Selection in the 12 and Under Squad and team will be based upon the following:

  •  Performances during Trials
  • Attitude/work ethic/self motivation – the player’s awareness that success is the result of quality training in the areas of technique (batting, bowling, fielding), fitness, health, mental skills
  • Character – off the field
  • Perceived potential

Any full time student attending a recognised educational institution is eligible to nominate for the 12 Years and Under School Boys and Girls Squad and Team.  Online nomination forms are available on the School Sport WA website

The selection panel will comprise:

  • SSWA – Team Coach
  • SSWA Team Manager
  • in conjunction with WACA Officials [Talent Manager, Talent Officers and Coaching Staff]..

The final travelling team will be selected with consultation from Junior District Club coaches and WACA Development Officers, as well as weekly match viewing and attendance at junior district club training sessions

Coaching Staff will also liaise with:

  • School Staff
  • Specialist Cricket school staff

Selection will be jeopardised for the 12 and Under Squad members should players not follow training standards:

  • Attendance – required at all sessions unless prior contact to coach or assistant coach
  • Punctuality – at training and games
  • Respect – for team mates, officials, parents, coaching staff
  • Display strong work ethic and attitude – limit time wasting, maintain high quality of training
  • Dress – cricket apparel only

Medal Winner Policy


  • Player deemed to have displayed perseverance, commitment and team spirit, as voted by team officials and/or players.

All team members are to be 100% fit 1 week before departure for Nationals. A player unable to travel will be replaced by a player from the emergency list.