All the information you need for the Raiders v Eels at GIO Stadium this Saturday thanks to Match Day Sponsor Victoria Bitter.  

Timings

Saturday, April 14, GIO Stadium Canberra
Gates Open: 5.00pm
Austbrokers Canberra Cup – Goulburn v Gungahlin: 5.15pm
NRL Raiders v Eels: 7.35pm

Tickets

Tickets to the match are available from Ticketek 

Membership Available at www.weareraiders.com.au

Match Day Sponsor

Victoria Bitter is our match day sponsor this weekend. Visit their website  www.victoriabitter.com.au

Match Day Charity

Our Match Day Charity this week is the Kulture Break a local dance school who run educational programs to help underprivileged children. Please visit their stalls in both forecourts. They will be selling raffle tickets and will have a group of performers in the Western Forecourt Pre-Game. You can hear from charity founder Francis Owusu as part of the pre-game show with Cam and Ben.  

Visit their website www.kulturebreak.com 

Mudgee Promotion Activity

In the lead up to the Raiders v Dragons game in Mudgee on Sunday May 20th, representatives from the Mid-Western Regional Council will be promoting the region of Mudgee at a station in the West Forecourt. In an effort to entice members and fans to purchase tickets to attend the Mudgee game, there will be a virtual reality (VR) engagement activity for people to see Mudgee in VR.

Viking Clap

The Viking Clap is back in 2018! Make sure you are in your seats as the team gets ready to run on and be part of the Viking Clap.

Our Viking Ambassador this week is Raider #97 Bradley Clyde! The two-time premiership player and two-time Clive Churchill medalist will bring the team onto the field on Saturday night!

Viking Ambassadors so far in 2018
Round Two: Grant Wilson (Raiders Member)
Round Three: Velda the Valkyrie and Victor the Viking
Round Five: Les Gock
Round Six: Bradley Clyde

Members

Every week at GIO Stadium Raiders members are at the forefront of gameday activations, competitions and giveaways.

This week’s main Member Lounge interviews will be located on the Western side of GIO Stadium.

Members can enter their details in the West Lounge until kick-off for a chance to be upgraded with 3 mates at the next Raiders home game against the Titans thanks to Huawei.

Austbrokers Canberra West Members Lounge

Members can gain access to the West lounge by showing membership card, accreditation or ticket.

Please note the Northern end of the West Lounge will be closed from Gates Open until the conclusion of Halftime of the NRL Match, as it is a new corporate facility for the 2018 season. 

- Accessible from Gates Open (5.00pm)

- FREE VB Stubby Holder for first 100 members

- Members Austbrokers Canberra Spin & Win at 6.30pm – Chance to win $50,000. Tim Lewis is this week’s lucky member!  

- Live Team Announcement and Interview with Viking Ambassador Bradley Clyde from 6.30pm

- Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)

- Member happy hour rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 6.30pm-7.00pm

- FREE Pool Table & Table Tennis

- Live music until kick off by artists, Adriana & Bianca Smith

Austbrokers Canberra East Members Lounge

Members can gain access to the East lounge by showing membership card, accreditation or ticket.

- Accessible from Gates Open (5.00pm)

- Snack foods available to purchase (10% discount for members)

- Member happy hour rates upon presentation of card for drinks: 6.30pm-7.00pm

- FREE Pool Table & Table Tennis

Austbrokers Spin and Win

During the first 10 home games of the season, Austbrokers Canberra will be giving members the chance to win $50,000! Each week a member will be selected to spin the wheel and win. In 2018 there has been changes to the wheel, with every spinner taking home cash each week!

CLICK HERE for full details on the Austbrokers Canberra Members Cash Jackpot. In total $500,000 is up for grabs.

This week’s Spinner is member Tim Lewis

Austbrokers Canberra Half-Time Cash Competition

Each week for the first 10 home games, 100 green Austbrokers Canberra/ Raiders T-Shirts will be distributed at random around the ground. At the pre-game show 20 minutes before kick-off, 6 lucky attendees wearing their Austbrokers Canberra/ Raiders green shirt will be picked from the crowd.

The 6 chosen participants will take place in a non-physical half-time challenge on-field until one person remains. The remaining participant will then select 1 football out of a total of 30 numbered balls of field. This number is then cross-referenced with the winning cash amount card to determine how much the participant wins. 

CLICK HERE for full details on the Austbrokers Canberra Match Day Cash Giveaways

Pre/Half-Time Entertainment

Gates open at 5.00pm this week with two live matches, commencing with the Austbrokers Canberra Raiders Cup between Goulburn and Gungahlin at 5.15pm.

Match Day Charity Kulture Break will be performing in the West Forecourt. Mini Footy will take place thanks to Huawei, with Eden Dance Academy bringing you one of the Local Dance School performances pre-game.

Cam and Ben will be on-field pre-game with an interview with Viking Ambassador Bradley Clyde and will bring you all the latest team news ahead of the NRL match.  

Be in your seat pre-game to enter the Coca-Cola Sing to Win promotion, where all you have to do is hold a Coca-Cola product like a microphone and sing along to the song booming around the Stadium. Each winner receives a $250 Raiders Shop voucher.

We will have the Viking Horn Ceremony pre-game with our Viking Ambassador Bradley Clyde before we roll into the Viking Clap.

At Halftime this week Match Day Sponsor VB will have the VB Hard Earned Catch for Cash, where selected club members will have the opportunity to catch footy’s from the bomb machine to win a fantastic prize thanks to VB.

Fresh Funk will perform at halftime as part of the Local Dance School performances.

There will also be the Austbrokers Canberra Match Day Cash Giveaway and The Duxton Dance Cam, where you could win $100 voucher for the Duxton in O’Connor.

During the match we have the hugely popular McDonalds Powerplay and the Denman Prospect – Homes for Homes Points for cash!

Man of the Match

This season fans at GIO Stadium will have the opportunity to vote on the man of the match each week.

Keep an eye out on the big screen on match day and you can vote and possibly win a $300 voucher from Goodyear Autocare Phillip!

Post-Match Canberra Milk Footy’s

Each home game in 2018 local players from the Canberra Region Rugby League will meet Raiders NRL players post-match on the field of play.

They will present each player with two Canberra Milk mini-footy’s which the player will sign. One footy goes to the junior player and one will be thrown into the crowd by the Raiders player to thank members and fans for their attendance.

Food and Beverage

Food and beverage outlets will be open around the ground at varying times from gates open.

Don't forget, Raiders members receive 10% off food at GIO Stadium thanks to GEMA Catering.

Merchandise

There will be three merchandise outlets at GIO Stadium on Saturday, full of the latest Raiders merchandise to show your support for the team! The outlets are located in the East and West forecourts, and also in the Southern Inner Bowl. 

The West Forecourt Merchandise outlet will be open at Gates open, with the East and South outlets open later in the afternoon.  

Raiders members receive 20% off merchandise (Excluding promo and sale items) at GIO Stadium! www.raidersshop.com.au

Getting to GIO Stadium

Public transport will be the best and easiest option to travel to and from GIO Stadium on Gameday.

CLICK HERE for the latest Public Transport Information

The Duxton at O'Connor has a meal and ticket deal available, with a bus to and from the stadium also available for $5. CLICK HERE to take advantage of this offer

Parking

There are 2 main entry points for the Stadium.  Public car parking is available at a number of locations around GIO Stadium Canberra’s precinct.  Car parking is available at a cost of $10.00 (GST incl) per car however fans can take advantage of the new ‘Early Bird Parking Offer’.  Fans who get in early and arrive within the first 45 minutes after the gates have opened on match days will pay a reduced parking fee of $7.

CLICK HERE for full parking information including maps

Watching the Match

If you can’t make it to GIO Stadium there are options available.

The NRL match is live on Fox League Channel 502.

There is also the NRL Digital Pass available to watch the match.

Download the NRL App via Google Play or iTunes to subscribe

Updates from the matches will be on the Raiders Twitter. Make sure you are also following us on FacebookInstagram and Snapchat for heaps of behind the scenes photos and videos from the match. 

Listening to the Match

In 2018 there are more ways to listen. You can tune into any of the following call teams on your game day.

Raiders on Mix – Mix106.3 FM

Raiders Call Team 1206 2CC AM

ABC Grandstand – 666 ABC AM

Membership Information

Membership Enquiries:

Please visit the membership marquees at the Western Entry to GIO Stadium to purchase your 2018 memberships on game day. Memberships are also available from the East Box Office.

All membership inquiries can be made at either the East and West ticket boxes or the West membership marquee.

Membership Ticketing Replacement:

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.

Membership Complaints:

Should any members have a game day complaint they can visit the Membership/Ticket Collection window at the West Gate.

Any post-match complaints contact our Membership and Ticketing Manager, Angela Denton, on 6253 3515 during business hours or email membership@raiders.com.au

Further Membership information can be found on our website: www.weareraiders.com.au

Raiders Membership Team – Contact us on 02 6253 3515 or membership@raiders.com.au

Ticketing Information

Ticket Collection: All ticket collections guaranteed for corporate/members from the Membership/Ticket Collection booth at both the East and West Gate. Ticket collections close at half-time of the NRL game. 

Non-Member ticketing via Ticketek: www.ticketek.com.au 

Game Day: Ticket booths at West/East Gates. 

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