Staying in Canberra over the Easter long weekend? Make sure you come along and support the Canberra Raiders as they look to continue their undefeated start to the season!
The Raiders will face a tough challenge from the Gold Coast Titans, who have proved their critics wrong with a strong start to the season.
The theme for round four is naturally ‘Easter’, with complementary hot cross buns (while stocks last) for every coffee purchase on the day. Coffee outlets are located inside the west front gates and also in both the east and west inner bowls.
he official match day charity being the Fiji Cyclone Winston Relief.
Saturday, 26th March 2016
Gates Open: 1.00pm
NYC: Raiders v Titans, 1.10pm
ISP: Mounties v North Sydney Bears, 3.10pm
NRL: Raiders v Titans, 5.30pm
The first 100 members into the west member's lounge will receive a free Raiders bounce ball. The members lounge opens at 1pm.
Just show your membership card or grandstand ticket and you will be given entry to the lounge. There will be lucky door prizes, kids’ activities, member rates for drinks, team announcements and interviews occurring throughout the day.
Members at the game receive 10% off all food and 20% off all merchandise. Merchandise from Raiders Shop will be set up in the East and West forecourts, and also in the East Concourse. Stocked with all the latest Raiders gear, including New Era caps, make sure you stop by and check them out.
Members who attend all 12 home games in 2016 will also be in the running to win a players jersey off their back at the last home game of the season. It won’t be too late to become a member on game day, with a Raiders membership marquee located out the front of the West gate. Visit weareraiders.com.au for more information!
In the west forecourt there will be music, Victor’s Viking Ship and the ActewAGL Pass the Ball. There will also be a life-size cut-out of the team for photos.
The Huawei High Ball Challenge will feature at half-time of all the Raiders NRL home games. Huawei prizes are up for grabs for the lucky participants who will test their catching skills under the high ball.
The Lighthouse Pub and Coca Cola will also be running competitions during half-time, make sure you keep an eye on the big screen.
The Raiders cheer squad, The Emeralds, will return again in 2016. Make sure you are watching at half-time to see their energetic dance performance.
DHA Earn Your Stripes
The DHA Earn your Stripes campaign has launched, with great prizes up for grabs including a 14-night P&O South Pacific cruise for a family of four, worth over $10,000. CLICK HERE for more information.
Raiders merchandise will be on sale in the west and east forecourts, and also on the east concourse. Members receive 20% off all merchandise!
Match day charity
The official match day charity for round four is the Fiji Cyclone Winston Relief, with donations able to be given at the gates and around the grounds.
You may have noticed some changes at GIO Stadium this year around the Raiders NRL team and their approach to game day at home.
The Raiders are a club which works hard to embrace their history, but they also want to create new history with success of their own over the next era in the clubs proud history.
The Raiders Coaches box, dugout and sideline position have been moved from the Southern end to the Northern, while underneath GIO Stadium the change rooms have also been configured to give the Raiders the best possible preparation on game day.
This includes the implementation of autograph alley, where selected members each game will be given the opportunity to come down and get signatures from the players on arrival.
The club has also changed their run out song for 2016, however rest assured that the Green Machine Club anthem will still be heard pre-game during team line-ups and most importantly as a reward for members and players following a home win.
Food and Drink at GIO Stadium
Tonguey's Tuck Shop will be up and running at GIO Stadium on Saturday! Located in the West forecourt upon entry, Tonguey's Tuck Shop will be serving a wide variety of delicious street food.
GIO Stadium has totally revamped its food options for game day, with considerably cheaper prices and more variety. Take a walk around the stadium and check out the new outlets and food on offer. CLICK HERE to read more about the cheaper prices.
All individuals who have membership enquiries can visit our Membership marquee outside the West Gate off Battye Street.
All members who have misplaced/lost their membership card can visit the Membership/Ticket Collection window located at the West Gate. Proof of identification will be needed to print off replacement tickets for the day.
Should any members have a game day complaint they can visit the Membership/Ticket Collection window at the West Gate.
CLICK HERE for tickets to the Raiders v Titans.