SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS COUNTRY WEEK

2022

who to contact

COORDINATOR

Peter Smith

SSWA

GREAT SOUTHERN

Andrew McWhirter

Albany Senior High School

EASTERN

Matt Lovejoy

Esperance Senior High School

CENTRAL

Vacant

KIMBERLEY/PILBARA

Matt Stubbs

East Kimberley College [Kununurra]

SOUTH WEST

Jason Reid

Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School

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.

COMPETITION SPECIFICS

Date:  Monday 29 August – Friday 2 September 2022

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 Updated with new dates

Mon 28 March 2022

T1 Wk 8

Nominations Due

Friday May 6 2022

T2 Wk 2

Proposed grades to Schools

Friday 25 March 2022

T1 Wk 8

Alteration Requests

Friday 27 May 2022

T2 Wk 5

Draft Fixtures on Website

Friday 29 July 2022

T3 Wk 2

Final Fixtures on Website

Friday 19 August 2022

T3 Wk 5

School Information Return Due

Friday 12 August 2022

T3 Wk 4

Bulletin 1 2022 [Published 28 March 2022]

Lunch Order form – UWA Sports Park [Port a Cino] [yet to be published]

HBF Stadium [Venues West] Pre Order Lunch Form 2022 [yet to be published]

Subway Wembley Prices and Location Map  [yet to be published]

Subway Wembley Ordering Form [yet to be published]

Grill’d 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.

2022 Dance Information Booklet – click HERE [yet to be published]

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 2022 [Updated 6/5/22]

Speech Program [yet to be published]

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

SCHOOLS

EASTERN

NORTHERN

GREAT SOUTHERN

Merredin College

Broome SHS

Albany SHS

Esperance SHS

Hedland SHS

Katanning SHS

Eastern

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

 
   

SOUTH WEST

CENTRAL

 

Australind SHS

Central Midlands SHS

 

Bunbury SHS

Geraldton SC

 

Busselton SHS

Carnarvon SHS

 

Collie SHS

Geraldton Grammar School

 

Manjimup SHS

SIDE

 

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

  

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
              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 2022

Active Achievers’ Awards 2022 – Nomination Criteria
Nominations close: Monday 22nd August 2022
When the school has determined its nominees please complete the nomination form below:

Active Achievers School Nomination Form

SERVICE AWARDS 

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

Fixtures

Please click on the below sports for the 2022  DRAFT fixtures;

AFL

BASKETBALL 

DANCE

INDOOR CRICKET

HOCKEY

NETBALL

SOCCER

SPEECH & DEBATING

TOUCH

VOLLEYBALL Fixtures A-D Division [HBF STADIUM]

VOLLEYBALL Fixtures E-F Division – [Lords] 

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.

2021 ONLINE RESULTS & LADDERS

2021 FIXTURES

RESULTS AND HISTORY