who to contact


Peter Smith



Nathan Symonds

Great Southern Grammar


Matt Lovejoy

Esperance Senior High School




Matt Stubbs

East Kimberley College [Kununurra]


Jason Reid

Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School


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

Nominations Due

Friday 5 March 2021

T1 Wk 5

Proposed grades to Schools

Friday 26 March 2021

T1 Wk 8

Alteration Requests

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.

Leaders Forum
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

Click HERE for Venue risk management documentation

Click HERE for SSWA COVID-19 Plan

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





Merredin College

Broome SHS

Albany SHS

Esperance SHS

Hedland SHS

Katanning SHS


Goldfields College

Karratha SHS

Mount Barker CC

WACOA Cunderdin

Newman SHS

North Albany SHS

Narrogin SHS

Christmas Island DHS

Great Southern Grammar

WACOA Narrogin

Tom Price SHS

Denmark HS

Kalgoorlie  -Boulder CHS

Derby SHS

WACOA Denmark

Esperance ACS

Wyndham DHS

Wongutha CAPS


Kununurra SHS





Australind SHS

Central Midlands SHS


Bunbury SHS

Geraldton SC


Busselton SHS

Carnarvon SHS


Collie SHS

Geraldton Grammar School


Manjimup SHS



Margaret River SHS

WACOA Morawa


Newton Moore SHS

Bullsbrook College


Pinjarra SHS

Northam SHS


Kearnan College

Strathalbyn Christian College


Bunbury Cathedral Grammar


Harvey SHS


John Tonkin College


WACOA Harvey


Eaton Community College


Dalyellup College


Cape Naturaliste College


Halls Head CC


Manea SC


Ocean Forrest Lutheran College


Coodanup CC


Bethel Christian College


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
              community activities,
          – 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:

Active Achievers School Nomination Form


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.

Awards Criteria

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]


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.