This shield is contested at the Hurricanes U16 tournament held every year in the Hurricanes Region.
Wellington compete for this shield in Division A along with Manawatu, Hawkes Bay & Poverty Bay.
This competition has been going since 1972 and Wellington have won the title 16 times in the 49 years. Only Hawkes Bay have won more titles with 22.
This years tournament will be held in Gisbourne.