Talent & Pathways FAQs

Cricket Australia U18 Female Championships

1. If no nomination form is available on the website in the District you wish trial for please follow the student nomination process below.

– Students are encouraged to listen out for notices regarding these trials.
– They should see their sport co-ordinator/PE Teacher for relevant information and documentation. Most of this information is also available on the Queensland School Sports Regional pages which can be all located here https://queenslandschoolsport.eq.edu.au/Ourschool/Regionalschoolsport/Pages/Regionalschoolsport.aspx. Click on the relevant region and the documents are under the support and resources tab. This may vary slightly depending on the region.
– All documentation needs to be completed and signed by their parents, and then signed by their school.
– The student is then required to attend the district trials, as per the information given to them by their schools.
– If they are selected in the District Team, they will be given district documentation for completion.

2. Who will attend these state championships from Queensland Cricket?-

– The State Championships listed in the Talent Pathways section of the website will be attended by the appropriate Male and Female Selectors, Talent Officers and Queensland Cricket staff.

3. The selection process for Silver Rookies is as follows.

– 72 Silver Rookies are selected across Queensland.
– 24 are from Metro, 24 from South Queensland and 24 in North Queensland.
– Players are selected by Queensland State Selection Staff, Talent and Coach Development Officers. There is relevant input from Directors of Coaching (DOC’s) and GPS Coaches in Metro Regions.
– Player data is drawn from QC Depth Charts, MyCricket and Queensland Cricket Selection Criteria which are used to rate players.

4. Will accommodation be organised by Queensland Cricket following the launch of the new Talent Pathways in the state of Queensland?

– In 2016, QC will organise accommodation for the QJC U14s State Championships held at Brisbane Grammar and St Joseph Nudgee College. The accommodation will be covered by Queensland Cricket.

– All Queensland School Sports State Championships, the accommodation will be as per previous years. We are continuing discussions with QSS and regions about the possibility accommodating players in the future.