FAQ

Where is North Queensland Stadium?

North Queensland Stadium site is located within the Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area adjacent to the Townsville Central Business District, between Ross Creek and Saunders Street.  The stadium address is:

North Queensland Stadium
17-49 Saunders Street
Railway Estate, QLD 4810


What is North Queensland Stadium’s seating capacity?

North Queensland Stadium has 25,000 seats, with the ability to expand up to 30,000 in the future.


Is there a map of North Queensland Stadium that I can view?

Yes. Check out the North Queensland Stadium map page.
 
 
What events are happening at North Queensland Stadium?

Check out our What's On section for a full list of upcoming events.


Can I become a member of North Queensland Stadium?

North Queensland Stadium does not have a membership program. For North Queensland Cowboy Memberships, please contact the Cowboys Membership Team on 1300 GO COWBOYS and select option 1.
 
 
Can I hire out a function space at North Queensland Stadium?

You sure can! North Queensland Stadium is a multi-purpose sporting, cultural and community event venue.  Contact us today about hosting your next function at North Queensland Stadium, or have a look at our range of function spaces on the Venue Functions page.

 
Can I work at North Queensland Stadium?

For any open vacancies at North Queensland Stadium, please visit the Stadiums Queensland Careers page.


Can I smoke at North Queensland Stadium?

North Queensland Stadium is smoke-free venue.  Patrons must exit the stadium if they wish to smoke – this includes e-cigarettes.  Please ensure you retain your event ticket to scan out of the venue (adjacent to your entry gate) and then re-enter through the turnstiles.


Where can I park at North Queensland Stadium?

There is no onsite parking for the general public at North Queensland Stadium on event days. More information on parking and transport will be available closer to the stadium opening.  See the Getting Here page for all your transport information.


Can I book a tour of North Queensland Stadium?

At this time North Queensland Stadium is not running tours.
 

How can I pre-purchase my event ticket?

Ticketmaster is the ONLY authorised ticketing provider for North Queensland Stadium.  For the full event calendar and direct ticket links, check out our What’s On page.
 
 
Do you have Corporate Hospitality Packages available for event days?

We sure do!

For North Queensland Cowboys match day corporate hospitality packages, please contact the North Queensland Cowboys directly on 1300 GO COWBOYS.
 
For corporate hospitality packages during special events such as concerts and other sporting events, please contact North Queensland Stadium directly for more information.
 
 
How do I find my entry gate?

Your North Queensland Stadium event ticket will identify your entry gate.  There will be wayfinding signage external to the venue to assist you finding your gate.  You can also checkout our Stadium Map for further assistance.

 
Will my bag be checked?

All bags may be subject to a security screening process.  To avoid delays, please leave your bags at home.


Does North Queensland Stadium have cloaking facilities?

North Queensland Stadium has two cloaking facilities; one adjacent to Gate A and one adjacent to Gate E.  Please check out the Stadium Map to view these locations.


Does the stadium have Conditions of Entry?

Yes. See the Conditions of Entry for more information.


What happens if it’s raining on event day?

Events will still go ahead rain, hail or shine, unless there is any safety concerns for the patrons, athletes or artist.
 
Although the stadium is partially covered, we recommend that you bring a jacket and/or poncho if rain is forecast. Umbrellas are permitted into the stadium but must not obstruct the views of other patrons. 


Can I purchase merchandise at North Queensland Stadium?

There are two dedicated permanent merchandise outlets. These are located on Ground Level South (inside Gate E) and Level 1 in the North-East corner.

Each event may have additional temporary merchandise outlets located around the venue.  Please see the Customer Service staff on event days and they will direct you to the closest merchandise outlet.


Where can I park on event days at North Queensland Stadium?

There is no onsite parking for the general public at North Queensland Stadium on event days. More information on parking and transport will be available closer to the stadium opening. See the Getting Here page for all your transport information.


Can I bring my own food and drinks?

Patrons are permitted to bring in their own homemade food and sealed water bottles (up to 1.25L). There is also a wide variety of food and beverage options within the stadium.

Patrons are not permitted to bring their own commercially packaged food or beverages. See the Conditions of Entry for more information.
 
 
Does the stadium have a dress code?

In general public areas patrons must be appropriately dressed for a public space and must be wearing shoes.  Patrons without shoes will not be permitted into the venue.
 
All corporate areas have a minimum dress code standard of smart casual, however, the dress code standard may be more strict depending on the specific event. Please get in touch with the team or promoter of the event to find out more.


Can I exit and re-enter North Queensland Stadium during the event?

Yes.  Please ensure you retain your event ticket to scan out of the venue (adjacent to your entry gate) and then re-enter through the turnstiles.


Can I bring a pram / stroller / baby capsule into North Queensland Stadium?

For safety reasons strollers / prams / baby capsules are not permitted inside North Queensland Stadium.  These items are able to be cloaked prior to entry at Gate A or Gate E.
 
 
What should I do if I experience anti-social behavior at an event?

Please see Customer Service or Security Staff at the venue to report anti-social behaviour.
 
 
Can I arrange for a personal message to be put up on the big screens during an event?

All message enquires must be made with the team (e.g. North Queensland Toyota Cowboys) or promoter of the event.  The stadium is not able to provide permission for these messages.

All patrons will be subject to bag checks prior to entering the venue. Please refer to our Conditions of Entry for a full list of permitted and prohibited items. 



Can I bring my own food and drinks?

At North Queensland Stadium patrons are not permitted to bring their own commercially packaged food or beverages. 
 
Patrons are permitted to bring in their own homemade food and sealed water bottles (up to 1.25L).  Thermoses containing tea and coffee are allowed. These may be checked by security due to liquor licencing requirements.
 
There is also a wide variety of food and beverage options within the stadium through the catering outlets.


Can I bring in an esky?

Soft eskies are permitted so long as they fit under your seat and are smaller than 40cm x 40cm x 40cm. Hard eskies are not permitted into North Queensland Stadium.


Can I bring in my camera?

The use of photographic, video or audio equipment for commercial purposes is not permitted. Video and/or audio recorders, commercial digital equipment, camera tripods and/or monopods may be refused entry.


Can I bring in a poster, flag or banner to support my team?

Posters, flags and banners are permitted into North Queensland Stadium; however must not contain offensive wording or political messages. The flag pole must be no greater than 1.5m in length and 2cm in diameter.  Please ensure any poster, flag or banner does not cover any venue or sponsorship signage, or become a nuisance to those patrons around you.
 

Can I bring in an umberella?

Umbrellas are permitted into North Queensland Stadium provided they do not obstruct the views of other patrons.  We recommend you bring a jacket and/or poncho if rain is forecast.  The roof North Queensland Stadium covers about 75% of the seats, however, the exposure of your particular seat to the elements will depend on the location of your seat within the stadium and the weather conditions being experienced at the time.
 
 
Can I bring a pram / stroller / baby capsule into North Queensland Stadium?

For safety reasons strollers / prams / baby capsules are not permitted inside North Queensland Stadium.  These items are able to be cloaked prior to entry at Gate A or Gate E.

Tickets for all events held at North Queensland Stadium should only be purchased through Ticketmaster.  All questions regarding ticketing should be directed to Ticketmaster.

 


Where can I buy tickets for events at North Queensland Stadium?

Ticketmaster is the ONLY authorised ticketing agent for events at North Queensland Stadium. 
 
 
What do I do if I purchased through an unauthorized reseller?

North Queensland Stadium has no ability to check the validity of tickets not purchased through Ticketmaster. North Queensland Stadium and its associated teams or promoters have no obligation to honour tickets purchased from unauthorized re-sellers such as Viagogo, Ticketmaster Resale, Tickets, Ebay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia, Ticket Merchant, Ticket Blaster, Ticket Bis, Queenoftickets or any other outlets or reseller.
 

Can I buy tickets at North Queensland Stadium on event days?

North Queensland Stadium has ticket box offices located at Gate A and Gate D (see the North Queensland Stadium Map for locations) where tickets (dependent on event capacity/availability) will be for sale. 
 
These box offices may also be available for ticket collection (subject to the team or promoters requirements).


Are there alcohol-free seating options?

There may be unlicensed seating options available via Ticketmaster. This is dependent on the seating requirements for each event.  Patrons are not permitted to consume any alcohol in these areas.


I have lost my ticket. What should I do?

All queries regarding lost, stolen or damaged tickets should be directed through where you purchased them, such as Ticketmaster or North Queensland Cowboys Membership Department.
 
If you lose your ticket on your way to an event, please see someone at the Box Offices (located at Gate A and Gate D) for assistance.


Does my child need a ticket?

Depending on the event you are attending, your child may not need a ticket if they do not occupy a seat. Please get in touch with the team or promoter of the event to find out more information.


How do I make group ticket bookings?

Groups bookings are made through Ticketmaster Groups by calling 1300 889 278 or emailing groups@ticketmaster.com.au.
 
Please note: Some events do not offer group discounts.  The ability to hold seats does not apply to all events.  Please check with the Ticketmaster Groups Operator for more details.


How do I purchase accessible seating?

For accessible seating and tickets, please contact Ticketmaster Accessible Seating on 1300 446 925 or email mail.bookings@ticketmaster.com.au.

Find out more information on accessibility at North Queensland Stadium on our Accessibility and PWD page.
 

How do I qualify for a concession ticket?

Concession availability and entitlements vary from event to event, depending on the team or promoter's Terms and Conditions. Information about concession tickets will be provided at point of sale on the Ticketmaster website or you can enquire when purchasing over the phone.
 
 
How are the rows numbered?

At North Queensland Stadium Row A is the first row (i.e. closest to the field of play) moving through the alphabet. There is no Row ‘I’ or Row ‘O’ at North Queensland Stadium.
 
Row AA is after Row Z; and Row BB is behind Row AA etc.


In NRL mode; where are the team tunnels?

At North Queensland Stadium the away team run out of the tunnel in-between Bay 104 and Bay 105; and the home team run out in-between Bay 108 and Bay 109. All these bays are located in the Western Grandstand.

All Accessibility and PWD information for patrons can be found on our Accessibility page.



Is accessible seating available at North Queensland Stadium?

Accessible seating tickets can be purchased directly through Ticketmaster. Please call or email Ticketmaster’s Accessible Seating Line if you have a Wheelchair, Companion Card or Special Needs booking requirements.


Are there accessible toilets at North Queenslaopernd Stadium?

There are a number of accessible toilets located throughout North Queensland Stadium. For general public patrons toilet access is from the Level 1 concourse; for corporate guests there is accessible toilet access in close proximity/within the corporate space.


Is there wheelchair access to all PWD seating areas?

Yes.  Please talk to the friendly customer service staff when you arrive at the stadium and they will be able to show you the best route to your seat.


Is there PWD parking at North Queensland Stadium?

There will be limited accessible car parking available at North Queensland Stadium. More information will be available on our website closer to the stadium opening.


Is there PWD drop off areas at North Queensland Stadium?

There will be accessible drop off areas available at North Queensland Stadium. More information will be available on our website closer to the stadium opening.

View the North Queensland Stadium Map to see the location of our major facilities including gates, box offices, information, lift access, parents rooms and more.



Is there a TAB facility inside North Queensland Stadium?

There are no TAB facilities at North Queensland Stadium.
 

Are there parent rooms and baby changing facilities inside North Queensland Stadium?

There are four dedicated Parents’ Rooms within North Queensland Stadium located in each corner of the stadium on the Level 1 concourse.  See the Stadium Map for more details.
 
 
Is there a changing place facility?

There is a changing place facility located on the North West corner of the Level 1 concourse.  See the Stadium Map for more details.


Do you have ATMs?

ATMs will be available at North Queensland Stadium. Locations will be confirmed closer to the opening of the stadium.
 
All food, beverage and merchandise outlets have EFTPOS facilities. 


Do you have first aid facilities?

There are two first aid rooms located on Level 1 Concourse.  See the Stadium Map for locations.