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Memories and Milestones

Round 24, 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership

Cowboys v Bulldogs, Thursday 29 August, 1300SMILES Stadium

An historic final event to farewell the stadium and first home of the club.

Your quick guide:


Limited number of discounted memberships to Cowboys v Bulldogs at $19.95. Northern/Southern Grandstand or General Admission Ticket + 2019 Membership benefits.

Remember, members save 10% on home game tickets! Maximum of four tickets per member per game.

Call: 132 849
In person: 1300SMILES Stadium, Cowboys Leagues Club, Stockland Townsville

*WARNING – tickets not secured through Ticketek Australia, our official ticketing agency, are not valid for entry to 1300SMILES Stadium for Cowboys home games. To avoid disappointment at the gates, please do not book tickets through non-official vendors, platforms or individuals.

Venue entry: Please note that prams and chairs cannot be brought into 1300SMILES Stadium – refer to stadium FAQs.


5.50pm: Gates open 

  • Collect your limited edition flag at the gate!
  • Summer Members Bar (Western forecourt), 5.50pm-9.50pm
  • Garden Bar (north-east corner), 5.50pm-7.50pm
  • Free kids amusements (south-east corner) from 5.50pm-8.50pm
  • Free Park & Ride shuttle bus starts at 5:20pm (Kirwan Health Campus, Thuringowa Drive)

6pm: Stadium celebrations and entertainment

6.50pm: Pre-game show

  • Toyota Mass Mini Mods Carnival
  • National Anthem
  • Memories and Milestones Flag Ceremony
  • 1RAR Band performing 
  • Top 10 Stadium Highlights Reel
  • HitFM Mascot 200-meter Dash
  • Firework show proudly brought to you by Townsville City Council
  • North Queensland Stadium trivia
  • Macca's Minute family dinner box comp
  • BMD Team Talk
  • Cowboys Spirit cheersquad perform, thanks to Tropic Petroleum

7.50pm: NRL kick off – Cowboys v Bulldogs

8.30pm: NRL half time

  • Mass Performance - The Final Countdown 
  • BMD Team Talk
  • Powerade Power Moment
  • Toyota Hilux Kicking Comp
  • QCCU's 'Bring home the bacon' Comp
  • Westfund 'Hero of the Week'
  • Townsville Bulletin Fan Cam

9.50pm: Summer Members Bar closes

Post-match: On-field Stadium Farewell Fan photo

Post-match venue: Cowboys Leagues Club 

Special offers

Game day special: Head to the Team Shop Merch stands around the stadium to claim 25% off all stock! (Available only at the merch stands; no further discounts apply; while stocks last.)

Fun & games

Garden Bar: Relax pre-game with live music at the Garden Bar, north-east corner from 5.50pm-7.50pm.

Cowboys Corner: Free FUN in our Cowboys interactive zone – photo booth, activities and game day comp (any merch item of your choice) – at the Western forecourt from 5.50pm-7.50pm.

Free amusements: Fun and games located in the south-east corner from 5.50pm-8.50pm, thanks to Amusements Plus!

Meet the Cowboys Spirit! Pick up your 2019 Cowboys Spirit cheerleader poster and snap your pic on the photo wall – inside the Northern gate, 5.50pm-7.50pm, thanks to Tropic Petroleum!

Mascots: Say hello to Bluey, Miss Moo, Ziggy, Tavi, Swordy and Crackles when you see them around!

Your chance to win!

Macca's Minute family dinner box comp: One lucky member or fan from the Macca's Hill (northern) will have the chance to pass the ball on-field to win a family dinner box (for participating McDonald's restaurants in Townsville, Ayr, Charters Towers and Ingham).

Game day comp: Thanks to the Cowboys Leagues Club – enter at Cowboys Corner (Western forecourt) or the membership tent for your chance to WIN!

50-50 Charity Raffle: Get your 50-50 Charity Raffle tickets on game day – available online at or at the stadium from 5.50pm around the grounds and inside the Northern gate. It's your chance to take home 50% of the proceeds in a random draw, with 50% going to the Cowboys Community Foundation! Winner announced during NRL second half. More info

Game day doubles: Get your doubles tickets from the Cowboys Supporters Team inside the gates.

For our members

Summer Members Bar: Live entertainment, face painting thanks to Amusements Plus, great prizes, game day comp and free WiFi. Show your 2019 membership card for entry (south-west corner).

'Bring home the bacon' competition: Queensland Country Credit Union is giving full-season members the chance to 'bring home the bacon'! If your membership number appears on the big screen at half time, and you're in your seat, you win $300! The prize will go up to $500 for current Queensland Country Credit Union members! 

Membership enquiries: Visit the membership team at the northern ticket box or membership tent (outside Summer Members Bar, 5.50pm-7.50pm) for any enquiries.


Community Corner: CityLibraries will be in the Western Forecourt with children's activities. Show your support by visiting them, from 5.50pm-7.50pm. Learn more

Field of Dreams: Giving North Queenslanders the chance to see their heroes live in action - welcome to Cootharinga, thanks to Cowboys Leagues Club and to Beyond Blue, thanks to Southern Cross Austereo. More info


Official post-match venue: Kick on after the game at the Cowboys Leagues Club, venue for the Cowboys' official post-match function!

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