The secondary schools cricket competitions are open to all secondary school aged children and are conducted by the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) together with the Western Australian Schools Cricket Council (WASCC). The Kim Hughes Shield is the premier schools cricket competition in WA.
The competition's purpose is to provide WA secondary school students with an opportunity to participate in formats of cricket suited to all levels of ability. It is also designed to encourage schools to foster in their student's ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty and strength of application, as well as identify and consolidate a sense of loyalty to the school and a strong spirit for players, students, staff, parents and the general community.
- MILO T20 Blast Secondary School Cups
For: Years 7/8/9 boys and girls
- North Carnival - 13 November 2012
- South Carnival - 22 November 2012
A modified Super 8's format with boys and girls teams competing in a carnival day. This competition is aimed at students who want to enjoy a fun and exciting version of cricket and may not have played before.
- Geoff Marsh Shield & Peta Verco Shield
For: Generally Years 9 - 12 participate
- North Carnival - 26 February 2013
- South Carnival - 28 February 2013
- Finals Carnival - 5 March 2013
The Geoff Marsh Shield and Peta Verco Shield are the prized rewards for the open age Super 8's competitions run by the WAC A for boys and girls respectively. These competitions are proving to be very popular for schools looking for a fast and exciting day of competitive modified cricket. Schools finishing top in their carnival will then play in a finals carnival the following week.
Prize Money: Champions $125, Runners up $75
For: Generally Years 10 - 12 participate
- Rounds 1-3 - Week commencing 18 February 2013
- Knockout - Week commencing 18 March 2013
- Quarter Finals - Week commencing 25 March 2013
- Semi Finals & Final - 5 April 2013
This competition sees a large number of metropolitan and regional schools compete in a popular T20 format competition in honour of the prolific Test opener. Teams are required to arrange the matches themselves in an allocated week, however the semi finals and final is organised and hosted by the WACA.
Prize Money: Champions $200, Runners up $150
For: Generally top cricketers in Years 10 - 12 participate
- Rounds 1-3 - Week commencing 11 February 2013
- Quarter Finals - Week commencing 18 March 2013
- Semi Finals - Week commencing 25 March 2013
- Final - 4 April 2013
A limited overs competition contested by both metropolitan and regional schools in the south west corner of the state. The state's top cricket schools annually take part in the competition.
Prize Money: Champions $400, Runners up $250