Conditions of Entry


Conditions of Entry 

Sunshine Coast Stadium [SCS; Kawana Sports Precinct; Stadium; Precinct; Venue] is dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for our patrons. In support of this, the following Conditions of Entry apply to all events held at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

General Conditions

The following conditions of entry apply to all events held at Sunshine Coast Stadium:

  • The right of admission is reserved. In particular we reserve the right to refuse entry to, or remove from, the Stadium any persons who are drunk or disorderly or whose conduct is unlawful or offensive, or who are not entitled to attend the event or match. Any person who causes a disturbance or who refuses to comply with reasonable requests from Stadium management may be removed from the Stadium. 
  • Sunshine Coast Stadium reserves the right to refuse or remove any persons who attempt to conceal their identity or do not provide photo identification when asked by Stadium officials or representatives acting on behalf of the Stadium either at the point of entry or whilst inside the Venue. Sunshine Coast Stadium will respect cultural differences and medical conditions, but reserves the right to either refuse entry, or remove anyone who covers their face with a scarf, balaclava, mask, helmet, etc.
  • Bags and other items may be subject to inspection and patrons may be searched. Patrons who refuse inspections or searches may be denied entry into the Stadium 
  • Persons must refrain from using foul and/or abusive language or acting in a manner which offends, insults, humiliates, intimidates, threatens, disparages or vilifies another person on the basis of that person's race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, descent or national or ethnic origin.
  • Persons are not permitted to wear or display commercial, political, religious, or offensive signage or logos, sell any goods or services, or give away political, religious, advertising, or promotional materials without prior written approval of Stadium Management.
  • Persons entering Sunshine Coast Stadium consent to the use of their images or videos for any marketing (print, online, social media, etc.) by Sunshine Coast Stadium without notice or compensation.
  • It is an offense for minors to purchase or consume alcohol, or for person to supply alcohol to minors. Alcohol may only be consumed in clearly marked areas of the Stadium.
  • Sunshine Coast Stadium is a non-smoking venue at all times. Patrons who smoke in the venue commit an offence to which fines apply and may be immediately evicted from the Stadium.
  • Persons gaining or attempting to gain unauthorised access to Kawana Sports Precinct may be liable for prosecution. 
  • Umbrellas may be brought into Sunshine Coast Stadium but cannot be used when causing obstructed views for other patrons. This Condition of Entry will be enforced at all events, regardless of crowd size or weather conditions. 
  • Pass-outs may be issued at the discretion of Stadium Management.
  • Deliveries from external caterers will not be permitted into the Stadium.
  • Patrons are generally not permitted to bring food and beverage products purchased at commercial outlets outside the Stadium's licenced area into the Stadium. Decisions about whether such products will be permitted are at the discretion of Stadium Management. Patrons will generally be advised to dispose of such items or will have these items confiscated prior to entering the Stadium. This does not apply to food or beverages for patrons with special dietary requirements, provided that such food or beverages are not packaged in prohibited containers. Homemade items such as sandwiches, biscuits cakes, and cordial will be permitted. Small packets of chips (MULTIPACK SIZE ONLY), lollies, chocolate, poppers and flavoured milks will be permitted. 
  • Items purchased at commercial outlets (including snack bars, fast food outlets, corner stores, and supermarkets) will not be permitted, with the exception of those listed above.
  • Cameras (including digital cameras), audio and video recorders may only be bought into the Stadium at the discretion of Stadium Management.
  • Patrons are not permitted to transmit, broadcast, sell, licence or otherwise publish, disseminate or reproduce any recordings (including, without limitation, photographic, video, or sound recordings) of the event or match without the prior written approval of Stadium management. Such recordings may be confiscated or erased. Any recordings or recording devices which are confiscated will become the property of the Stadium owner. 
  • Patrons with tickets purchased at a concessional price must have, available on entry to the Stadium, proof of age or other documents justifying such concession.
  • Patrons may not be admitted if their tickets are damaged or defaced, or if their tickets have not been purchased from an authorised ticket agent.
  • The event or match may be cancelled, delayed or stopped due to dangerous situations, adverse weather or for any other cause beyond the Stadium Management's control. Patrons may make a claim to the event promoter only for a replacement ticket if an event or match is rescheduled, or for a refund of the appropriate amount of the face-price of the ticket if the event is cancelled and not rescheduled. 
  • The event promoter may add, withdraw or substitute competitors, teams or artists and/or vary advertised material, programs, prices, seating arrangements, audience capacity, the venue or program times without liability to the event promoter or to Stadium Management.
  • For the safety of the general public throughout an event or in the case of an emergency evacuation, items such as eskies, prams, pushers and bags cannot be kept in aisles or other open areas that may impact on the safe passage of patrons. These items can only be stowed under the seats in such a manner that they do not create a trip hazard to patrons or Venue staff. Items that that do not comply with these conditions may be left at your entry gate and retrieved at the conclusion of the event. 
  • Patrons assume all risk of any damage or loss (including property damage, personal injury, economic and consequential loss) however it arises at the Stadium. Patrons being personal effects onto the premises at their own risk. Stadium management will not be responsible for any damage to, loss of, or theft of a patrons personal property. 



Refusal of entry/removal from the Venue

To ensure patron safety, Sunshine Coast Stadium reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove patrons that: 

  • are intoxicated;
  • are deemed to be behaving in a disorderly manner;
  • offensively attired or whose attire may cause a hazard or compromise the safety of other patrons
  • do not follow the instructions of Sunshine Coast Stadium officials or representatives acting on behalf of the Stadium. This includes being asked to be seated, to not sit on railings, to not enter the Corporate Boxes, and to not congregate in standing areas such as the loading dock. 



Prohibited Items

Persons are prohibited from entering Sunshine Coast Stadium with any of the following items/things:

  • No pets of any kind (unless assistance animals) are allowed within the Precinct
  • Glass bottles, cans, breakable containers or any open vessels (1 sealed water bottle per person is allowed)
  • Illegal substances including controlled, dangerous or illicit drugs
  • Alcoholic beverages 
  • Laser pointers
  • Weapons or knives
  • Commercial food (i.e McDonalds, KFC, Subway, or any Pizza Providers, etc.)
  • Aerosol air horns, musical instruments, loud hailers or whistles (unless approved in advance by SCS officials) 
  • Fireworks, flares, smoke bombs or explosives 
  • Balls, frisbees, bicycles, skateboards, scooters or skates (unless approved in advance by SCS officials) 
  • Banners written in foreign language, foreign national flags or political banners (unless approved in advance by SCS officials)
  • Any other object that may interfere with any event, the comfort and/or safety of Venue patrons or any item that Sunshine Coast Stadium officials consider inappropriate.


Your co-operation in adhering to these terms and conditions of entry is appreciated. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Conditions of Entry please contact us during business hours at (07) 5437 7666 or scstadium@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

Refusal of entry/removal from the venue

To ensure patron safety, Sunshine Coast Stadium reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove patrons that: 

Refusal of entry/removal from the venue

To ensure patron safety, Sunshine Coast Stadium reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove patrons that: 

Refusal of entry/removal from the venue

To ensure patron safety, Sunshine Coast Stadium reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove patrons that: 

Upcoming Events
11
25
2017
The Craft Beer and Cider Festival is all about finding brews and ciders that have something different about them and pairing them with beautiful locally sourced food in the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

With over 40 brewers to sample from, come and kick back with a pale ale whilst enjoying an array of music from a packed schedule of talented local artists headlined by The Lyrcial.
12
10
2017
The Te Waka Dragons hit Lake Kawana at full speed on December 10!

Catch them from 7am - 3pm.
11
25
2017
The Craft Beer and Cider Festival is all about finding brews and ciders that have something different about them and pairing them with beautiful locally sourced food in the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

With over 40 brewers to sample from, come and kick back with a pale ale whilst enjoying an array of music from a packed schedule of talented local artists headlined by The Lyrcial.
12
10
2017
The Te Waka Dragons hit Lake Kawana at full speed on December 10!

Catch them from 7am - 3pm.
12
13
2017
The big screen just got bigger with a supersized Open Air Movie Night happening on December 13 at Kawana Sports Precinct, bringing that Christmas tree to life with Elf!

Bring the family and friends for an evening under the stars, munch on some organic popcorn or stuff yourself silly with some of the delicious street food vendors. There's bound to be something for everyone to turn your average movie into a memory to remember.

12
17
2017
Its on again! The 4th Annual Treehouse Kids Christmas party will, once again, be an event not to be missed. Help raise funds which allow The Autism Treehouse to continue to provide support to the community with access to resources, life skills programs and social events.
12
30
2017
Circus Rio is hitting the Sunshine Coast this December 30 - January 13 bringing an all star cast of aerial acrobats, capoeira dancers, Brazillian ballet stars and daredevils performing in their fiery moto show!
01
26
2018
The QLD Oztag Junior State Cup is back and bigger than ever in 2018! With over 8000 players and spectators cheering on their teams, it's going to be a complete Oztag take over at Sunshine Coast Stadium!
02
02
2018
The 2017 AOCRA Outrigger Sprint Titles will be held on Lake Kawana starting February 2.

Full details coming soon.
02
14
2018
Super Rugby fever will hit council’s Sunshine Coast Stadium in an exciting fortnight of pre-season action in February 2018!

Kicking off 'Footy Fortnight', catch the Brumbies vs Chiefs in a full-scale hit out ahead of their new season with both teams expected to feature both Wallabies and All Blacks representatives.

This will be a Valentines day to remember! Tickets on sale early December.
02
17
2017
NRL fever hits with two huge pre-season games dropping into Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Beginning their 2018 campaign, watch Canterbury Bulldogs clash with Canberra Raiders right here in our own backyard.

Tickets on sale early December - save by unleashing your Ultimate League Legend within by grabbing an Ultimate League Legend ticket to catch Canterbury Bulldogs vs Canberra Raiders AND Gold Coast Titans vs New Zealand Warriors! Tickets on sale early December.
02
24
2017
Footy Fortnight comes to a close with Gold Coast Titans vs New Zealand Warriors beginning their 2018 campaign right here at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Putting their best players on the field to start the season, this match is one not to be missed by NRL fans.

Tickets on sale early December - save by unleashing your Ultimate League Legend within by grabbing an Ultimate League Legend ticket to catch Canterbury Bulldogs vs Canberra Raiders AND Gold Coast Titans vs New Zealand Warriors! Tickets on sale early December.
03
22
2018
Neil Diamond will perform at Sunshine Coast Stadium on March 22, 2018 as part of his wildly successful 50 Year Anniversary Tour.

The tour will celebrate Neil Diamond’s incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’ Rosie, Song Sung Blue, You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, Solitary Man, Sweet Caroline, Love on the Rocks, Desiree and Shilo.

Tickets for Neil Diamond’s 50th Anniversary Australian Tour go on sale to the general public at 2pm on Thursday. November 16.
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