SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS COUNTRY WEEK
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NOMINATIONS AND RETURNS
Country Senior High Schools Week is available to all Senior High Schools and previous participants as an annual event for country schools to participate in Basketball, Dance, AFL Football [B&G], Hockey, Indoor Cricket, Netball, Soccer, Speech & Debating, Touch and Volleyball. See Bulletin 1 for further details.
Where can I get more information?
On receipt of all nominations, bulletins and fixtures will be posted on the SSWA website. Please keep a regular check as amendments are frequently made to fixtures due to team nomination changes. We understand that sometimes team changes are impossible to avoid, however, we do urge you to keep your changes minimal so as not to disrupt the competition greatly or cause confusion with other schools.
Date: Monday 28 June – Friday 2 July 2021
Eligibility: Participants must be full time students, and be under 19 years and 6 months as at the 31st December in the year of competition. Note: Year 7 Students are not permitted to participate in Country Week. Year 8 and Year 9 Boys are not permitted to participate in the AFL competition.
Cost: Schools who compete in the carnival share the costs for this event. The figure payable is $55 per student, based on minimum team numbers i.e. 5 in a Basketball team and 6 in Volleyball etc.
Main Bulletin: Click HERE for the Main Bulletin
Main Bulletin Published
Wed 16 Dec 2020
T4 Wk 10
Friday 5 March 2021
T1 Wk 5
Proposed grades to Schools
Friday 26 March 2021
T1 Wk 8
Friday 23 April 2021
T2 Wk 1
Draft Fixtures on Website
Friday 21 May 2021
T2 Wk 5
Final Fixtures on Website
Friday 11 June 2021
T2 Wk 8
School Information Return Due
Friday 11 June 2021
T2 Wk 8
Bulletin 1 2021 [Published 11 Dec 2020, updated 17 May 2021]
Lunch Order form – UWA Sports Park [Port a Cino] [yet to be published]
HBF Stadium [Venues West] Pre Order Lunch Form 2021 [Published 23 May 2021]
Subway Wembley Prices and Location Map [Published 30 May]
Subway Wembley Ordering Form [Published 30 May]
Grilld Offer [yet to be published]
Basketball (Boys & Girls) – Bendat Basketball Centre
Dance – Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
Football (Boys & Girls) – UWA Sports Park
Hockey (Boys & Girls) – UWA Sports Park
Indoor Cricket (Boys) – Seamer Indoor Sports Centre [Balcatta]
Netball (Girls & Boys) – WA Netball Centre & Perth Netball Centre
Soccer (Boys & Girls) – UWA Sports Park
Speech & Debating – HBF Stadium
Touch (Mixed) – UWA Sports Park
Volleyball (Boys & Girls) – HBF Stadium & Lords Rec Centre
RAC Road Ready will be in attendance at Country Week.
The RAC is sponsoring a Forum for school student leaders. A light breakfast will be served, followed by a guest speaker and leadership activities.
Optus Stadium Tours
Visiting Optus Stadium is an exciting activity that allows your group to experience the inner sanctum of the Stadium. Students will have the opportunity to explore the state of the art facilities in The Locker Room and see the amazing views from Level 5. Tours are led by our knowledgeable and friendly Tour Leaders and information is tailored to the age of your group.
2021 Dance Information Booklet – click HERE [published 4/5/21]
The Country Week dance component is coordinated by Ausdance WA. Dance in Country Week will involved students participating in a number of dance workshops providing them with the skills to create their own dance work which will be performed to an adjudication panel and an audience. The dance workshops will take place in the heart of the carnival activities (WAAPA). Team sizes should be a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 10 students. Teams can be comprised of students of different year levels. Not necessary to have dance experience. Following nominations it may be necessary to restrict team sizes.
For more information contact Ausdance – 9322 6101
Speech and Debating Information Booklet 2021 [Published 2/3/21]
Speech Program [Published 9 June]
The Speech and Debating competitions are sponsored by the RAC
The Country SHS Delegates are elected bi-annually to represent the needs of their district. The annual country delegate meeting is held in December where all issues are discussed pertinent to the smooth and efficient running of the carnival. To check out the minutes of this meeting click on the link below.
Regional Delegates Meeting Minutes – meeting held Fri 20 Sep 2019 – Click HERE
School Delegates Meeting Minutes – Thur 4 July 2019 – Click –HERE
Mount Barker CC
North Albany SHS
Christmas Island DHS
Great Southern Grammar
Tom Price SHS
Kalgoorlie -Boulder CHS
Central Midlands SHS
Geraldton Grammar School
Margaret River SHS
Newton Moore SHS
Strathalbyn Christian College
Bunbury Cathedral Grammar
John Tonkin College
Eaton Community College
Cape Naturaliste College
Halls Head CC
Ocean Forrest Lutheran College
Bethel Christian College
ACTIVE ACHIEVER AWARDS
Sponsored by the RAC
The award procedure is as follows:
1) Each school involved in SHS Country Week has the opportunity to nominate a maximum of two female and two male students.
2) The nominated students must:
– portray positive images about road safety
– be developing leadership qualities in school and/or
– be attending Senior High School Country Week.
3) Each student nominated will be individually congratulated and receive a certificate of recognition at the Opening Ceremony.
Nomination Process for 2021
Active Achievers’ Awards 2021 – Nomination Criteria
Nominations close: Monday 21st June 2021
When the school has determined its nominees please complete the nomination form below:
SSWA recognises that members of the school sport family should be duly recognised for their work, service and commitment to school sport. School Sport WA recognises this contribution through the following awards:
School Sport WA Service Award (5 years, 10 years and 15 years)
School Sport WA Outstanding Service Award
Life Membership of School Sport WA
School Sport WA uses data provided on the School Information Form to identify Service Award recipients. Schools also have the ability to nominate staff using the above nomination form.
Please click on the below sports for the 2021 DRAFT fixtures;
AFL [Updated 11 June]
BASKETBALL [Updated 15 June]
INDOOR CRICKET [Published 7 June]
HOCKEY [Updated 18 June]
NETBALL [Updated 15 June]
SOCCER [Updated 16 June]
SPEECH & DEBATING [Published 9 June]
TOUCH [Updated 16 June]
VOLLEYBALL Fixtures A-D Division [HBF STADIUM] [Updated 16 June]
VOLLEYBALL Fixtures E-F Division – [Lords] [Updated 15 June]
Please click on the below sports to download Team Sheets;
SSWA has contracted Sports Centre to sell SHS Country Week merchandise at the event.
Click HERE to go to the Sports Centre Website to view the range and place an order. Sports Centre will have stalls at Country Week.