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Round 1: Cowboys v Broncos

Friday 13 March, Queensland Country Bank Stadium

Opening night and the XXXX Derby at our new home.

Your quick guide:


5pm: Gates open 

  • Cowboys Castle Members Bar (Level 1): 5pm - 9pm
  • Bundy Bar (Level 1 Southern): 5pm - 9pm
  • XXXX Bar (Level 1 Northern): 5pm - 9pm
  • Membership Marquee (Northern Green): 5pm - 7pm
  • Free kids’ amusements (Northern Green): 5pm – 8pm
  • Community Corner presented by Townsville City Council: 5pm – 7pm

5.20pm: Pre-game entertainment

  • Toyota Mini Mods
  • McDonald's Promotion
  • BMD Team Talk
  • Toyota Hilux Kicking comp
  • Cowboys Spirit performance
  • Team run on 
  • Matt Scott farewell 
  • Official opening ceremony

7.05pm: NRL kick off – Cowboys v Broncos

7.45pm: NRL half time

  • Toyota Corolla giveaway to Cowboys full season member
  • QCCU's Bring Home the Bacon comp
  • Powerade Power Moment
  • BMD Team Talk
  • Westfund Hero of the Week
  • Townsville Bulletin Fan Cam

8.40pm: NRL full time

9pm: End time

Bars & entertainment

Bundy Bar: Southern Level 1, 5pm - 9pm

Enjoy pregame with live music by Cam Cusack.

XXXX Bar: Northern Level 1, 5pm – 9pm

Enjoy the vibes provided by musician Elise Teitzel for a pregame meet up. 

Cowboys Castle Members Bar *MEMBERS ONLY*: Level 1, 5pm - 9pm

Live entertainment by Cristi Jimmieson, plus great prizes and your chance to win with the game day comp. Show your 2020 membership card for entry.

Cowboys Leagues Club *MEMBERS ONLY*: official post-game venue

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

Fun & games

Giveaways: collect at select gates before kick-off

Cowboys flags will be given out at Gates A, D, E and G.

Kid’s amusements: Northern Green, 5pm – 8pm 

Thanks to Amusements Plus!

Community Corner: Northern Green, 5pm – 7pm

Welcome to The Salvation Army, thanks to presenting partner Townsville City Council! Learn more about their services and the important work the Salvation Army do in our community – support for 2019 floods still available.

Deadly Choices: Northern Green, 5pm – 7pm

Cowboys Community Foundation: Northern Green, 5pm – 7pm

Creating opportunities and inspiring futures on game day! New NRL Cowboys House shirts ($40) and 50-50 tickets on sale, plus Cowboys posters and face painting for a gold coin donation.

Cowboys Stampede: Cowboys Leagues Club, assemble at 5.45pm

Meet at the Cowboys Leagues Club and march united to Queensland Country Bank Stadium at 6pm from the Flinders Street entrance.

Mascots: Say hello to our very own Bluey and Miss Moo, plus Ziggy and Crackles when you see them around! Watch our push-up boys celebrate every point we score by doing push-ups behind the goal posts during the game.


Bushfire Appeal Round: Northern and Southern Gates, 5pm – 7pm. 

The Cowboys are working with NRL and the Salvation Army to raise funds for victims and honour emergency services personnel and volunteers – show your support for the pre-game tribute on-field and donate at the gates.

Field of Dreams:

Our special guests with Field of Dreams tickets to the big game will be representing Ronald McDonald House North Queensland, thanks to the generous support of Triple M Townsville.

Captains Walk: Southern Plaza

Captains Walk recognises Cowboys captains and features individual and organisation names paved to create a legacy for decades to come.

Competitions & specials

Game day comp, thanks to the Cowboys Leagues Club: WIN a Nines Jersey and Special Edition Stubby Cooler! Enter at the Cowboys Castle Members Bar (Level 1) or see the Membership team (Northern Green).

Team Shop special: Team Shop Merch stands (located at Southern Plaza, Northern Concourse (Level 1) and Gate E (Ground Level)) are offering 20% off Nines Jerseys and your chance to purchase Limited Edition Stubby Coolers! Available only at the merch stands; no further discounts apply; while stocks last.

McDonald's Promotion, thanks to the local North Queensland McDonald’s restaurants: If the Cowboys score more than 19 points, win or lose, head into Macca’s to claim your free Big Mac (just show your game day ticket or barcoded membership card). Only one Big Mac is redeemable per person at participating restaurants the day after the game. This cannot be redeemed by anyone under 14 years.

50-50 Charity Raffle: Your chance to WIN and support the Cowboys Community Foundation – tickets available online now or at the game (Northern Green) before kick-off – look for the volunteers in green shirts! Winner drawn at 8pm.

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

Bring home the bacon competition *MEMBERS ONLY*: Queensland Country Bank 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 Bank members!

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