K Logo.png
27 Nov 2023

Entry into the ECB National Club Championship for next season is now open and below is some information relating to the competition for 2024. 

This is open to all First XI teams irrespective of which league they play in. There is no automatic entry into the competition based on league finishing position in 2023 so all clubs that wish to enter must complete the entry form and make the entry fee payment.

The National Club Championship in 2023 saw a thrilling Final with Cuckney CC from Nottinghamshire beating Bexley CC from Kent by wickets lost after the scores were tied at Lord’s - https://ecb.play-cricket.com/website/results/6048621

Entry into the 2024 competition is open to all cricket clubs. The competition will begin in April and run throughout the summer until the final in September. Depending on the number of entries, it may be necessary to have one or two Preliminary Rounds at the start of the competition with some clubs receiving a bye into the First Round (which will be based on number of entries, which league you play in and how far you got in the competition in 2023).

Below is the list of dates for each of the rounds for the 2024 competition:



Preliminary Round 1

Sunday 14th April

Preliminary Round 2

Sunday 28th April

Round 1

Sunday 12th May

Round 2

Sunday 26th May

Round 3

Sunday 16th June

Round 4

Sunday 7th July

Quarter Final

Sunday 28th July

Semi Final

Sunday 18th August




Below is a link to the entry form which all clubs are required to complete. The entry form will need your club name, a main club contact (and their contact details), the league and division your First XI will be playing in during 2024, your home ground post code, a postal address (for match balls, which will be supplied to the host of each match throughout the competition) and the option of suppling details for a secondary contact.

ECB National Club Championship 2024 Entry Form – https://forms.gle/XHWWjsZCsCLy1eKq5

In addition to completing the entry form, a payment of £60 is required to confirm your entry into the competition. This payment can be made to the following bank details (please ensure you add your club name in the payee reference):

Bank Account: England & Wales Cricket Board

Account Number: 18027210

Sort Code: 60-18-20

Reference: NCC 'club name' (i.e. NCC Cuckney)

Please can this information and payment be completed by the entry deadline of Thursday 30th November 2023.

The full draw and contact details for all clubs involved in the competition next season will be released by Friday 15th December 2023.