A staple on the Canberra sporting calendar, the Canberra Park Kookaburra Cup is an annual pre-season tournament attracting players and teams from around the country. The mission of the Cup is to showcase Australia’s number one sport - cricket, to kids and families. The festival vibe of the event has been designed to achieve the two primary goals of participation and enjoyment for all.
Played in the lead up to the summer of cricket, the Canberra Park Kookaburra Cup is fast becoming a staple of the kids’ sporting calendar. In its twelve years of operation, the Canberra Park Kookaburra Cup has continued to grow, with each tournament attracting more than 600 participants playing more than 140 games over three action packed days.
The T20 tournament is held at multiple venues right across the ACT and is open to entries from both girls and boys. The teams have eight players per side, and have traditionally competed in either Cup or Plate divisions over the three-day tournament.
This years tournament will see more than 50 teams competing from Under 12's through to Under 16's.
This tournament has featured prominent names in the cricket community including Australian World T20 leg spinner, Adam Zampa, Sydney Sixers captain, Nic Maddinson, and Brisbane Heat and Canberra alumni all-rounder, Jason Floros.