UPDATE: As of May 14, the event planned for June 8 event has been cancelled. Current plans are to try again towards the beginning of the 2013/14 season.
The SKA is hoping to help develop its “next generation” of high level players… the sort of players that could compete at the very highest level within Scotland, and even give the national squad a good run for their money. For a little background on the basic idea, please take a look at this forum. Acheiving such a goal will clearly need a long-term development plan, but even long-term projects have to start somewhere. What is being proposed at the moment is basically a first step towards the formation of a regional or “out-of-club” competitive training programme that could be run in parallel with the regular SKL club-league next season. And here’s what that first step will involve: