YOUR MATCH DAY GUIDE - BUPA SHEFFIELD SHIELD
XXXX GOLD Bulls v WA
Monday 4 to Thursday 7 February 2013 - Gabba
XXXX GOLD Bulls v Tasmania
Thursday 7to Sunday 10 March 2013 - Gabba
Free admission for all Adults, Concession & Pensioners, and Children Under 16.
Gates open at 9.30am. Access to the Gabba is via Gate 4 on Vulture St.
Access to Allan Border Field is through Bogan Street, Albion.
Hours of Play
First Session: 10am - 12noon
Middle Session: 12.30pm-2.30pm
Final Session: 3pm - 5pm
Catch a train and/or bus to the game - the Gabba Busway interchange is directly opposite the ground on Main and Stanley Streets. *Please note: There is no free public transport to Shield games as they are non-ticketed events.
Buses also stop at the top of Bogan Street for the Allan Border Field game.
On match days, parking restrictions apply in the Gabba Traffic Area. On-street parking is restricted to 15 minutes-only unless otherwise signed. Look for the 'P Unlimited' signs for legal parking. On-the-spot fines are issued to offending motorists and vehicles will be towed from designated TOW AWAY zones. Please read the parking signs closely.
For the Allan Border Field game, there is off-street parking at the end of Bogan Street, Albion.
General Venue Information
* Bag searches will take place at the gates, so you will need to queue if you bring a bag. Look out for express entry gates if you're not carrying a bag.
* Only light and mid-strength beer will be sold inside the stadium. Spirits will not be sold in the public areas. Only four (4) alcoholic drinks may be purchased at once.
* Excessive consumption of alcohol will not be tolerated. Please don't turn up intoxicated as you may be refused entry. And don't drink excessively during the day - you may be asked to leave the ground.
* Please respect other patrons sitting around you and be responsible for your own actions. Throwing of any objects is strictly prohibited and anti-social behavior won't be tolerated. Please be patient and use commonsense throughout the day.
* The Gabba is a non-smoking venue. There are designated smoking areas outside each gate.
* Ticket scalping is an offence under Government legislation, penalties apply.
What CAN be brought into the Ground
- Bags are permitted provided they comply with the following - no more than 40 cm high, 40 cm long or 40cm wide; soft to the touch (ie able to be squeezed with the hand); one zippered or latched opening that, when opened on entry, enables the contents to be viewed (there can be a number of compartments); soft-sided bags (six-pack size), open top fabric bags (such as green supermarket bags) or clear plastic bags are examples of permitted bags.
- Water and non-alcoholic beverages in plastic or cardboard packages which have not been previously opened
- Food, but not in packaging that could be used as a projectile, ie pizza box
- Tea or coffee thermos (which will be checked)
- Binoculars and personal cameras
What CAN'T be brought into the Ground
- Alcohol (on-the-spot fines will apply)
- Glass bottles, cans and metal knives
- Back-packs(with multiple compartments or zippers), camel packs and hard eskies of any size
- Any item regarded as offensive or which could be used as a projectile or as litter
- Musical instruments
- Cameras and recording equipment being used for commercial purposes
- Deliveries from external caterers
For a complete summary of Cricket Australia's Terms and Conditions of Entry, go to www.cricket.com.au. Thank you for your co-operation.