Head • Initial emails • Manco • Marketing/ Comm dept re Fundraising • Continuous conversations • Concerns – length of tour & cost.

• Purpose of this presentation.

Why Sri Lanka?

• Sub-Continent; although ‘Westernized’. • Very highly recommended tour destination.

• Different experience • Youthful Squad • Passion for Cricket • Exchange Rate

Researching Tour Info

Other Schools to tour Sri Lanka recently, with Bundu Bashers: • St Stithians, 2004 • St Andrews, 2005 • St Johns, 2005 • St Davids, 2011 • Dainfern, 2011 • St Albans, 2012

• Fly Out on Friday, 3 August 2012 • Return on Saturday, 18 August 2012

Logistics

• Emirates Airline via Singapore or Dubai.

• No Visas required • 16 Day Tour; still left with 15 days of own holiday.

Itinerary Confirmation

• Will only be confirmed 4 6 weeks before we leave.

• Test Series between India and Sri Lanka – venues to be confirmed.

• Colombo, Kandy and Galle are the main venues. A match versus Kingswood in Kandy will be one of the highlights.

Day 1: Depart South Africa – flights from PE, via Jhb.

Day 2: Transport to Colombo Day 3: Match 1 Day 4: Match 2 Day 5: Match 3 Day 6: Travel to Kandy Day 7: Match 4 Day 8: Match 5

Day 9: Travel to Galle Day 10: Day off; Sightseeing Day 11: Match 6 – Day 1 Day 12: Match 6 – Day 2 Day 13: Match 7 Day 14: Travel to Colombo Day 15: Match 8 Day 16: Transfer to Airport; Flight Home

Cost Per Person Before Fundraising

• • • • • • • Bundu Bashers – R27 000 Incl all Flights from PE All accommodation Most Meals Umpires, balls, etc Hiring of Venues Coach Hire for ground transport

Other Costs

• • • • Sundries: Extra Water & Ice Mix Sachets Tips - NB Other Meals Transparency

Fundraising

• • • • • Cathy Braans IC Three Dinners – hoping for R60 000.

Calendar – R10 000 Total raised to be divided by the 15 players evenly.

Others TBC

Cost Minus Fundraising

• • R70 000 / 15 R4600 off each player’s cost.

• • Approx R22 000/ R23 000 St Davids – R15 000; Raising R154 000

• Deposit (flights)

Payments

• • • • • 1 December 1 March 1 May 1 July 1 August (R6000) (R4000) (R4000) (R6000) (outstanding)

Selection

• 15 Players • School Fees • Selected by end of the year • Reserve List • Nobody will sit out for more than two games ( ie Play in 6/8 games). Everybody sits out once.

Q & A

Test Venues • Quality of Food & Accommodation • Next?