Terms and Conditions of entry
BAG AND ESKY RESTRICTIONS
Oversized items will be not be permitted into the venue; that is items which are unable to fit under your seat.
Backpacks, Baby bags, ladies handbags and gentleman’s satchels will be permitted into the venue.
Bags permissible into the venue must meet the following conditions:
- Maximum bag height – 40 cm
- Maximum bag width – 40 cm
- Maximum bag depth – 40 cm
- Pliable nature (soft to touch)
Bags that do not meet these requirements must be cloaked at a venue match office.
CLOAKING OF PERSONAL ITEMS
Large items that cannot be stowed away may be left at Gate 2, 4, 5, 7 and 9 Match Offices. All care is taken for the items, however no responsibility is taken for items have may be damaged or lost. Patrons cloaking items will be issued with a ticket that they are required to present when collecting their items on their departure from the venue. Plastic bags will be provided to those patrons requiring something to hold their goods in
GENERAL STADIUM ENTRY
Management reserves the right to prohibit entry and evict persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol, who are disorderly, or engage in inappropriate behaviour, vandalism or evade admission. Management has the right to refuse entry to patrons carrying prohibited items, or confiscate those items. Any breach of the rules will be reported to Police.
By entering the Gabba you agree to:
- Retain your ticket at all times, and;
- Follow any lawful staff instruction
Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person who does not comply with the conditions of entry.
Management reserves the right to conduct bag and body searches.
For your safety and security, random electronic surveillance is in use at this venue.
To ensure both patron and player safety unauthorized entry to the field of play is prohibited (penalties apply).
The throwing of any object in the venue (including on to the field of play) is prohibited and may result in the patron responsible being evicted (penalties apply).
Offensive, discriminatory or anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and may result in offending patrons being evicted
Under the Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act 1998 (Qld) smoking is prohibited in all areas of the Stadium. Patrons who smoke within the Gabba commit an offence against the Act, to which fines apply; and may be immediately evicted from the venue.
An adult must accompany children under the age of 12.
Umbrellas must not be raised during play.
Security personnel will be deployed at all public entry points from the time which they are open, and assigned specific bag searching roles.
Security personnel will request that all patrons carrying bags into the Stadium open them for inspection. Patrons refusing to consent to a bag search will be refused entry into the venue.
Items confiscated at a gate may be collected from the same gate when the patron exits the ground. No alcohol confiscated will be returned to patrons. Patrons lodging items that have been confiscated will be issued with a ticket that they are required to present when collecting their items on their departure from the venue.
CAMERAS AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
The use of photographic, video or audio equipment for commercial purposes is not permitted within the venue.
Video and/or audio recorders, commercial digital equipment, camera tripods and/or monopods may be refused entry.
Lenses with a total-focal strength of greater than 200mm are not permitted into the venue. Items that are refused entry, or that are requested to be removed from the venue, may be cloaked at a venue cloaking facility at the risk of the owner. Items may be confiscated at the discretion of Management as per the Confiscated Items Policy.
The venue is committed to ensuring the privacy of venue patrons. The venue has traditionally banned the use of still and video cameras in specified areas.New technology enables photographs and videos to be taken with some mobile phones and this is not appropriate in a number of specified public areas.
To ensure patron privacy is maintained, the use of cameras including via mobile telephones with camera interfacing, must not be used in the following specified public areas:
Deliveries and product from external caterers are not permitted unless they are for personal consumption – 1 order per person. Large orders brought into the venue will be permitted at the discretion of Management.
Patrons may bring homemade food items to the venue provided that they are packaged appropriately,and the items can be viewed by security if requested.
BEVERAGES - ALCOHOL
The Gabba is an Alcohol Seating venue. Alcoholic beverages must not be taken into or out of the Gabba. It is an offence for minors to purchase or consume alcohol or for persons to supply alcohol to minors. Alcohol may only be consumed in clearly marked areas of the venue. On-the-Spot fines apply to patrons who attempt to bring alcohol into the venue.
Beverages – Other
All beverage items must have an unbroken seal and must not be contained within a Thermos, glass container or within a can. Plastic or cardboard containers are suggested forms of beverage containment.
Loud hailers, megaphones, and musical instruments of any nature (including horns, whistles, and drums) are not permitted into the venue.
Items, which in the opinion of Management, have the potential to cause nuisance or inconvenience to any other person in the venue will be requested to be removed from the venue or confiscated as per the Confiscated Items Policy.
OTHER RESTRICTED ITEMS
Unsealed bottles (including Thermos)
Dangerous or illegal substances
Flags or signs that display political messages
Flags or Banners that cover existing venue signage or annoy other guests
Flag poles greater than 1.5 m in length and 2 cm in diameter are not permitted into the venue
Any item (including clothes) that display offensive messages
Potential weapons as determined by security and police – e.g., knives, chains, studded belts
Any item that could be used as a projectile or could create litter – e.g., pizza cartons, streamers, confetti, ticker-tape
Any item, which in the opinion of Management, has the potential to cause injury or harm to another patron
Any items, which in the opinion of Management, has the potential to cause damage to the stadium and its facilities
Any item that is deemed oversized, and therefore could not fit under the patrons seat
Security staff may inform the QLD Police if on site of the presence of certain prohibited items (e.g. such as weapons and other dangerous goods) and may seek support from Police officers in dealing with the items and the spectators intending to bring them into the Stadium.
Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person who does not comply with the conditions
Management reserves the right to conduct bag and body searches
To ensure both patron and player safety unauthorised entry to the field of play is prohibited (penalties apply)
The throwing of any object in the venue (including on to the field of play) is prohibited and may result in the patron responsible being evicted (penalties apply)
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