The Cricket Council USA press conference was held at Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill, Fl 33311 on Nov 15 and was attended by news media, sponsors, friends and family. Mr. Norm Price read the press release and invited Mahamad A. Qureshi (MAQ) to the podium. Mr. Qureshi highlighted the USOPEN and mentioned the theme behind the whole concept was to bring Cricket to the forefront of the American Sports Arena. He requested everyone bring friends and family to come and watch the USOPEN2012 which is bringing in more than 32 teams; 13 matches will be live telecast. He thanked everyone present and mentioned about getting the youth to see and play cricket so that they away from the streets where the young mind is influenced by bad things, playing cricket will keep them busy and healthy both mentally & physically. He concluded by mentioning the plan for next year is to bring cricket to schools and invite the schools to bring the kids to watch the games and introduce cricket so that more and more children play. Mr. Fred S. Bellis was invited to the podium. He praised the sincere efforts of a single individual on a crusade to keep Cricket alive in USA and mentioned that MAQ convinced him to find the land for the Cricket stadium and that MAQ persuaded the county to make a cricket stadium. Mr. Markatia and Mr. Paras also spoke about future plans and the great contribution of Mr. Qureshi to the total scene of Cricket in USA.