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Game day guide!

Friday 16 September, 1300SMILES Stadium

5pm   Gates open & Bluey's Members Bar opens
• Captains' Corner (north-east corner) interactive zone, 5pm-7pm
• Free kids amusements (south-east corner), from 5pm
• Park & Ride shuttle bus starts from Thuringowa Drive
5.15pm   NYC Cowboys v Wests Tigers
7.55pm   NRL Cowboys v Broncos semi-final
Full time   Full Time Field Time 
10.15pm   Bluey's closes
Until late   Kick on at the Cowboys Leagues Club for the official post-match function!

Car parking: Car parks at 1300SMILES Stadium for Cowboys v Broncos, Friday 16 September have SOLD OUT. Access to car parks will be via pre-purchased car park pass only. 

Public transport: Please check the Sunbus timetables and plan ahead >>>

Venue: 1300SMILES Stadium, Golf Links Drive, Kirwan >>> Venue info

2017 membership on sale! Sign up at the membership tent (outside Bluey's Bar, 5pm-7.30pm) or with the membership team at Captains' Corner (north-east corner). 

Captains Corner: Head over to the north-east corner between 5pm-7pm for free FUN in our Cowboys interactive zone – free fairy floss, live entertainment, games and giveaways!

Bluey’s (members only): Open 5pm-10.15pm with live entertainment by Livewire, face painting by Amusements Plus, free WiFi and great prizes, including Event/bcc cinemas movie passes, 2016 signed jersey and footballs, inflatable hands + more! Show your Cowboys membership card for entry.

Free kids amusements: 5pm to NRL half time, south-east corner – thanks to Amusements Plus! 

LGIAsuper Community Hub – Ronald McDonald House: Learn more about Ronald McDonald House, a 'home away from home' for North Queensland families with a child being treated at Townsville Hospital. Plus visit us to get your Howdy Hat or LGIAsuper water bottle for returning Howdy Club members! Western concourse, near the game day office.

Cowboys Community Foundation raffle: Look out for our raffle ticket sellers around the grounds, raising funds for the Cowboys Community Foundation – you could win a signed 2015 Anniversary jersey! Drawn at NRL half time and the winner announced after the break.  

Cowboys Team Shop: Visit the merch stands around the grounds for all your Cowboys gear!

Game day comp: Be part of our game day comp – enter online at or visit the membership team on game night. First prize: Cowboys signed jersey; second prize – Cowboys signature football!

Corporate areas: Please contact Dean Payne for service times in corporate areas and departure times for corporate buses – phone: 0439 716 997.

Supporters Team: Get your doubles from inside the entrance gates!

JTee Time! After each kick for goal, Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston’s signed kicking tee will be given to someone in the crowd!

Full Time Field Time: Run on field after the match! Timing: 15 minutes after NRL full time for a 10-minute access window. Assemble at either the south-west or north-west gate to the main field after full time – a siren will sound to signal entry. Field access permitted only via designated gates.

Official post-match function: The Cowboys Leagues Club is the social home of the Cowboys and venue for the official Cowboys post-match function – catch the Sunbus back to the club after the game to see the players!