OTR Cricket moving forward from Covid

by Mike Trodd in Romsey, England, United Kingdom

£26,856

raised so far

154

supporters

Our aim is to raise much needed funds to help the future survival of our great friendly cricket club.

by Mike Trodd in Romsey, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 22nd April 2022 we'd raised £25,591 with 145 supporters in 35 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

New stretch target

Any extra funds we raise will go into to further developing our junior section, and work in the community.

We will also carry on our ground improvements and equipment improvements. 


Why we are Here. 

Like many Sports Teams the COVID pandemic has hit our club very hard. Multiple lockdowns have stopped us from raising some much-needed funds. Funds during normal times we would raise through Bar takings, Social events and sponsorship. We are in real need to improve and upgrade our pavilion / score box, coaching equipment and other vital ground equipment. We need your help to get our club back to a position where we can provide the quality facilities and coaching, we have done for many previous years, and keep us at the heart of the Romsey community. 

Our Crowdfunder Plans ( 2022 ).

We plan to raise money in a few different ways during our Crowdfunder project. We will look to utilize Crowdfunder Rewards which will include the chance for local businesses to sponsor items such as the Covers, Boarding's that go around the pitch on game days, and match ball sponsors. We will also offer the chance to buy signed cricket memorabilia from cricket stars such as our own Chris Wood, ( Hampshire and Oval Invincibles ), Katie George, ( England and Welsh Fire ), and our very own range of merchandise in the form of branded T Shirts. 

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To appeal not only to the cricket community, we will also look to offer special deals from local businesses such as Marwell Zoo, and Paultons Park.  

 

Our Future Plans.

The money we raise will go towards a variety of projects we have, and upgrades we need to keep thriving as a cricket club. 

  • Investing in our Youth Teams by purchasing more and improved coaching aids. Having playing equipment available to juniors that don’t have or can't afford to purchase necessary equipment needed to play. 
  • Invest in coaching by sending members on ECB coaching courses. This will be for people currently without a coaching level and to improve the level our current coaches are. 
  • An Electronic Score Board.
  • Improvement and maintenance of the pavilion.
  • New equipment for Ground Works and Maintenance such as rollers, mowers and other equipment.               
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Our History.

OTs and Romsey cricket club play in the heart of Romsey Town. The club formed in 1998, from an amalgamation of Old Tauntonians Cricket Club and Romsey Cricket Club.

We offer cricket to the very young and beginners with “All stars Cricket”, through the age groups with junior cricket, right up to adult cricket where we currently run 4 adult teams. The highest playing in the Southern League Premier divisions. We are very much at the heart of the local Romsey community and pride ourselves on our inclusive and welcoming approach to everything we do. We offer cricket to those who just want to play socially to those who take it more seriously and want to play high level league cricket. We pride our selves on producing cricketers from our junior section, with the majority of the current first team products of our junior set up.  

 

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Junior Cricket.

Junior cricket is vital to the long-term success of any cricket club. We have successfully run age group cricket for may years now and have recently started to offer the opportunity to play from the earliest of ages with the ECB All Stars cricket programme. We run age group cricket for U9, U11, U13 and U15. 

We are also a member of the ECB Clubmark. 

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Most of our junior cricketers will just enjoy cricket for the great game it is and carry this into their adult cricket. We do also help produce those who go onto bigger and better things.  Many juniors have represented Hampshire at aged group cricket and some do even better. Katie George being the most recent, playing for England and the Welsh Fire in The Hundred. 

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With your help and our continued commitment to offer cricket to all, we hope to produce more cricketers like Katie in the future, but more importantly, enjoyment, exercise, mental well being and a place where everyone feels welcome and at home.  

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Thank you for taking your time to read our Crowdfunder page, please donate where you can, get involved in our rewards page and other events that will appear on here and our social media pages. 

Rewards

This project offered rewards

£33 or more

OTR Club Junior membership split payments.

Pay your Junior membership in installments. Just three payments of £33.

£5 or more

Donation

As the saying goes. "Every little helps" So if you just want to help and stay anonymous, please donate here.

£5 or more

Beer / Lager offer

For all you beer and lager lovers out there. Pledge £5 and get £6 worth of either Peroni or Corona. At the end of the funding round, will we ask you which you prefer and arrange to get them to you. Just in time for what we hope will be a nice warm summer.

£10 or more

Game day and BBQ

Donate £10 and get an invite to one of the Match day and Social events we run. The £10 will get you two free drinks and vouchers for food from the BBQ on that day.

£10 or more

Food Voucher at the Horse and Jockey

Get a £20 Food voucher at the Horse and Jockey Pub and Restaurant Curbridge SO30 2HB. Great friendly service and great food too. Check the website and menu here. http://www.horseandjockeycurbridge.com/

£14 or more

OTR branded T Shirt

Our new range of OTR Branded T Shirt. Choose from two styles and different colour options. We will contact you directly to get your choice of style, colour and size. Available for juniors and adults.

£15 or more

Junior playing shirt

As part of our community outreach we want to make sport as inclusive as possible. Part of this is taking away as many financial barriers as we can and making new members ( junior in particular ) feel welcome and part of the club. This reward will go directly to purchase a junior playing shirt for those most in need.

£15 or more

£25 Voucher to Eat and the Hook Pub Warsash

Enjoy a great evening at the Hook pub Warsash SO31 9HX. Check out the website and menu here. https://www.thehookwarsash.co.uk/

£20 or more

Cricket ball Sponsor

Sponsor a match day cricket ball and be mentioned on all our social media.

£20 or more

Social membership

Become a social membership and enjoy the benefits of social events put on by the club. Get regular updates on how all the teams are doing.

£60 or more

OTR Club Adult membership Split payment

Pay your adult membership for the coming season in three installments.

£80 or more

OTR Club membership deal 2022. Junior

Get your 2022 OTR junior cricket membership early and get an early bird discount. Should be £100 Pay now £80. Includes membership and all game match fees.

£100 or more

Golf at Boundary Lakes (Ageas Bowl)

Four ball round of golf any day of the week. Usual price £160. Get for £100

£100 or more

Signed Katie George England Shirt

Own a signed England shirt from Katie George, with Authentication photo.

£100 or more

Signed Hampshire Cricket Club Shirt

Signed 2021 Cricket shirt by Hampshire Cricket club players

£150 or more

OTR Club membership deal 2022. Adult

Get your 2022 OTR cricket membership early and get an early bird discount. Should be £180. Pay now £150. Includes club membership and all game match fees.

£500 or more

Club Sponsor

Become a club sponsor and have a board made up with your company logo on it. This will be displayed around the ground on match days.

£1,000 or more

Sponsor our covers

Sponsor our cricket covers and have your company logo on all three of the individual covers.

£5 or more

19 Crimes Red Wine

A bottle of 19 Crimes red wine RRP £10. Yours for £5 only.

£5 or more

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc white wine. RRP £10. yours for £5

£120 or more

Four tickets for Paultons Park.

Four tickets for Paultons Park. Normal price £190. Buy now for £120

£1,500 or more

Junior Team shirt sponsor

Sponsor our junior age groups and get your company logo on all the team shirts.

£1,750 or more

Main Club Sponsor

Become our main club sponsor for a season and get two printed banners that will be displayed every Saturday match day. Also have your company logo printed on all four adult teams playing shirts.

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