Forned in 1991 by a handful of clubs, the East Devon Youth Cricket League has grown to approximately 100 teams representing 24 clubs. Leagues are run from U10 Softball Pairs through to U15, and there are Cup competitions for all the 11-a-side age groups. Girls can play 2 years over-age, eg U15 girls can play in U13 teams. Matches take place on Saturday and Sunday mornings as well as weekday evenings.
The geographical area covered by the league extends from Axminster in the East to Sandford in the West, and from Heathcoat and Culmstock in the North to Exmouth in the South.