BEARS Selection Process U13


To all players trialling for this seasons U13 representative teams, the BEARS executive wish you the very best as you put your skills on show. Thank you for supporting junior cricket in our region and we hope you gain valuable experience and further develop your skills by being a part of our selection process.

This season selectors from BEARS, RCI & EDJCA will be selecting approximately 36 x u13 players to represent our zone in upcoming Rep carnivals.

  • 1 x BEARS U13 State Championship Team - End of December 2020
  • 2 x Bears U13 Development teams playing early January 2021 - Ballina and Ipswich

Please Note Costs for Carnivals:

 To help parents budget and plan ahead for the expenses associated with providing representative opportunities for children we will clearly list the costs. Please make yourself aware of the costs prior to nominating your child for possible selection.  Any overview of last years costs is available on the main trials page - other useful information is also on the main page - please familiarise yourself with this.

Important Logistical Information for Players and Parents:

To each session you attend please be sure to bring:
Your own cricket kits; broad brim hat and or cap; sunscreen; water; food/snacks

What to wear:

For each of the trial sessions players are required to wear their normal cricket whites.


No representative OR club clothing of any description is allowed to be worn.


A plain white or cream shirt but try to distinguish yourself from others. No representative clothing of any description is allowed to be worn. Tip for young players: The more professional you look the better.

Commitments if selected:
Please be aware of your obligations as a player if you are selected. There will be 1 training day, 3 practice games on 4 consecutive Sundays commencing the early November as well as weekly training (start date yet to be confirmed). You will be required to be part of these important 'pre-carnival' games and training.

Representative Trial Process

Stage 1: ****POSTPONED****


********Update on the Stage 1 trials********

Given the latest advice re the COVID-19 virus, we’ve decided to postpone these trials until later in the year. Similarly selections for the RCP program will be done later in the year.

While we know this is disappointing for the kids, our number 1 priority is to look after the health of our players, their families and the broader community


Venue: Holland Park Cricket Club, Whites Hill

Date: 22 March 2020 ->Time: 11.30AM Registration. 12PM to 4PM

Date: 29 March 2020 ->Time: 7.30AM Registration. 8AM to 11.30AM

Parents: please be ready to pick up by 3.30PM on 22/3/2020 should trials finish early - this will be determined by the final number of players in attendance.

Holland Park are having their presentation day in the afternoon of 29/3/2020 and as such their facilities are no longer available in the afternoon.


Please note that there is a $10 (cash only) fee for attending Stage 1 trials.  This needs to be paid at registration.  Please ensure you are marked off as paid to avoid later disappointment.


Who attends 1st stage of trials?

If you are playing within the RCI, EDJCA or BEARS competition (and are 12 years of age as at the 31st August 2020) and are a member of one of the following clubs:
RCI Clubs - Redlands Sharks, Muddies, Wellington Point, Cleveland Thornlands , Ormiston College or
EDJCA Clubs - Wynnum, Carina, Bulimba, Holland Park, Villanova, Mansfield, Redeemer College


Please note that your club MUST nominate you to attend trials.  If you have not been nominated, please contact you club in the 1st instance.

** Nominated players (with player numbers - to be put on helmets and shirts to assist with identification during trials) will be listed below shortly.**


This first stage will include a net session, games and fielding drills to allow you to put your skills on show.

Please arrive at the session at least 15-30 minutes prior to the start in correct playing gear, with sun cream on ready to start on time.

Please be aware that PLAYERS will be attending a representative trial and selectors will be looking for players with above average skills in each facet of the game.


Number     Player Name

TBC once all club nominations have been received

Session - 12PM to 4PM

1 - Player xxxx

2 - player xxxx



Stage 2:  Names Below - TBC following stage 1 trials


Who attends 2nd trial session?

Combined BEARS, RCI and EDJCA Players invited to attend after the completion of stage 1.

(please note depending on the size and skill level this may be the whole playing group from stage 1 or a selection of players. This will be discussed by coaches/selectors at the end of stage 1)

Stage 2's session will mainly consist of players breaking into teams and playing a series of games. There may be some players allocated to net sessions during the day.

Date: TBC

Venue: TBC
Time: TBC

***Please arrive by TBC to ensure the trial can begin on time. Players are to bring their own lunch and water bottles as there will be limited food and drinks available at the canteen. 

All invited players will take part in a Match/Game Sense simulation were players will be broken into teams to play against each other.

Batting and Bowling orders and logistics of the session is at the discretion of the selectors.

At the conclusion of these matches the selectors for BEARS, RCI and EDJCA will nominate players into teams.

One BEARS State Championship team
Two Development Carnival teams

Teams will be posted on the BEARS website